For Immediate Release
September 14, 2022
Contact: Village Clerk Lori K. Romine, 847-395-1000 x 1304
Election Petition Packets Available
The April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election will include the following Village of Antioch offices:
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 19, 2022. Packets may be picked up in-person at the Village Hall, or requested via email at email@example.com.
The first day to circulate nominating petitions is Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
The first day to file nominating petitions at the Village of Antioch is on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and the last day to file is Monday, December 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
The Village of Antioch will accept petitions during normal hours for the office of the Village Clerk from 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 19, 2022.
*Please note that the filing period hours in the Village Clerk’s office are different than the hours Village Hall is open. Anyone in line to file their petitions at 8:00 am on Monday, December 12 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 19, 2022.
No petitions will be accepted after 5:00 pm on Monday, December 19, 2022.
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.
# # #