Candidate Petitions

Village of Bloomingdale Prospective Candidate Packets
For the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election

As a service of the Village Clerk’s office, information on nominating petitions and form packets will be available after September 22, 2020 at the Village of Bloomingdale, 201 South Bloomingdale Road, for prospective candidates for the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.

The Village of Bloomingdale has up for election: Mayor, Clerk and Three (3) Village Trustee offices for full four (4) year terms and Four (4) Library Trustee offices for full four (4) years terms.

The first day to circulate petitions for the offices is September 22, 2020.

Filing for the Consolidated General Election begins on Monday, December 14, 2020 and concludes Monday, December 21, 2020.  For the purpose of accepting candidate petitions or certificates of nomination, the Village Clerk’s office will be open during regular business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through the filing period except for the last day of filing, December 21st when the Village Clerk’s office will remain open until 5:00 p.m.

To obtain a copy of the State Board of Elections Candidate Guide, 2021 Election Official's Handbook and the Election Campaign and Finance Calendar visit the Illinois State Board of Election website. (link below)

Illinois State Board of Election

Lottery for Simultaneous Filing, if necessary

To: All Candidates Filing On Monday, December 14, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. and on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

On the first day of filing, anyone who is in line as of 8:30 a.m., as well as those petitions received in the first mail delivery, will be deemed filed at 8:30 a.m., and will be eligible for the lottery for ballot position.

A simultaneous lottery will be held when two or more petitions are filed for the same office and party within the last hour of the filing period on December 21, 2020.

The simultaneous filing lottery will be held on December 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Village Hall Council Room at the Robert J. Homola Municipal Center, 201 South Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL.

Dated:  Wednesday, December 9, 2020