In order to run for local office, you must meet the following requirements.
- Be a citizen of the United States.
- Be 18 years of age by the day of the election in which you want to vote.
- Be a resident of the county for at least 30 days before the election if registering for the first time.
- Be on parole if convicted of a felony.
Not be in jail for a felony conviction.
For information on requirements to run for other elected offices, please refer the NYS Board of Elections website.
Running for Office | New York State Board of Elections (ny.gov)