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SEI Instructions & Form

** 2018 CANDIDATES—The 2017/2018 SEI Form for Candidates will be available for filing on December 1. Please check back for forms and more filing information.
•   WHO has to file?
o   Under the State Ethics Act, candidates (including incumbent candidates) for the following offices must file a Statement of Economic Interest disclosing certain financial, professional, and personal information about the candidate and his or her immediate family. (G.S. 138A-22):
  • Governor
  • Lt. Governor
  • Council of State
  • NC House of Representatives
  • NC Senate
  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeals
  • Superior Court Judge
  • District Court Judge
  • District Attorney
  • Clerk of Court
o   If you are NOT a candidate for one of the offices listed above, but need to file an SEI, please return to the main page and select the correct SEI form.
•   WHEN is the filing deadline?
o   The filing deadline is March 12, 2018.
•    WHAT form do I file? Use 2018 Candidate SEI Forms only!
o   The 2017 Candidate SEI forms are currently available. The 2018 Candidate SEI forms will be available on January 1, 2018.
o    If you filed a 2017 SEI with the State Ethics Commission and you have not had any changes in the information reported, you may file the 2018 Candidate No Change Form.
o    You MUST file the 2018 Candidate SEI Long Form IF:
  • There are changes since your last 2017 SEI filing, or
  • You did not file a 2017 SEI.
•   WHERE do I file?      NEW THIS YEAR!
o   All candidates must file their 2018 Candidate SEIs with the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement, not with a County Board of Elections. All candidates may file electronically, by mail, or by hand delivery. Electronic filing instructions are immediately below. If filing by hand delivery, candidates must file their SEIs at the 3rd floor of the Dobbs Building, located at 430 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. If filing by mail, the mailing address is 1324 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1324.
•   HOW do I file?  Candidates now have 2 filing options:
  1. File Electronically. The State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement encourages you to complete the form online and file electronically using the links below.
    1. Instructions on how to obtain an NCID.
    2. Instructions on using the web form.
  2. Manual. Print the form as instructed below. Complete by hand, sign, and mail or deliver the form to the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement. Keep a copy for your records.
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Electronic Filing

Type your responses and file your SEI electronically. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND ELECTRONIC FILING. It’s fast, easy, ensures immediate confirmation of your filing, and saves your information for future filings.

Manual Filing

Print PDF document and handwrite your responses and mail or hand deliver your SEI.

You MUST complete the ENTIRE form or you will be asked to re-file!! Do not leave answers blank!

2018 Candidate No Change Form