Candidate SEI Filing

Candidates for judicial offices (District, Superior Court, and Appeals Court Judges; Supreme Court Justice; District Attorney; and Clerk of Court), General Assembly (NC House and Senate) and Council of State must file a Candidate SEI between January 1, 2024 and January 22, 2024. Note that candidate SEI filing was moved from December 2023 to January 2024 by recent legislation.

2024 Candidate SEI Newsletter

2024 SEI Electronic Filing 

Ensures immediate confirmation of your filing and saves your information for future filings. Once you log in, the system will guide you in filing the appropriate No Change or Long Form SEI.

I.  New electronic filers must first “Create a New Account” before you will be able to file electronically.

How to Register for SEI E-Filing

II.  If you have already created an account select "Sign In".

How to E-File Your SEI

III.  If you already have an account, but have forgotten your password you can reset it.  Please do not create another account.

Forgot Your Password? How to Reset It.


2024 Candidate Manual Filing

Your information will not be saved for future filings. You must mail your SEI.

2024 SEI Long Form

For those candidates who did not file a 2023 SEI or those candidates who filed a 2023 SEI but are running for a different office in 2024.

2024 SEI No Change Form
Those candidates running for the same office and who filed a 2023 SEI.  You may  file a 2024 No Change Form if there were no changes to the information disclosed on the last SEI Long Form filed. Before filing a No Change Form please carefully review your last filed Long Form as you will be asked to affirm that there have been no changes since the filing of that Long Form.

Those Serving in a Covered Position in 2024 Who File a 2024 SEI As A Candidate Will Satisfy Their Regular SEI Filing Requirement
If you are currently serving in a  position which requires that you file a 2024 SEI you should file as a candidate and a current covered person, satisfying both the annual SEI filing requirement and the candidate filing requirement.  However, in order to meet the candidate SEI filing deadline you must file your 2024 SEI no later than January 22, 2024.