Dakota County Attorney
Employer / Organization
Nov 06, 2018
Dec 01, 2017 - Sep 01, 2018
The county attorney is the chief prosecutor for the district, representing the government in criminal cases. The attorney investigates crimes, decides whether or not to bring charges against suspects, negotiates plea bargains, and tries cases before juries or judges. The attorney may also serve as legal counsel for the government.
Application GuidelinesIf you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county clerk or election commissioner. This office 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 September deadline is for general election candidates who file by petition. Non-incumbent primary candidates must file by March 1.
Submit application to:
Dakota County Clerk, 1601 Broadway St., Dakota City, NE, 68731, US