Candidate Filing Dates - December 17-26 for the April 2013 Consolidated Election
December 6, 2012 04:20 PM
Filing documents will be accepted for the following offices: Mayor, City Clerk and one (1) Aldermanic seat for the Second, Fourth and Sixth Wards. Candidates must present the City Clerk with petition sheets, a Statement of Candidacy and their Receipt for filing Statement of Economic Interest. Filing of the Loyalty Oath is optional.
Petitions will be accepted December 17 – December 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. City Hall, including Clerk’s Office, is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and will also be closed on December 24 and 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Please call Clerk Henneman at 847/318-5204 if you have any questions.
Interested parties may obtain additional information from the State of Illinois Board of Elections website. Candidate packets are available in the Clerk’s office. All candidates are advised to seek the legal advice with regards to the proper method for completing the petition forms for a specific office, the minimum and maximum number of signatures required, and the circulation and filing of any nomination papers.