Petition circulation period starts September 1
Candidates interested in running for elected-office in the March 15 Illinois Primary should note you can begin circulating nomination petitions Tuesday, September 1.
The first day for candidates of established political parties to file their nomination papers with their respective county clerk's office is Monday, November 23. The filing period runs thru Monday, November 30.
Several positions in both Ford and Iroquois County up for election in 2016. Included are the offices of Circuit Clerk, State's Attorney, Coroner and also County Board members and Precinct Committeemen.
Questions can be directed to the Iroquois County Clerk's Office in Watseka at 815-432-6960 or Ford County Clerk's Office in Paxton at 217-379-9400.