Herkimer County District Attorney

Employer / Organization

Herkimer County

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Mar 30, 2020 - Mar 30, 2020


The district attorney is the chief prosecutor for the county, representing the government in criminal cases. The district attorney investigates crimes, decides whether or not to bring charges against suspects, negotiates plea bargains, and tries cases before juries or judges.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county elections board. The elections board 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. Party candidates will need to meet earlier deadlines to participate in the primary.

Submit application to:
Herkimer County Board of Elections, 109 Mary Street, Herkimer, NY, 13350, US