UPDATED – City of Champaign and City of Champaign Township Election Petition Filing

Completed nominating petitions for the Office of City Council Member Districts (Districts 1-5), Township Supervisor, and Township Assessor must be filed with the Champaign City Clerk’s Office beginning Monday, November 16, 2020 through Monday, November 23, 2020.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, public access to City facilities is limited. People are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. Candidates who wish to submit their nomination petitions on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., may stand in line at the north, public entrance of the City Building (102 N Neil St.) and will be admitted for processing of their petitions. All candidates in line at the City Building on that day when the doors are opened at 8:00 a.m. will be processed as being in line for participation in the ballot lottery placement.

All candidates filing their petitions after Monday, November 16, 2020, after 8:00 a.m. may schedule an appointment to file their petitions by contacting the City Clerk’s Office by calling 217-403-8951 or by email at cityclerk@champaignil.gov. All petitions filed after November 16 at 8:00 a.m. will be processed based on the date and time their nominating petitions are received and will appear on the ballot in the order in which they are received.

If necessary, a Consolidated Primary for these positions will be held on February 23, 2021. The Consolidated Election for these positions will be held on April 6, 2021. One person will be elected to each Office for each City Council Member District (five Districts), one person will be elected to the position of Township Supervisor, and one will be elected to the position of Township Assessor.

For more information please visit champaignil.gov/elections. Questions about the nominating petition filing process can be directed to the City of Champaign City Clerk at cityclerk@champaignil.gov, or the Champaign City Attorney at legaldepartment@champaignil.gov.

This post was originally made at 11:36 am on 11/10/20 and subsequently updated at 3:41 pm the same day.