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9/2/2014Last day for Sec. of State to certify retentionGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the Secretary of State to certify the names of all judges seeking retention in office t...
9/4/2014Last day for EA to publish notice of voting deviceGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to publish notice that new mechanical or electronic voting devic...
9/4/2014Last day to file as write-in candidateGENERAL ELECTIONLast day a person may file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate with the pro...
9/4/2014Last day to object to vacancy in nomination in countyGENERAL ELECTIONLast day to file objections with the county clerk to resolutions for filling a vacancy in nomination...
9/5/2014Last day for EA to provide notice for andicap and elderly votersGENERAL ELECTIONLast day the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach the elderly and han...
9/15/2014Last day to organizeGENERAL ELECTIONLast day each legislative committee and representative committee shall meet and organize. Said meeti...
9/15/2014Last day to hold state conventionGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for each established party to hold a state party convention. The call for the state convent...
9/15/2014Last day to sumbit info for guideGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for statewide and candidates for Supreme and Appellate Court judgeships to submit personal ...
9/19/2014Last day for EA have sufficient ballotsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to have in his office a sufficient number of ballots printed and...
9/20/2014Last day to publish voters' guideGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the State Board of Elections to publish the Internet Voters’ Guide on the Board’s websi...
9/22/2014Last day to notify localsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day the election authority shall notify the municipal, township and road district clerks within...
9/25/2014Last day to register for pollwatcher credentialsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for organizations of citizens which have among its purposes the investigation or prosecutio...
9/25/2014First day to file notice to create political subdivisionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision whose officers ar...
10/4/2014Last day for Sec. of State to publish pamphletGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the Secretary of State to publish and mail to every mailing address in the State a copy...
10/5/2014Date for filing affidavitsGENERAL ELECTIONDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
10/6/2014Date for filing affidavitsGENERAL ELECTIONDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
10/6/2014First day to publish notice of referendumGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be vote...
10/6/2014Last day to arrange nursing home votingGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to arrange with nursing home administrators the date and time to...
10/6/2014Last day to publish notice of electionGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for election authority to publish a notice of General Election.
(10 ILCS 5/12-1)
10/6/2014Last day for US citizen outside limits to apply for absenteeGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the United States who are no...
10/7/2014First day to send Federal only ballotGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for the election authority to send an official ballot for Federal offices only, upon recei...
10/7/2014Date for filing affidavitsGENERAL ELECTIONDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
10/7/2014Last Day to Register to VoteGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election authority. ...
10/8/2014First day for Grace Period Registration and VotingGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for grace period registration or change of address in the office of the election authority...
10/8/2014Last day to return registration suppliesGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for deputy registrars who are officials or members of a bona fide labor organization to ret...
10/12/2014Last day for EA to supply ballots to localsGENERAL ELECTIONSuggested last day for election authority to supply absentee ballot materials to local election offi...
10/13/2014First day to publish early voting sitesGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the locations of each permanent and temporary sites ...
10/14/2014Firsr day for LEO to conduct absenteeGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for local election officials (qualified municipal, township and road district clerks) auth...
10/15/2014First day to post schedule for eraly votingGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for election authority to post schedule for early voting at each location where early voti...
10/15/2014Last day for election judge to notify employerGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for employee to give employer written notice that he/she will be absent from place of emplo...
10/17/2014Last day to submit voter infoGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for election authorities to submit voter registration information to the State Board of Ele...
10/20/2014Date to file application to erase namesGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/20/2014First Day of Early VotingGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for early voting at the office of the election authority and temporary locations designate...
10/21/2014Date to file application to erase namesGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/21/2014First day hospitalized voter to applyGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitatio...
10/21/2014Last day to provide precinct listGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for county clerks (other than Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties) to provide to each coun...
10/21/2014Last day to have pollwatcher credentialsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials available for distribution.
10/21/2014Last day for SBE to have credentialsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for State Board of Elections or the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials avai...
10/23/2014Date to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/24/2014Date to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/25/2014Date to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/27/2014Last day to publish notice of referendumGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be voted...
10/27/2014Last day service member to apply for absenteeGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his spouse and dependents of...
10/27/2014Last day to send federal office only ballot and receive applicationGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to send an official ballot for Federal offices only, upon receip...
10/27/2014Last day to publish notice to create a political subdivisionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision whose officers ar...
10/27/2014Last day to file petition to create subdivisionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day to file petition (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) to create ...
10/28/2014Date BOEC(s) to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
10/29/2014Date BOEC(s) to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
10/30/2014Date BOEC(s) to hold hearingsGENERAL ELECTIONDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
10/30/2014Last day to hold public testGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to conduct public test of automatic tabulating equipment, Optica...
10/30/2014Last day to apply for "nursing home" votingGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for a physically incapacitated voter who desires to vote in person at their facility of res...
10/30/2014Last day EA to receive mailed absentee applicationGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to receive application by mail from any registered voter present...
10/30/2014Last day to publish specimen ballotGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to publish the specimen ballot labels, as near as may be, in the...
10/30/2014Last day to post names of facilitiesGENERAL ELECTIONLast day (by noon) the election authority shall post the names and addresses of nursing home facilit...
10/31/2014Last day to have ballots availableGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to have official ballots available for inspection by candidates ...
10/31/2014"Nursing home" votingGENERAL ELECTIONThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/1/2014"Nursing home" votingGENERAL ELECTIONThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/2/2014"Nursing home" votingGENERAL ELECTIONThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/2/2014Last day for early votingGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for early voting at the office of the election authority and permanent locations designated...
11/3/2014Last day to request curbside voting.GENERAL ELECTIONLast day for any temporarily or permanently physically disabled voter to request at the election aut...
11/3/2014Last day to deliver ballotsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to deliver ballots to the judges of election.
(10 ILCS 5/16...
11/3/2014Last day to vote in person absenteeGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for any registered voter, presently within the confines of the United States, to vote in pe...
11/3/2014Last day to deliver list of votersGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the election authority to deliver (prior to opening the polling places) to the judges o...
11/3/2014"Nursing home" votingGENERAL ELECTIONThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/3/2014Last day to file objectionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day to file objections to petition to create a political subdivision in the office of the appro...
11/4/2014GENERAL ELECTIONGENERAL ELECTIONGENERAL ELECTION

NOTE: General election returns are to be immediately delivered to the el...
11/4/2014Last Day of Grace Period Registration and VotingGENERAL ELECTIONLast day of grace period registration or change of address in the office of the election authority o...
11/4/2014Last day for LEO to deliver ballots and suppliesGENERAL ELECTIONDate when authorized local election officials, who have not delivered in-person absentee ballots to ...
11/6/2014Registration opensGENERAL ELECTIONRegistration opens in the offices of the election authorities and with all deputy registrars includi...
11/12/2014Last day to submit info for provisionalGENERAL ELECTIONLast day a provisional voter may submit additional information to the county clerk or board of elect...
11/15/2014Last day to certify to hold primaryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for municipal clerk to certify to the election authority the municipal ordinance providing ...
11/17/2014First day for candidate to file petitions for primaryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for candidates to file in the office of the local election official or Board of Election C...
11/17/2014Last day for SBE to certify nursing home listCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day State Board of Elections shall certify to the proper election authority a list of facilitie...
11/18/2014Deadline to validate and count ballotsGENERAL ELECTIONDeadline for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and coun...
11/24/2014Last day to file petitions for referendaCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for filing petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for re...
11/24/2014Last day for candidate to file petitions for primaryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for candidates to file in the office of the local election official or Board of Election Co...
11/24/2014Last day to file econ. interestCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the county clerk as required by the Illin...
11/25/2014Last day for canvassingGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for canvassing election results by proper canvassing board (county canvassing board or boar...
11/25/2014Last day to have lottery for tie voteGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the county clerk to conduct a lottery for a tie vote for a county office.
(10 ILCS...
11/25/2014Last day for EA to submit results to SBEGENERAL ELECTIONThe last day the election authority shall transmit to the State Board of Elections the following: (1...
11/26/2014First day to apply for absentee ballot for primaryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States, to make appli...
11/30/2014Last day to file listCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day County Central Committee Chairman shall submit a list to the election authority of applican...
11/30/2014Last day to submit list for deputy registrarsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day County Central Committee Chairman shall submit a list to the election authority of applican...
12/1/2014Term begins for judgesGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day of term of office for those judges that were elected or retained at the NOVEMBER 4, 2014, ...
12/1/2014Term begins for registrarsNABeginning of 2-year term of all deputy registrars except precinct committeemen (who began their own ...
12/1/2014Term begins for certain officesGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for term of office for the following officers:

County Clerk (55 ILCS 5/3-2001)<...
12/1/2014First day of 2-yr. termCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYBeginning of 2-year term of all deputy registrars, except precinct committeemen who began their own ...
12/2/2014Term begins...GENERAL ELECTIONFirst day of office for officers of Water Reclamation District of Chicago.
(70 ILCS 2605/3)
12/3/2014Last day to object to petitons for referendaCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day to file objections to petitions for referenda for the submission of questions of public pol...
12/3/2014Last day to withdrawCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for an individual who has filed nomination papers for two (2) or more incompatible offices ...
12/3/2014Lat day to file objections to candidatesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for filing objections to nomination papers of established political party and nonpartisan c...
12/3/2014Last day for lotteryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day lottery shall be conducted by the local election official or election authority when two (2...
12/5/2014Last day for SBE to certify resultsGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the State Board of Elections to canvass returns and proclaim the results of the electio...
12/8/2014Last day to adopt resolutionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for local governing boards to adopt a resolution or ordinance to allow a binding public que...
12/16/2014First day for EA to submit voter infoGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or o...
12/18/2014Last day to withdrawCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy in the office of the local election official or ...
12/18/2014Last day to certify referendaCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the circuit court clerk and the local election official to certify any binding public q...
12/26/2014Last day to file as write-inCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate in the office of the election of...
12/26/2014Last day to provide notice of assistance for votingCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach the elderly and han...
12/26/2014Last day to submit voter infoGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or ot...
1/2/2015First day to apply for absentee for overseas and military votersCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependents o...
1/3/2015Term begins for Federal officersGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for term of office for Federal officers elected at the NOVEMBER 4, 2014, General Election....
1/5/2015Last day to provide voter listGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for election authorities to provide to each county chairman or his representative, precinct...
1/5/2015Last day to provide lists..CONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for election authorities to provide to each county chairman or his representative, precinct...
1/10/2015Last day to have ballotsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to have in his office a sufficient number of ballots printed and...
1/12/2015Last day to notify LEOCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day the election authority shall notify the municipal, township and road district clerks within...
1/12/2015Term begins for state executive offcersGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for term of office for statewide executive officers (Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorn...
1/14/2015Term begins for GAGENERAL ELECTIONNewly elected members of the General Assembly shall convene and organize their respective chambers.<...
1/15/2015First day to mail absenteeCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for mailing or delivery of absentee ballots.
(10 ILCS 5/19-4)
1/15/2015Last day to register as pollwatcherCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for organizations of citizens which have among its purposes the investigation or prosecutio...
1/25/2015Dates for listing names of residentsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
1/26/2015Dates for listing names of residentsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
1/26/2015First day to publish notice of primaryCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for election authority to publish notice of the Consolidated Primary. The notice must inc...
1/26/2015Last day to arrange for nursing home votingCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to arrange with nursing home administrators the date and time t...
1/26/2015Last day for residents living outside US to applyCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the United States who are no...
1/27/2015Last day for registrationCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for registration or transfer of registration in the office of the election authority. Pre...
1/27/2015Dates for listing names of residentsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
1/28/2015Grace period beginsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day of grace period registration or change of address in the office of the election authority ...
1/28/2015Last day to return materialsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for deputy registrars who are officials or members of a bona fide labor organization to ret...
2/1/2015Last day to supply absentee materialsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to supply absentee ballot materials to local election officials ...
2/2/2015First day to in-personCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for local election officials (qualified municipal, township and road district clerks) auth...
2/2/2015First day to publish sitesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the location of each permanent and temporary site fo...
2/2/2015First day to publish locationsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the location of each permanent and temporary site fo...
2/4/2015Last day for employee...CONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for employee to give employer written notice that they will be absent from place of employm...
2/4/2015First day to post early scheduleCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYThe election authority shall post a schedule for early voting at each location where early voting wi...
2/6/2015Last day to submit voter infoCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for election authority to submit voter registration information to the State Board of Elect...
2/9/2015First day to ealry voteCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day for early voting at the office of the election authority and permanent locations designate...
2/9/2015Dates to erase namesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
2/10/2015Dates to erase namesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
2/10/2015First day to apply for "hospital" voterCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitatio...
2/10/2015Pollwatcher credentialsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for election authority or State Board of Elections to have pollwatcher credentials availabl...
2/12/2015Dates to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which county clerks and Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to dete...
2/13/2015Dates to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which county clerks and Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to dete...
2/14/2015Dates to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which county clerks and Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to dete...
2/17/2015Last day to publish noticeCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to publish notice of the Consolidated Primary Election. The not...
2/17/2015Last day to publish notice of referendaCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to publish notice of a question of public policy appearing on th...
2/17/2015Last day for service members...CONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his spouse and dependents of...
2/17/2015Dates for Boards to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which Boards of Election Commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
2/18/2015Dates for Boards to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which Boards of Election Commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
2/19/2015Dates for Boards to hold hearingsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYDates on which Boards of Election Commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
2/19/2015Last day to conduct testCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for the election authority to conduct the public test of the automatic tabulating equipment...
2/19/2015Last day to apply by mailCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for election authority to receive application by mail from any registered voter presently w...
2/19/2015Last day to publish specimenCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for local election official to publish specimen ballot. Such specimen ballots shall be pro...
2/19/2015Last day to post namesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day (by noon) election authority shall post the names and addresses of nursing home facilities ...
2/19/2015Last day for "hospital" voter to applyCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for a physically incapacitated voter who desires to vote in person at their facility of res...
2/20/2015Nursing home voting datesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home voting will be conduc...
2/20/2015Last day to have ballotsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for election authority to have official ballots available for inspection by candidates or t...
2/21/2015Last day for grace periodCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day of grace period registration or change of address in the office of the election authority o...
2/21/2015Last day for early votingCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day for early voting at the office of the election authority and permanent locations designated...
2/21/2015Nursing home voting datesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home voting will be conduc...
2/22/2015Nursing home voting datesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home voting will be conduc...
2/23/2015Nursing home voting datesCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home voting will be conduc...
7/1/2015Term beginsGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for term of office for Regional Superintendents of Schools.
(105 ILCS 5/3-1)

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