Resources - For Candidates

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Key 2021 Election Dates

  • Primary Election

    • - Aug. 25, 2020: Petitioning Starts for Nonpartisan Municipal Office Candidates like Mayor, Alderperson, Village President, Village Trustee, etc. and for Established Party Partisan Township Office Candidates like Township Supervisor, Township Trustee, etc.
    • - Nov. 16-23, 2020: Filing Period
    • - Feb. 23, 2021: Primary Election
  • Consolidated Election

    • - Sep. 22, 2020: Petitioning Starts for New Party Partisan Township Office Candidates like Township Supervisor, Township Trustee, etc. and Non-Municipal Nonpartisan Office Candidates like Park Board Commissioner, Library Board Trustee, School Board Member, Regional Board of School Trustees, College Board Trustee, etc.
    • - Dec. 14-21, 2020: Filing Period
    • - Apr. 6, 2021: Consolidated Election

ILGP Resources

Party Resources & Expectations for ILGP Recognized Candidates

ILGP Municipal & Local Nonpartisan Candidate Questionnaire - .docx - .odt - .pdfrequired to run as an ILGP-recognized candidate in municipal & local nonpartisan elections

ILGP State Candidate Questionnaire - .docx - .odt - .pdfrequired to run for the ILGP nomination

ILGP Federal Candidate Questionnaire - .docx - .odt - .pdfrequired to run for the ILGP nomination

Campaign Quickstart Guide - Three steps to get your campaign up and running ASAP

2019 ILGP Candidate Nomination Process

Illinois Ballot Petition Signature Requirements

Illinois State Board of Elections Resources

2020 Illinois Candidates Guide

2020 Illinois Election Calendar at a Glance

2020 Illinois Election & Campaign Finance Calendar

2021 Illinois Candidates Guide

2021 Illinois Election & Campaign Finance Calendar