Candidate Filing Information

All candidates who file for office must have an active Campaign Finance Committee. Paperwork to register a new committee must be filed within 10 days of organizing the committee or filing a Notice of Candidacy, whichever occurs first.

To see a list of current candidates, view our Upcoming Election Information page.

Candidate Filing Periods are set by GS 163-106.2 and GS 163-294.2 Candidates may only file for contests listed during the specified time period.

Candidates for contests listed below will file their Notice of Candidacy at the Wake County Board of Elections, provided they are registered to vote in Wake County. Click each contest for specific requirements and qualifications.

Please review the Wake County Check Acceptance Policy for filing fees.

For information on petitions and contests not listed, visit the NC State Board of Elections website.

North Carolina State Senate

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 1, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 19, 2025
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 25 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a North Carolina resident for at least 2 years by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in for at least 1 year by Election Day
  • Districts included in Wake County: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 16, 2025
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2026
  • General Election: November 3, 2026

North Carolina State House of Representatives

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 1, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 19, 2025
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in for at least 1 year by Election Day
  • Districts included in Wake County: 11, 21, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 49 & 66
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 16, 2025
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2026
  • General Election: November 3, 2026

Wake County Board of Commissioners

Districts 4, 5 & 6

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 6, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 17, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day.
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in.
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 14, 2027
  • Primary Date: March 7, 2028
  • General Election: November 7, 2028

2 At-Large Seats + Districts 1, 2, 3 & 7

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 1, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 19, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years (with the exception of the At-Large seat receiving the second most votes, which will be 2 years)
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day.
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in.
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 16, 2025
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2026
  • General Election: November 3, 2026

Wake County Board of Education

Districts 3, 4, 5, 6 & 8

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 5, 2024
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 19, 2024
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $306.38
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 16, 2024
  • Election Date: November 5, 2024

Districts 1, 2, 7 & 9

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 6, 2026
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 17, 2026
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of the district you wish to file in
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 14, 2026
  • Election Date: November 3, 2026

Wake County Clerk of Superior Court

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 1, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 19, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 16, 2025
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2026
  • General Election: November 3, 2026

Wake County Register of Deeds

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 6, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 17, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 14, 2027
  • Primary Date: March 7, 2028
  • General Election: November 7, 2028

Wake County Sheriff

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, December 1, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, December 19, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: TBD
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must bring felony disclosure statement, per Session Law 2021-107
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County
  • Must be registered with a North Carolina recognized political party for at least 90 days at the time of filing your Notice of Candidacy per GS 163-106.1
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., December 16, 2025
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2026
  • General Election: November 3, 2026

Wake County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors

1 Board Seat

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, June 10, 2024
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 5, 2024
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $5.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 1, 2024
  • Election Date: November 5, 2024

Angier Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Angier Board of Commissioners

Wards 1 & 3

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a residentof Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/ward)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Wards 2 & 4

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/ward)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Apex Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $75.00
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Apex Town Council

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Cary Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $137.00
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 16, 2027
  • Election Date: October 5, 2027

Cary Town Council

1 At-Large Seat + Districts A & C

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $114.00
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/district)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: October 7, 2025

1 At-Large Seat + Districts B & D

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $114.00
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/district)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: October 5, 2027

Durham Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: $431.98
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Primary Date: October 7, 2025
  • General Election: November 4, 2025

Durham City Council

Wards 1, 2 & 3

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $366.08
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/ward)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Primary Date: October 7, 2025
  • General Election: November 4, 2025

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $366.08
  • Filing fee must be check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Primary Date: October 5, 2027
  • General Election: November 2, 2027

Fuquay-Varina Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: $10.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Fuquay-Varina Board of Commissioners

2 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $10.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Garner Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Garner Town Council

2 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Holly Springs Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Holly Springs Town Council

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Knightdale Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Knightdale Town Council

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Morrisville Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Morrisville Town Council

1 At-Large Seat + Districts 2 & 4

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $15.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/district)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

1 At-Large Seat + Districts 1 & 3

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $15.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/district)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Raleigh Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 5, 2024
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 19, 2024
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: $250.00
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 16, 2024
  • Election Date: November 5, 2024

Raleigh City Council

2 At-Large Seats + Districts A, B, C, D & E

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 5, 2024
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 19, 2024
  • Term Length: 2 years
  • Filing Fee: $200.00
  • Filing fee must be a check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality/district)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., July 16, 2024
  • Election Date: November 5, 2024

Rolesville Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Rolesville Board of Commissioners

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $15.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Wake Forest Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Wake Forest Board of Commissioners

2 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $15.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Wendell Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: Noon, July 2, 2027
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 16, 2027
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 13, 2027
  • Election Date: November 2, 2027

Wendell Board of Commissioners

3 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Zebulon Mayor

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $50.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025

Zebulon Board of Commissioners

2 At-Large Seats

  • Candidate Filing Begins: 8:30 a.m., July 7, 2025
  • Candidate Filing Ends: Noon, July 18, 2025
  • Term Length: 4 years
  • Filing Fee: $25.00
  • Filing fee may be paid in cash or check made payable to: Wake County Board of Elections
  • Must bring valid photo identification
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by Election Day
  • Must be a resident of Wake County (within the corporate limits of this municipality)
  • Deadline to withdraw a Notice of Candidacy: 5:00 p.m. July 15, 2025
  • Election Date: November 4, 2025