Welcome to Candidate University!

The Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections Office is offering a program called "Candidate University" for those seeking to run for public office or any member of the public interested in learning about the process. The program is designed to inform interested persons of the appropriate procedures and documents required to run for office in Okaloosa County.

Candidate University consists of a three-hour curriculum focused on the fundamentals of becoming and being a candidate. Participants will be introduced to each step involved in the process including pre-filing, collecting petitions and qualifying. Campaign pitfalls will also be discussed as well as audits, recounts and contest of elections. All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the program and there is no cost to attend.


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UPCOMING Candidate University Schedule

Fort Walton Beach Class
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Supervisor of Elections South Office
1250 Eglin Parkway
1st Floor Conference Room


Buddy Brackin Bldg.
302 N Wilson St, Suite 102
Supervisor of Election's Conference Room
Crestview Class
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Supervisor of Elections Main Office
302 N Wilson St, Suite 102
Supervisor of Election's Conference Room




Seating is limited! Register Today! The Deadline to Register is November 10th.



Main Office:

302 N Wilson St, Ste 102, Crestview, FL 32536-3474

Phone: (850) 689-5600 | Fax: (850) 689-5644
(M-F: 8am - 5pm)

Branch Office:

1250 Eglin Pkwy, Ste 103, Shalimar, FL 32579

Phone: (850) 651-7272
(M-F: 8am - 5pm)