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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Candidate Information

In this area, prospective candidates for office will find information and forms necessary to move forward with running for office.  Prospective candidates are advised to obtain legal counsel as to their qualifications for office, the proper method for completing the petition forms with respect to the office, the qualifications of the signers and circulators, etc.

Prospective candidates seeking information can download the County Offices, County Board, Forest Preserve and Committeeman petition packets or they can be picked up in the Election Commission office.  Packets are made available 7-10 days prior to the first day to start circulating petitions.  First day to start circulating petitions is (not available).

Prospective candidates seeking information can download the School Board petition packets or they can be picked up in the Election Commission office.  Packets are made available 7-10 days prior to the first day to start circulating petitions.  First day to start circulating petitions is (not available).

Prospective candidate filing materials for Consolidated Elections are obtained from the district office of the unit of government for which the office is sought.

Election laws prescribe the forms to be submitted in seeking nomination to office. The DuPage County Election Commission has prepared suggested forms for petitions, statements of candidacy and loyalty oaths.

The Statement of Economic Interests is available from and filed with the DuPage County Clerk's Office.

The State of Illinois Election and Campaign Finance Calendar

The State of Illinois Candidate's Guide provides information about nomination papers, requirements for specific offices, the filing and objection process, and much more.

Campaign Disclosure

Election Campaign Disclosure reports and filings are handled through the Illinois State Board of Elections.

View the Illinois State Election Code