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Event:First day independent and new party candidates to file
Event Date(s):6/16/2014
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:First day for candidates of new 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 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. The petition must also include a complete slate of candidates and a certificate of officers authorized to fill a vacancy in nomination. Failure to file the certificate will result in the party forfeiting the ability to fill a vacancy in nomination.
(10 ILCS 5/10-2, 10-5, 10-6)

First day for independent candidates 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, 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 5/10-3, 10-5, 10-6)

First day for candidates of new political parties for county offices to file original nomination papers (must contain original sheet signed by voters and circulators) in the office of the county clerk. New political party petitions must include a complete slate of candidates and a certificate stating the names and addresses of the party officers authorized to fill vacancies in nomination. Failure to file the certificate will result in the party forfeiting the ability to fill a vacancy in nomination.
(10 ILCS 5/10-2, 10-5, 10-6)

First day for independent candidates to file for county offices and candidates for nonpartisan offices to file original nomination papers (must contain original sheet signed by voters and circulators) in the office of the county clerk.
(10 ILCS 5/10-3, 10-3.1, 10-5, 10-6)


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