2016 Primary Election Information
Livingston County Clerk Kristy Masching has announced that petition packets will be available in her office on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, for nominations in the March 15, 2016 Primary Election. The first day in which nomination papers (petitions) may be circulated is Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Petitions may be obtained through Monday, November 30, 2015. County Offices to appear on the ballot are: County Board (12 seats, 4-year terms; and one unexpired 2-year term), Circuit Clerk, Coroner, and State’s Attorney. Precinct Committeemen will be elected at the March election. Signature requirements will be included in the packets for each office.
The first date that petitions may be filed in the County Clerk’s Office for the aforementioned offices, is Monday, November 23, 2015 starting at 8:00 a.m. The final deadline for filing is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2015. (The County Clerk’s Office will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27, 2015.)
The 2016 Candidate’s Guide and the Election and Campaign Finance Calendar can be found on the State Board of Elections website at www.elections.state.il.us.
Additional election information may be obtained from the Livingston County Clerk’s Office at 815-844-2006, or click here.