Independent, New Party Petitions Available for November Election

Filing starts June 16.

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots. Credit: File photo
Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots. Credit: File photo

Submitted by Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots;

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots announced this week that petitions will be available for New Party or Independent Candidates wishing to be placed on the ballot for the General Election to be held on November 4, 2014.  

The following countywide offices and County Board districts are up for election: County Clerk, County Treasurer, County Sheriff and Will County Superintendent of Schools (four year terms); two County Board Members from County Board Districts 2, 5, 9  and 11 (four year terms).

Petitions will also be available for three Trustees (four year term) in the East Joliet Sanitary District and two Trustees (four year term) in the Lockport Heights Sanitary District.

Petitions and all necessary forms, including signature requirements, will be available at the County Clerk’s Office at 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet on Tuesday, March 25.  You may request that a petition [acket be mailed to you at elections@willcountyillinois.com.  

Petitions for federal, state and judicial offices will be available from the State Board of Elections. 

The first day to file petitions will be Monday, June 16, 2014. Filing deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, June 23. Petitions received by mail in the County Clerk’s Office before June 16 will be returned. 

Visit our website at www.thewillcountyclerk.com for this and other election information.


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