2021 Consolidated Election

All candidates are encouraged to review the State of Illinois Candidate's Guide published by the State Board of Elections. The guide provides information on the election process to prospective candidates seeking office at the local level. It also provides general information, such as requirements for filing nominating papers, specific forms to be used, etc. The State Board of Elections also publishes a 2021 Local Election Official's Handbook  and the 2021 Election & Campaign Finance Calendar.  All guides are available on the Illinois State Board of Elections website: https://elections.il.gov/

Those seeking to run for local political office at the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election may pick-up candidate packets from the Village Clerk’s Office at 550 W. Irving Park Road. If you would like a packet emailed to you, please email deputyclerk@itasca.com.The following offices in the Village of Itasca are up for election: 

Itasca Village Board
  • Mayor 
  • Village Clerk
  • Village Trustee (3)
Itasca Community Library Board
  • Library Trustee (4)

 

To file for candidacy individuals must submit the following documents to the Village Clerk’s Office no later than Monday, December 21st:

  • Notarized petition sheets with the required number of signatures, numbered consecutively starting with the number “1”
  • Notarized Statement of Candidacy
  • Statement of Economic Interests receipt  (available from and filed with the DuPage County Clerk's Office)
  • Notice of Obligation
  • Loyalty Oath (Optional)

The filing period for nomination packets for these elected positions is December 14 - 18th,  through Monday, December 21st. During the filing period, the Village Clerk's Office will accept nominating packets at Village Hall on the following dates and times: 

  • Monday, December 14, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 18, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, December 21, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please note, the Village Hall is not open on Saturdays and Sundays; nomination packets will not be accepted during any other time periods or if deposited in the payment drop box located outside Village Hall.

Candidate names will be places on the ballot in the order in which the qualified petitions have been filed.  However, if there are simultaneous filings at 8:00 a.m. on the first day, a lottery will be held to determine which filer is named on the election ballot first.  For any petitions filed between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. on the last day, a lottery will be held to determine which filer is named on the election ballot last.  Any lottery will be held on December 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Village Hall.

Nomination papers shall be deemed to be valid unless objections are filed in writing (an original and two copies) within five business days after the last day for filing nomination papers. The objector’s petitions are filed with the same office in which the nominating petitions are filed. Objections may be filed during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The deadline for filing objections at Village Hall is:

  • Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

This information is presented as a guide only.  Election information and forms are provided by the Village Clerk’s Office as a public service. The Village of Itasca and Village Clerk’s Office make no representations regarding their accuracy or validity nor take any responsibility or liability for the actions or lack of actions of candidates. It is the responsibility of the potential candidate to verify filing requirements for the 2021 Consolidated Election with the State Board of Elections at (217) 782-4141 or  www.elections.il.gov/.

Additional information can be obtained from:
DuPage County Clerk's Office - Election Department (630) 407-5600 www.dupageco.org/Election/48690/.