Election Petition Packets Available
The April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election will include the following Village of Antioch offices:
Mayor – 4-year term of office
Village Trustee – 3 Trustees, each for a 4-year term of office
Courtesy Election Petition Packets will be available at the Village of Antioch, 874 Main Street, Antioch, IL beginning at 1:00 pm on Monday, September 21, 2020. Packets may be picked up in-person at the Village Hall, or requested via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first day to circulate nominating petitions is Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
The first day to file nominating petitions at the Village of Antioch is on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and the last day to file is Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
The Village of Antioch will accept petitions 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. Monday – Friday during the petition filing period.* The Village will remain open to accept petitions until 5:00 pm on the last day to file, December 21, 2020.
*Please note that the filing period hours have changed from previous years in order to align with the hours the front office is open at Village Hall due to the Coronavirus. Anyone in line to file their petitions at 8:00 am on Monday, December 14 will be placed in a lottery to determine ballot placement. In order to qualify for the Simultaneous Filing Lottery on the last day of filing, you must file your petition between the hours of 4:00-5:00 pm on Monday, December 21, 2020
No petitions will be accepted after 5:00 pm on Monday, December 21, 2020.
The Village Clerk and staff cannot provide a review of nominating papers or legal opinions regarding petition papers. Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to consult competent legal counsel regarding qualifications to seek office, preparation of petition papers, circulator requirements, signature requirements, etc. After petition papers have been filed, pages cannot be amended or added. A receipt for filing the required Statement of Economic Interests may be added until 5 p.m. on the last day to file.