Madison Township Trustee

Background about the Office:

  • Candidates for this office are elected in odd year General Elections.
  • There are three Trustees of Madison Township.
    • This office will have 2 open seats on the ballot in 2017.
    • This office will have 1 open seat on the ballot in 2019.
  • Each term is 4 years. (R.C. 505.01)
  • Each term begins on January 1st following the election. (R.C. 505.01)
  • The salary for this office is $11,318.00 per year as reported by Madison Township (2014).

Current Elected Officials:

  • Thomas Hall (seat expires in 2017)
  • Brian E. McGuire (seat expires in 2017)
  • Alan Daniel (seat expires in 2019)

What are the requirements to run for Madison Twp Trustee?

Candidates for this position must:

  • Live within Madison Township.
  • Be a registered elector of Madison Township.
  • Be at least 18 years of age. (OH Const. Art. V, §1, Art. XV §4)

 How do I run for a Madison Twp Trustee?

  1. Complete petition form 3-R.
  2. Required signatures. (R.C. 3513.253)
    • Collect between 25 and 75 signatures
    • File petitions with the Butler County Board of Elections no later than 90 days before the date of the General election. (R.C. 3513.253)
    • Pay filing fee by check or with exact change of $30.00. (R.C. 3513.10, 3513.261)

What are the Campaign Finance Requirements?

All candidates running for office who spend any money, including their own personal funds, must file a Designation of Treasurer (Form 30-D) and complete subsequent reports. Candidates for this office should file with the Butler County Board of Elections.

Call Candidate and Ballot Services at 513-887-3700, ext. 3 with any questions or for more information.