Candidate Information

2016 Election Calendar
Click here for the complete 2016 Election Calendar compiled by the Illinois State Board of Elections (PDF document).

 March 15, 2016 
Primary Election Candidates Guide
Click here for candidate requirements and petition filing information from the State Board of Elections.

Sample Ballots for Upcoming Election

The sample ballots for the upcoming election will give voters a chance t see the format and design of the ballot prior to them casting their votes.  Click the appropriate political Party to see their sample ballots.  Please note that all of the races listed may not necessarily be on the actual ballot for your precinct.

Publication Ballot – Democratic GP2016

Publication Ballot – Republican GP2016

Offices to be voted upon for this Election include:

  • Circuit Clerk
  • County Recorder
  • State’s Attorney
  • County Coroner
  • Precinct Committeemen

County Board members will also be voted for as follows:

  • District 1 – 1 Member
  • District 2 – 2 Full Term Members & 1 Un-Expired Term
  • District 3 – 1 Member
  • District 4 – 2 Members
  • District 5 – 2 Members

 

Signature requirements for these offices are designated by political party as follows:

Office  Democratic Republican Independent
 County Wide Offices 68 54 816-1305
 County Board – District 1 14 13 172-276
 County Board – District 2 14 13 169-269
 County Board – District 3 8 7 98-157
 County Board – District 4 16 18 195-311
 County Board – District 5 15 15 182-290

Precinct Committeemen need to acquire at least 10 signatures from voters within their respective precincts.