Filing period for Lincoln aldermen
candidates begins Monday
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[December 10, 2014]
LINCOLN - Candidates for the following
offices in the City of Lincoln will be elected in the April 7, 2015
Consolidated Election: One Alderman in each of the following wards:
Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3 and Ward 4, which are all four year terms.
Petitions for independent and new political party candidates for
this election may soon be filed.
The following documents are available in the office of the City
Clerk. These documents must be returned to this office during the
filing period which is December 15-22, 2014.
- Nominating petitions for the Consolidated Election on April
7, 2015. These petitions must contain no less than the
signatures of twenty five (25) qualified signers. Prospective
candidates are encouraged to obtain additional signatures.
- Statement of Candidacy for independent and new party
candidates seeking ballot placement for the Consolidated
- Loyalty Oath (this is an optional form).
- Statement of Economic Interest – This statement must be
filed with the Office of the Logan County Clerk. The receipt for
the filing of the statement, or a copy thereof, must be filed
with this office no later than the deadline for filing of
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Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to read the
State of Illinois 2015 Candidates Guide and the Election and
Campaign Finance Calendar which can be downloaded from the State
Board of Elections website at www.elections.il.gov. Copies of
these documents are available for viewing in this office from
9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need
additional information or further clarification, please contact
this office by phone at 735-2815 or in person during regular
business hours. Copies of the City ward map are also available
at the City Clerk’s Office.
[Susan K. Gehlbach, City Clerk, City