2015 Municipal Elections are just ahead. In the City of Monmouth, there are six Aldermanic positions available – one (1) four year term in each Ward along with one (1) two year term in Ward II and one (1) two year term in Ward I to fill out vacancies created by the resignations of two former Aldermen.
Candidate information for the 2015 elections is contained in the “2015 Candidates Guide” prepared by the State of Illinois Board of Elections and can be found on their website at www.elections.il.gov.
Packets containing forms and general information for our local elections can be picked up in the City Clerk’s office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The Filing Periods for the 2015 PRIMARY and GENERAL ELECTIONS are:
***November 17 – 24, 2014 is the Filing Period for:
Candidates seeking nomination at the Consolidated Primary Election February 24, 2015. (This includes candidates for Chicago municipal offices). [10 ILCS 5/7-12(3), 10-6(4)]
(Petitions may NOT be circulated prior to August 26, 2014) [10ILCS 5/10-4]
***December 15 – 22, 2014 is the Filing Period for:
Candidates seeking election at the Consolidated Election, April 7, 2015. [10 ILCS 5/10-6(2)] (Petitions may NOT be circulated prior to September 23, 2014)[10ILCS 5/10-4]
Independent and nonpartisan candidates must file nominating petitions.
If anyone has any questions, please call the City Clerk’s office and ask to speak with the City Clerk.