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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Candidate Information

In this area, prospective candidates for office will find information and forms necessary to move forward with running for office.  Prospective candidates are advised to obtain legal counsel as to their qualifications for office, the proper method for completing the petition forms with respect to the office, the qualifications of the signers and circulators, etc.

Prospective candidates seeking information can download the County Offices, County Board, Forest Preserve and Committeeperson petition packets or they can be picked up in the Election Division office.  Packets are made available 7-10 days prior to the first day to start circulating petitions.  First day to start circulating petitions is: September 3, 2019.

Prospective candidates seeking information can download the School Board petition packets or they can be picked up in the Election Division office.  Packets are made available 7-10 days prior to the first day to start circulating petitions.  First day to start circulating petitions is:  To be announced for the upcoming election.

Prospective candidate filing materials for Consolidated Elections are obtained from the district office of the unit of government for which the office is sought.

Election laws prescribe the forms to be submitted in seeking nomination to office. The DuPage County Election Division has prepared suggested forms for petitions, statements of candidacy and loyalty oaths.

The Statement of Economic Interests is available from and filed with the DuPage County Clerk's Office.

The Illinois State Board of Elections compiles pamphlets, guides and other materials that may be useful for all prospective candidates running for office including:

These pamphlets, guides and other materials can be found on the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

 

View the Illinois State Election Code