General Primary Election and Voting Information

Early voting information
City Hall (220 E. Deerpath) Serves as an Early Voting site for the June 28, 2022, General Primary Election.  
Dates: Monday, June 13- Saturday, June 25, 2022
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  CLOSED ON SUNDAYS 
The Early Voting site serves all Lake County voters.

Election Information
Due to the delay in the 2020 Censusthe 2022 General Primary Election has been moved from March 15 to June 28, 2022. 
P.A. 102-0015 changed the general primary election date to June 28, 2022, and changes corresponding dates in preparation of the general primary election, including dates for filing nomination papers and objections to those filings.

Please note important filing information on the front page of the nomination packet.  For questions, please consult the Local Candidates Guide

Offices to be filled at the General Primary Election
Alderperson Ward 1,  2 year term
Alderperson Ward 2,  2 year term
Alderperson Ward 3,  2 year term
Alderperson Ward 4,  2 year term

2022 Dates Important Information
January 13 First date to begin circulating nominating petitions
March 7 – 14

Nominating petition filing period

March 14 Last day to file nominating petitions
March 23 Simultaneous Filing Lottery – IF REQUIRED The Lake Forest City Hall – 220 E. Deerpath – 10:00am
April 27 Last day to file withdrawal of candidacy
June 28 Election Day

Regular Business hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm, except as noted above. The dates provided are for independent and new party candidates only. This information is provided as a guide, and it should not be construed as sufficient argument in response to an objection to any candidate’s nominating papers. We encourage all prospective candidates to consult with competent legal counsel when preparing their nomination papers.

Nomination Papers for Lake Forest Alderperson New Political Party 2022

Nomination papers for Lake Forest Alderperson Independent 2022

the 2022 Election and Campaign Finance Calendar

The State Board of Elections website


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