Municipal Elections

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CURRENT LIST OF MAYORAL, CLERK, AND TREASURER FILERS TO DATE

VIEW LIST OF CURRENT MAYORAL, CLERK, AND TREASURER FILERS (PDF)

RESOURCES:

PETITION CIRCULATION - 08/25/2020 – 11/23/2020

First day to circulate nomination papers for established political parties and nonpartisan who file between NOVEMBER 16-23, 2020. (10 ILCS 5/10-4, 10-6; 615 ILCS 90/5)

Download Established Political Party and Nonpartisan Petition (PDF)

  • SIMULTANEOUS MUNICIPALITY PETITION – FILING NOTICE OF LOTTERY - established political parties and nonpartisan lottery will be held on December 2, 2020 at 9:00 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, November 16, 2020; and/or (b) within the last hour of the filing period, November 23, 2020 [10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)]

NOTE:  NOVEMBER 23, 2020 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.

PETITION CIRCULATION - 09/22/2020 – 12/21/2020

First day to circulate nomination papers for independent who file between DECEMBER 14-21, 2020. (10 ILCS 5/10-4, 10-6; 615 ILCS 90/5)

Download Independent Petition (PDF)

  • SIMULTANEOUS MUNICIPALITY PETITION – FILING NOTICE OF LOTTERY - independent lottery will be held on December 30, 2020 at 9:00 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 14, 2020; and/or (b) within the last hour of the filing period, December 21, 2020 [10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)]

NOTE:  DECEMBER 21, 2020 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.

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