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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Last day established party candidates to file nominating petitions
Last day (by 5:00 p.m.) for candidates of established political parties to file original nomination papers (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) in the principal office of the State Board of Elections for United States Senate, statewide executive offices, congressional offices, Democratic Party state central committeemen and committeewomen, legislative offices, multi-county regional superintendent of schools and judicial offices, or for any office to be elected by the voters of more than one county.
(10 ILCS 5/7-12(1), 8-9)
STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WILL BE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 28 & 29 IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS.
Last day for established party candidates to file in county
Last day (by 5:00 p.m.) for candidates of established political parties for county offices to file original nomination papers (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) in the office of the county clerk for county offices, township committeemen (Cook County), and precinct committeemen (in counties containing a population of less than 2,000,000).
[10 ILCS 5/1-4, 7-12(2), 7-12(5)]
Last day to file economic interest
Last day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the proper office as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Candidates who file petitions with the county clerk and have a current economic interest statement on file for the same office with the same county do not have to file an additional receipt. Candidates who file petitions with the State Board of Elections must file a current receipt for the same office with the petitions. The receipt, if required, must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m.
[5 ILCS 420/4A-105, 10 ILCS 5/7-12(8)]
EXCEPTION: Candidates for federal and party offices, (U.S. Senate, Representatives in Congress, Democratic Party state central committeemen and committeewomen, precinct committeemen and township committeemen) are not required to file an Economic Interest Statement.
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