Fayette County Clerk-Recorder

Employer / Organization

Fayette County

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Nov 25, 2019 - Jun 22, 2020

Description

The clerk-recorder serves as custodian of the county's legislative history, vital records, and records of real estate transactions and ownership. The clerk often compiles and processes these records as well as filing them, and may officiate marriage ceremonies and swearings into office. In some counties, the clerk may administer local elections.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county clerk or board of elections. The clerk's office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. Party candidates must meet earlier deadlines to participate in the primary election.

Submit application to:
Fayette County Clerk, 221 South 7th Street, Vandalia, IL, 62471, US