Qualifications for Office

Qualifications: Qualified elector/registered voter. (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-5)

Must not be in arrears in the payment of any tax or other indebtedness due the municipality; must not have been convicted in any court located in the United States of any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony. (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-5)

Residency: One-year residency in the municipality preceding the election. (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-5)

Additional Requirements: Must file application for office with City Clerk by required dates.

For more information, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.