Upcoming Election Info

2016 Election Schedule and Registration Deadlines

GENERAL ELECTION: November 8th, 2016

2016 General Election Information

BEGINNING AUGUST 10, 2016 VOTE BY MAIL APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE BY CALLING THE FRANKLIN COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE 618/439-3403

Elections in Illinois are held on the following schedule:

Even-numbered years:

  • General Primary Election is held the third Tuesday in March. The next Primary Election will be March 15, 2016
  • General Election is held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The next General Election will be November 8, 2016

Odd-numbered years:

  • Consolidated Election is generally held the first Tuesday in the month of April.

Click on the following links for information about the next election. Most links will be current approximately 60 days prior to each election.

Notice of Election – General Primary Election March 15th, 2016

OFFICES TO BE ELECTED AT THE GENERAL ELECTION

President of the United States

United States Senator

Office of State Comptroller (2 year unexpired term)

Representatives in Congress - all 18 districts

State Senators - for two and four year terms

Representatives in the General Assembly - all 118 districts

Judges (additional judgeships if required)

County Board Members (in counties not under township organization)

County Circuit Clerks

County Coroners

States Attorneys

OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED AT THE GENERAL PRIMARY

Precinct Committeemen (all counties except Cook County)

 

Sample Specimen Ballots
 

You can also find additional information about state candidates, campaign finance information and voter guides at the Illinois State Board of Elections:

Illinois State Board of Elections
2329 South MacArthur Blvd.
PO Box 4187
Springfield, Illinois 62708
217-782-4141

James R. Thompson Center
Suite 14-100
Chicago, Illinois  60601
312-814-6450