Candidate Filing Information
The State Board of Elections has made a Press Release that affects the Filing Dates and Signature Requirements for New Party and Independent Candidates. Click the Candidate’s Guide for 2020 Elections link, below:
This is a new version of the Election & Campaign Finance Calendar for the new ruling on New Party and Independent Party Candidate filing period (July 13-July 20).
For the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election:
- 2021 Township Caucus Guide
- 2021 Candidates Guide
- 2021 Election and Campaign Finance Calendar
- 2021 Local Election Official Handbook
- Township Officials of Illinois' - Nuts and Bolts of the Township Election
Candidates and other qualified groups may request voter "walk" lists - Voter Lists Page
A Candidate’s Guide to Municipal Government(PDF) - Pamphlet illustrates and explains Municipal Government offices and structure.
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. Bloomington Election Commission(click here)