For Immediate Release
December 5, 2022
Contact: Village Clerk Lori K. Romine, 847-395-1000 x 1304
Election Petition Filing
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 are currently available at the Village of Antioch, 874 Main Street, Antioch, IL. Packets may be picked up in-person at the Village Hall, or requested via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Anyone in line to file their petitions at 8:00 am on Monday, December 12 will be provided with a “simultaneous filer” receipt, and will be placed in a lottery to determine ballot placement. Any petitions received by the Village Clerk’s Office in the first mail delivery on Monday, December 12, 2022 will also be deemed filed as of 8:00 am that day and placed into the ballot placement lottery. In order to qualify for the Simultaneous Filing Lottery on the last day of filing, you must file your petition between the hours of 4:00-5:00pm on Monday, December 19, 2022.
Candidate petitions (whether filed in person, or by mail) MUST be received between December 12, 2022 and December 19, 2022 by the Clerk or it will be rejected as untimely. No petitions will be accepted after 5:00 pm on Monday, 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.
Copies of filed petition packets and filing receipts will be made available upon request.
The Village of Antioch will be able to accept objections to nominating petitions from 8:00am to 4:00pm until 5 business days after the last day to file.
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.
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