2018 General - November 6
Now that the March 20,2018 General Primary is over, it is time to get ready for the November 6, 2018 General Election!
Petition Filing Dates for Independent and New Parties:
Circulate Candidate Petitions - March 27, 2018 thru June 25, 2018
Signature Requirements (for candidates who are planning to run for office in 2018)
Vacancy in Nomination:
June 4 - Last day for established party managing committee to appoint someone to fill a vacancy when no candidate was nominated at the General Primary Election.(resolution to fill a vacancy in nomination form)
June 4 - Last day for appointee, by established party managing committee, to file the following documents when no candidate was nominated at the General Primary Election. The following documents must be filed together: (1) notice of appointment by the appropriate committee, (2) nominating petitions, (3) statement of candidacy and (4) statement of economic interest.
File Candidate Petitions (Independent and New Party) - June 18, 2018 thru June 25, 2018.
Last day for established and new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices (occurring on or after the primary and prior to certification--does not apply to vacancies which occur due to a failure to nominate at the primary) - August 29, 2018.
Last day a person may file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate is September 6, 2018.
(Write-ins shall be counted only for persons who have filed a Declaration of Intent. 10 ILCS 5/7-61, 10-11).
Candidate's Guide (click here)
NOTE: Forms for candidates are not included in Guide
Election and Campaign Finance Calendar (click here)
McLean County Offices up for election in 2018:
4-Year Term Offices Current Incumbent
County Clerk - Kathy Michael(R)
County Treasurer - Rebecca McNeil(R)
County Sheriff - Jon Sandage(R)
County Board Member - District 1 - Don Cavallini(R)
County Board Member - District 2 - Jim Soeldner(R)
County Board Member - District 3 - Randy L. Martin(R)
County Board Member - District 4 - Mark W. Johnson(R)
County Board Member - District 5 - David F.W. Selzer(R)
County Board Member - District 6 - Laurie Wollrab(D)
County Board Member - District 7 - Ryan Scritchlow(R)
County Board Member - District 8 - Paul R. Segobiano(D)
County Board Member - District 9 - Erik Rankin(D)
County Board Member - District 10 - Chuck Erickson(R)
NOTE ABOUT COUNTY BOARD MEMBERS
: The County Board consists of ten (10) Districts. Each District is served by two (2) Board Members, serving 4-Year terms. Every even-numbered year, one (1) of the Offices in each District is up for election.
Current Precinct Committeemen Directory (Click Here)
Which Precincts are in each County Board District?:
County Board District 1
County Board District 2
County Board District 3
County Board District 4 - Part of Bloomington Precincts 5 and 41 are are also in County Board District 8. Click Here for BEC map.
County Board District 5
County Board District 6
County Board District 7 - Part of Bloomington Precinct 23 is also in County Board District 8. Click Here for BEC map.
County Board District 8 - Part of Bloomington Precincts 5 and 41 are also in County Board District 4. Click
Here for BEC map.
- Part of Bloomington Precinct 23 is also in County Board District 7. Click Here for BEC map.
County Board District 9 - Part of Bloomington Precinct 44 is also in County Board District 10. Click Here for BEC map.
County Board District 10 - Part of Bloomington Precinct 44 is also in County Board District 9. Click Here for BEC map.
Please note that this site is provided for informational purposes only.
Candidates are strongly advised to obtain legal counsel regarding their legal qualifications for office, proper method for completing petition forms with respect to the office, the minimum and maximum number of required signatures, and any other filing requirements.
Additional information may be obtained by calling the McLean County Clerk's Office at 309-888-5899, or by contacting the State Board of Elections at 217-782-4141.
**Reminder: McLean County has two Election Authorities. Our office handles all but City of Bloomington. Click HERE for the Bloomington Election Commission's Website.