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Candidates Welcomed to Pick Up Petitions for March 2016 Election

The March 15th Illinois Primary is still more than 6 months away, but candidates considering a run for local county offices are now able to pick up petitions from the White County Clerk’s office.  Deputy Clerk Sandy Choate tells WROY/WRUL News several positions will be up for re-election, among them, State’s Attorney, Circuit Clerk, Coroner, County Board Districts 2,3 and 4.  All Precinct Committeeman will also be up for a vote.

In White County, signature requirements vary for the office.  Democratic candidates will need 27 signatures for county wide offices.  County Board candidates will need anywhere from 4 to 6 depending on their district and party affiliation.  Precinct Committeemen will need 10 signatures on their petitions.

The first day to file the petitions will be November 23rd of this year with the last day to file being November 30th.  Interested individuals can learn more by calling 382 – 7211.


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