CANDIDATES FOR FEDERAL OFFICE
Candidates for Federal Offices must establish campaign committees with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Campaign Financing reports are filed with the FEC and with Delaware's Secretary of State.
To obtain a position on Delaware's ballot, Federal Candidates must submit an original filing form with Delaware's Commissioner of Elections before the closing date.
A filing fee is due at the point of filing which is submitted to the Commissioner of Elections. The fee amount is set by the candidate's political party and the check is payable to the candidate's political party. There is no filing fee for Independent candidates.