DeKalb County Clerk
Running for Office
April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election

Petition filing is December 10, 2018 8:30 am through December 17, 2018 5:00 pm.

Candidates for Municipalities, Libraries, Parks, Community College and Fire Districts will file in the office of the appropriate Local Election Official.  DeKalb County School Board Members and DeKalb County Regional Board of School Trustees will file in the Office of the DeKalb County Clerk.

The County Clerk’s Office will be open 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday Dec.10th through Friday Dec.14th and 8:30am – 5:00pm on Monday Dec.17th; for accepting petitions for School Board Members and Regional Board of School Trustees.

The offices that will be up for election in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election are:

Municipal – Mayor or President (where necessary) Alderman or Trustee
Park District -  Commissioners
Public and Township Library Trustees
Regional Board of School Trustees – Trustees
School District – Board Members
Community College District – Trustees
Fire Protection District – Trustees

For election related deadlines and information, Campaign Finance information and Candidates Guide, please see the following links:

2019 Election and Campaign Finance Calendar
2019 Candidate’s Guide with forms

2019 Petition Signature Requirements

Candidates running for School Board:  Please see the following link for the necessary information and forms needed to file petitions with our office.

2019 School Board Member Petition Packet

Candidates running for offices other than School Board:  Please see your Local Election Official for all  the information and forms needed to file petitions with their office.  If you have any further questions or need more guidance, please contact our office at 815-895-7147.