Nancy Schultz Voots, Will County Clerk, wishes to remind candidates who will be filing petitions for the March 18, 2014 General Primary Election, that the first day to file is Monday, November 25, 2013, at 8:30 a.m., in the County Clerk’s Office, 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet. The Will County Clerk’s Office will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on November 28 and 29, 2013. The last day for filing is Monday, December 2, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
who file simultaneously at 8:30 a.m. on November 25th, or within the
last hour (between 4pm and 5pm) on December 2nd, will be included in
a lottery to determine ballot position, which will be held on December 10th. Any petitions received in the first mail
delivery of the first day are also included in the lottery drawing. Candidates who file after 8:30 a.m. on the
first day shall be deemed filed in the order of actual receipt. Petitions received by mail before the first
day to file, November 25th, will be returned.
Nomination petitions will be accepted
for the following offices: County Clerk,
County Treasurer, County Sheriff, and Regional Superintendent of Schools (four-year
terms); two County Board members (four-year terms) from County Board Districts 2,
5, 9 and 11, and also petitions for the election of Precinct Committeemen
(two-year terms). All other offices will
be filed with the State Board of Elections. Visit our website at www.thewillcountyclerk.com for this
and other election related information.