December 08, 2023


Candidate petition packets available for Kane elections

Sept. 5 is first day for candidates to circulate petitions

GENEVA – Petition packets for established party candidates running for local offices in the March 19, 2024, general primary are available at the Kane County Clerk’s Office, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Building B, Geneva, according to a news release.

The first day for candidates to circulate nominating petitions is Sept. 5.

The filing period is from Nov. 27 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4. Simultaneous filings of candidate nominating petitions for the same office will have ballot placement decided by lottery.

Nominating papers may be filed in person or by mail at the Geneva office only, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Building B, Geneva, IL 60134.

Countywide offices up for election next year are board chairman, auditor, coroner, recorder and state’s attorney.

County Board districts with even numbers from 2 to 24 also are up for election, as are precinct committeepersons.

Packets include petitions, statement of candidacy, loyalty oath, statement of economic interest, signature requirements, filing deadlines and other information and forms are available for Democratic and Republican Party candidates.

Primary winners will go on to the Nov. 5, 2024, general election ballot.

Candidates for other offices, including state or federal offices as well as presidential delegates, can find information in the election calendar published by the Illinois State Board of Elections and available at

More information about election-related deadlines is at, at the Clerk’s Office, or by calling 630-232-5990.

The Clerk’s Office has expanded early voting, established a call center to resolve Election Day issues, developed a Voter Outreach Program to increase voter registration and early voting, and improved technology, according to the release.

Election information is available at the Clerk’s website, Twitter @KaneCoILClerk and Facebook

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