Defiance County Commissioner, Position 1

Employer / Organization

Defiance County

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2018 - May 07, 2018


The board of commissioners leads the county government—passing legislation and administering services and programs. Commissioners approve budgets, hire staff, and set policy. The board may elect some of its members to leadership positions, such as president or chairperson, which are usually held for one-year terms.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county board of elections. The board 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 deadline shown is for independent candidates, who must file by the day before the primary election. Party candidates must meet earlier deadlines in order to participate in the primary.

Submit application to:
Defiance County Board of Elections, 1300 E. Second St., Suite 103, Defiance, OH, 43512, US