Cumberland County District Attorney

Employer / Organization

Cumberland County

Next Election

Nov 05, 2019

Filing Window

Feb 19, 2019 - Aug 01, 2019

Description

The district attorney is the chief prosecutor for the county, representing the government in criminal cases. The district attorney investigates crimes, decides whether or not to bring charges against suspects, negotiates plea bargains, and tries cases before juries or judges.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county elections office. The elections office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. The filing deadline shown is for third party and independent candidates. Major party candidates must meet earlier deadlines to participate in the primary.

Submit application to:
Cumberland County Board of Elections, 1601 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, PA, 17013, US