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Event Date Event Title Event Location Description
8/26/2014First day to circulate nominating petitionsCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYFirst day to circulate nomination papers (must include original sheets signed by voters and circulat...
8/27/2014Last day to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices after primaryGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for established political parties to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices (occurr...
8/27/2014Last day for new party to fill vacancy in nomination in countyGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices.
(10 ILCS ...
8/27/2014Last day for county clerk to certify to BOECGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the county clerk to certify to the board of election commissioners the names of candida...
8/28/2014Last day to certify referendaGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the circuit court clerk and the local election official to certify any binding public q...
8/28/2014Last day for independent and new party candidates to withdraw in countyGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for new political parties, independent or nonpartisan candidates who filed nomination paper...
8/28/2014Last day to file objection to new party candidateGENERAL ELECTIONLast day to file objections to a resolution to fill a vacancy in nomination by a new political party...
8/28/2014Last day for county clerk to certify to SBEGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for the county clerk to certify the general election ballot and issue a copy to the State B...
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 file petition to create a political subdivisionCONSOLIDATED PRIMARYLast day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision whose officers ar...
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...
11/4/2014Last day for LEO to deliver ballots and suppliesGENERAL ELECTIONDate when authorized local election officials, who have not delivered in-person absentee ballots to ...
11/4/2014GENERAL 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...
11/6/2014Registration 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...
11/18/2014Deadline to validate and count ballotsGENERAL ELECTIONDeadline for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and coun...
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...
11/30/2014Last 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)<...
12/2/2014Trem begins...GENERAL ELECTIONFirst day of office for officers of Water Reclamation District of Chicago.
(70 ILCS 2605/3)
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...
12/16/2014First day for EA to submit voter infoGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or o...
12/26/2014Last day to submit voter infoGENERAL ELECTIONLast day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or ot...
1/3/2015Term 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...
1/12/2015Term begins for state executivel 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.<...
7/1/2015Term beginsGENERAL ELECTIONFirst day for term of office for Regional Superintendents of Schools.
(105 ILCS 5/3-1)

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