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Who's Running?

Established Party Candidates

Independent, New Party and Non Partisan Candidates

Write-In Candidates

Pollwatchers

Madison County Voter Registration Report

Candidate FAQs

Additional Information for Candidates

Contact Us

 







Who's Running?

Here are the downloadable files with all of the offices and candidates in the 2018 General Primary Election held on Tuesday March 20, 2018:

                                                Available in December 2017

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Established Party Candidates

Important dates for the 2018 General Primary held on Tuesday March 20, 2018:

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – First day to circulate petitions

NOVEMBER 27, 2017 – First day to file petitions in the office of the County Clerk

DECEMBER 4, 2017– Last day to file petitions in the office of the County Clerk

Petition packets for candidates that file with the County Clerk's office are now available for Established Political Parties

Countywide Office Candidate Packet 2018.pdf (PDF)

County Board Member Candidate Packet 2018.pdf (PDF)

Precinct Committeeman Candidate Packet 2018.pdf (PDF)

All Petitions filed by persons waiting in line at the office of the County Clerk as of 8:30 A.M. on the first day for filing, November 27, 2017, shall be considered as having been simultaneously filed.  Petitions, filed by mail, which are received in the office of the County Clerk in the first mail delivery or pickup on the first day of filing shall be considered as having been simultaneously filed as of 8:30 A.M.  All petitions received thereafter shall be considered as having been filed in the order of actual receipt except petitions filed within the last hour on December 4, 2017 will also be considered simultaneously filed.   Whenever two or more petitions are simultaneously filed for the same office, by candidates of the same party or independent candidates, the County Clerk shall break ties and determine the order of filing by means of a lottery.

Office hours for filing petitions are from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday, November 27th through Friday, December 1, 2017.  On Monday, December 4, 2017, the last day for filing petitions, the office will be open until 5:00 P.M.  Naturally, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office.

  

PETITIONS RECEIVED PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 27, 2017 CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AND WILL BE RETURNED


                                                                                                              
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Independent, New Party and Non-Partisan Candidates

       Petition packets are available on March 25, 2018

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Write-In Candidates

To become a write-in candidate, you must file a "Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In" form with the County Clerk at least 61 days prior to an election. 

If an objection to a candidate's nominating papers or petitions for an office is sustained after the 61st day before the election, he or she can file a notarized declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate for that office with the County Clerk no later than 7 days prior to the election. 

Write-in votes for candidates who file this form will be counted. 

Write-in Candidate Declaration.pdf
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Pollwatchers

To be a  pollwatcher you must: 

  • be registered to vote in Illinois
  • have valid credentials from the Madison County Clerk’s Office
  • have separate credentials issued for each voting site selected to observe 
  • Pollwatchers are required to surrender their credentials at the polls and sign the Pollwatcher Register. 

Pollwatcher Credentials

Candidate Credentials

Pollwatcher Rights.pdf
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Additional Information for Candidates

Official Calendars

Candidate's Guide

                                                                        
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Contact Us

If you are a candidate and have questions or concerns please call my office.

Debbie Ming-Mendoza
Madison County Clerk
157 North Main Street
P.O. Box 218
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone: 618-692-6290
Fax: 618-692-8903
ddming@co.madison.il.us

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm
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