Nov. 21-28, 2016 Period to file nomination papers in the office of the local election official for the February primary.
Dec. 12-19, 2016 Period to file nomination papers in the office of the local election official for the April Consolidated election.
Even Numbered Years
General Primary: Third Tuesday in March
Nomination of Federal, State and County candidates by an established political party
General Election: First Tuesday after the First Monday in November
Election of Federal, State and County officials
Odd Numbered Years
Consolidated Primary: Last Tuesday in February
Nomination of Township and Municipal candidates
Consolidated Election: First Tuesday in April
Election of Township, Municipal, Park District, Library District, School District and Fire District officials