Information for Candidates

2023 Consolidated Election

If Required, a Consolidated Primary Election may occur based on the number of candidates filing for specific offices.


2023 Candidate’s Guide


First Day to circulate petitions: August 30th, 2022 (Consolidated Primary)

September 20th, 2022 (Consolidated Election)

Petition filing dates: November 21st, 2022 – November 28th, 2022 (Consolidated Primary)

December 12th, 2022 – December 19th, 2022 (Consolidated Election).


Candidate Packets can be picked up at the Bloomington Election Commission’s office:

121 N. Main St. 1st Floor, Bloomington, IL 61701

Each candidate may request a thumb drive file of the district voter list for the district in which he/she is a candidate, to be picked up in person.

We are not able to give legal advice, so please consult your attorney for guidance on the filing process. More information is available from the Illinois State Board of Elections and the Candidate’s Guide regarding running for office.

Illinois State Board of Elections resources:
Illinois State Board of Elections 
Disclosure of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures