on 07/11/2022

NEW PARTY AND INDEPENDENT FILING – WITH ELECTION AUTHORITY
Last day (by 5:00 p.m.) for independent and new party candidates for county office to file original
nomination papers in the office of the county clerk or county board of election commissioners. New
party petitions must also include a certificate of officers authorized to fill a vacancy in nomination.
Failure to file the certificate will result in the party forfeiting the ability to fill a vacancy in
nomination. (10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1b, 10-2, 10-3, 10-5, 10-6)