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Municipal Elections

RESOURCES:

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK OF LAKE COUNTY ~ Elections
https://www.lakecountyil.gov/301/Candidate-Power

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
https://www.elections.il.gov/
https://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx

2019 STATE OF ILLINOIS CANDIDATE’S GUIDE 
https://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2019CanGuide.pdf

2019 ELECTION CALENDAR
https://www.elections.il.gov/upcomingcalendarevents.aspx

PETITION CIRCULATION - 8/28/2018 – 11/26/2018

First day to circulate nomination papers for established political party*candidates who file between NOVEMBER 19-26. 2018(10 ILCS 5/7-10, 7-12, 10-4, 10-6) 
DOWNLOAD PETITION HERE

SIMULTANEOUS MUNICIPALITY PETITION 8/28/2018 – 11/26/2018* FILING NOTICE OF LOTTERY – will be held on December 5, 2018 at 8:30 am in City of Waukegan Council Chambers for conducting the lottery when two or more petitions are received simultaneously for the same office and party: (a) as of the opening hour of the filing period, November 19, 2018; and/or (b) within the last hour of the filing period, November 26, 2018 [10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)]

NOTE:  11/26/2018* Last day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the county clerk as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. The receipt must be filed on or before this date with the local election official or election authority who received the nomination papers.

(5 ILCS 420/4A-105; 10 ILCS 5/7-12(8), 10-5)

PETITION CIRCULATION - 9/18/2018 – 12/17/2018

First day to circulate nomination papers for independent** who file between DECEMBER 10 – 17, 2018(10 ILCS 5/10-4, 10-6; 615 ILCS 90/5)

Download petition here

SIMULTANEOUS MUNICIPALITY PETITION 9/18/2018 – 12/17/2018**FILING NOTICE OF LOTTERY – will be held on December 24, 2018 at 8:30 am in City of Waukegan Council Chambers for conducting the lottery when two or more petitions are received simultaneously for the same office: (a) as of the opening hour of the filing period, December 10, 2018; and/or (b) within the last hour of the filing period, December 17, 2018 [10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)]

NOTE:  12/17/2018** Last day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the county clerk as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. The receipt must be filed on or before this date with the local election official or election authority who received the nomination papers.

(5 ILCS 420/4A-105; 10 ILCS 5/7-12(8), 10-5)