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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Prospective Candidate Packets

In this area, prospective candidates for office will find forms necessary to move forward with running for office. Packets are made available 7-10 days prior to the first day to start circulating petitions.

The first day to circulate petitions for Independent and New Political Party Candidates for the November 8, 2022 General Election is April 13, 2022. The filing period is July 5 through July 11.

    Available Candidate Packets - November 8, 2022 General Election

    Additional Materials 

    Election laws prescribe the forms to be submitted in seeking nomination to office. The DuPage County Election Division has prepared suggested forms for petitions, statements of candidacy and loyalty oaths.

    The Statement of Economic Interests is available from and filed with the DuPage County Clerk's Office.

    The Illinois State Board of Elections compiles pamphlets, guides and other materials that may be useful for all prospective candidates running for office including:

    These pamphlets, guides and other materials can be found on the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

    View 2022 Petition Filing Primer Workshop

    View 2020 General Election Canvass

    View the Illinois State Election Code