Ballot Layout Requirements

HOW OFFICES ARE ARRANGED ON THE BALLOT

The order of the offices are required to be listed on the ballot as follows:

  1. Circuit Court Judges
  2. Chancellor
  3. Criminal Court Judge
  4. District Attorney General
  5. Public Defender
  6. County Mayor
  7. County Commissioners
  8. Assessor of Property
  9. County Trustee
  10. General Sessions Judge
  11. Sheriff
  12. Circuit Court Clerk
  13. County Clerk
  14. Register of Deeds
  15. Road Superintendent
  16. School Board Members
  17. Constables
  18. Municipal Executive Offices
  19. Municipal Legislative Offices
  20. Municipal Judicial Offices

Candidates for municipal offices and county school board offices only have to be listed in alphabetical order. Both are required by law to run as “Non-Partisan” (no party affiliation).