Running for County Offices

Every person seeking public office needs to register with the appropriate filing officer as soon as the person has formulated the intent to run for office. The Walworth County Clerk is the filing officer for the following offices:

  • County Board Supervisor
  • County Clerk
  • County Treasurer 
  • Register of Deeds
  • Clerk of Circuit Court
  • Sheriff
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Municipal Court Judge

Forms & Information

The County Clerk's staff welcomes the opportunity to assist county candidates in the proper completion of ballot access forms. Our knowledgeable staff can provide candidate packets and sample forms to assist candidates. For forms and information, please come to the County Clerk's office in the Government Center at:
100 W Walworth Street
Room 101
Elkhorn, WI 53121

The Wisconsin Elections Commission website provides key information on becoming a candidate.