information provided by Village Clerk Vivian Payne
LANSING, Ill. (December 11. 2020) – It is recommended that all candidates visit the State Board of Elections website—www.elections.il.gov—to obtain the 2021 Candidate’s Guide. The Guide outlines the legal requirements of candidates running for public office. Neither the Village of Lansing nor its staff can provide legal advice or recommendations to a candidate running for an elected office.
Filing dates and times for the April 6, 2021, Consolidated Election are listed below. Election documents will not be accepted before or after these dates. Documents must be filed in the Lansing Municipal Clerk’s office located at 3141 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois.
Candidate filing dates
Petition filing period for nomination petitions of independent, new party, commission-municipal, and non-municipal nonpartisan office candidates.
- Monday, December 14, 2020–Wednesday December 16, 2020, from 9:00am–4:00pm
- Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 9:00am–3:00pm
- Friday, December 18, 2020, from 9:00am–4:00pm
- Monday, December 21, 2020, from 9:00am–5:00pm
Disclaimer: As the candidate, you are solely responsible for filling out the forms correctly, obtaining signatures, and filing the correct forms during the specified times. Neither the Clerk nor the Village of Lansing assumes any responsibility for errors that may appear or any errors that may result from the use of the forms. All potential candidates are advised to seek advice of competent legal counsel, examine the relevant statues, and/or contact the State Board of Elections.