As primaries for the 2018 midterm elections approach, a number of new challengers to North Carolina incumbents are set to emerge on the local and national level. Candidates must file with the North Carolina Board of Elections for the U.S. House of Representatives, North Carolina state legislature and county offices beginning next Monday and ending Feb. 28.
2018 North Carolina state races and their respective qualifications include:
US House of Representatives: All 13 N.C. seats open
- 25 years of age or older
- U.S. citizen for at least 7 years
Resident and registered voter of North Carolina. A candidate running for Congress is not required to be a resident of the congressional district in which the candidate is seeking election.