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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Prospective Candidates for 2018

Election Ahead - Candidate Filing


The dates listed below are in compliance with the Illinois Election Code for established political party candidates wishing to appear on the March 2018 ballot.

August 28, 2017

Courtesy Nominating Petition Packets and Signature Requirements will be available on-line on our Petition Packets and in-person at the Lake County Clerk’s Office.  

September 5, 2017

First day to circulate nominating petitions for signature, not before.

November 27, 2017

The first day to file nominating petitions.

December 4, 2017

The last day to circulate and file nominating petitions.

For additional in-depth information about the upcoming election go to the Illinois State Board of Elections website and check the Candidate’s Guide and the Election and Campaign Finance Calendar.  As always, this website will list all candidates and public questions and provide details on registration, Early Voting, Vote-By-Mail and Election Day voting as current information becomes available.

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