Petroleum County Clerk & Recorder/Clerk of Court

Employer / Organization

Petroleum County

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 16, 2020


The clerk & recorder/clerk of court serves as custodian of the county's records, including legislative history, vital records, records of real estate transactions, and court documents. The clerk often compiles and processes these records as well as filing them, and may officiate marriage ceremonies and swearings into office. In some counties, the clerk may administer local elections.

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

Submit application to:
Petroleum County, Box 226, Winnett, MT, 59087, US