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Election Dates

Upcoming Election

March 15, 2016 - General Primary Election

Sep. 1, 2015 First day to circulate petitions for established political parties.
Nov. 23 - 30, 2015 Filing period for established political parties.

2016 Election & Campaign Finance Calendar
(State Board of Elections site)

Even Numbered Years
General Primary: Third Tuesday in March
Nomination of Federal, State and County candidates by an established political party

General Election: First Tuesday after the First Monday in November
Election of Federal, State and County officials

Odd Numbered Years
Consolidated Primary: Last Tuesday in February
Nomination of Township and Municipal candidates

Consolidated Election: First Tuesday in April
Election of Township, Municipal, Park District, Library District, School District and Fire District officials

Future Election Dates
March 15, 2016 - General Primary Election
November 8, 2016 - General Election
February 28, 2017 - Consolidated Primary Election
April 4, 2017 - Consolidated Election

Contact Us

Carla N. Wyckoff
Lake County Clerk

Elections Department
18 N. County Street
Room 101
Waukegan, Illinois 60085
(847) 377-2314
(847) 984-5824 Fax​​​​​

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