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Posted on: August 27, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Petitions for candidacy for the 2011 Elgin municipal election

Petitions for candidacy for the 2011 Elgin municipal election are available in the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall, Room 202, 150 Dexter Court. Expiring terms include the position of Mayor, a four year term, and three positions of Councilmember, each for a four year term. Necessary qualifications to hold the office of Mayor or Councilmember include being a registered voter in the City of Elgin, a resident of the City of Elgin for at least one year prior to the election, and not in arrears in payment of taxes or other indebtedness due to the City of Elgin.

Petitions for nomination must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office no sooner than 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 15, 2010, and no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2010. The placement of names on the ballot will be in the order of filing.

A Consolidated Primary Election will be required if more than four electors file their candidacy for Mayor or more than twelve electors file their candidacy for the three Councilmember terms. If a Consolidated Primary Election is necessary, it would be held on February 22, 2011. The Consolidated General Election will be held on April 5, 2011.

For more information regarding the 2011 municipal election, please contact the Illinois State Board of Elections at or the City Clerk’s Office at 847/931-5660.

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