Petition filing period begins in Lake County

Deadline of Dec. 4 to submit petitions for 2024 General Primary Election

WAUKEGAN – The nominating petition filing period for candidates for the March 19, 2024, primary election runs through Dec. 4, the Lake County Clerk’s Office announced.

Candidates can file petition packets with the clerk’s office for these positions: Lake County circuit clerk, Lake County coroner, Lake County state’s attorney, Lake County board member in Districts 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 18, North Shore Reclamation District trustee in Wards 1, 4 and 5 and precinct committee persons.

This filing period does not include candidates for president, delegate or alternate delegate positions.

“As county clerk, I am thrilled to welcome candidates and their agents as they file their nominating petitions to become an official candidate for the general primary election. This filing period signifies their commitment to the democratic process,” County Clerk Anthony Vega in a news release.

The Lake County Clerk’s Office will receive candidate petitions from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Dec. 4. It’s important for candidates for other public offices to check with their local administrators regarding filing requirements and office hours. The primary aim of the Lake County Clerk’s Office at this time is to ensure a smooth and accessible filing process for all candidates.

For more information, candidates can contact the Lake County Clerk’s Elections Department at or 847-377-8683.

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