City of Chicago Clerk

Employer / Organization

City of Chicago

Next Election

Feb 26, 2019

Filing Window

Nov 19, 2018 - Nov 26, 2018


The Chicago City Clerk's primary duties consist of creating offiical records of city legislation and providing access to this information for the public. The Chicago City Clerk's office is also the chief admistrator for programs like available to the public. The Chicago Clerk's office also administers the city's residential zone parking permits, dog registration, KIDS ID program, and several other citywide efforts.

Application Guidelines
To run for this position you must contact the City Clerk first and be aware that the filing window is one week long, which is 113 days prior to the election to 106 days prior to the election. If you are considering running, contact the City Clerk as soon as possible to verify that your address is eligible to run for the position you are considering, and to clarify the requirements for running (petition signatures, filing fees, etc.) The City Clerks are the administrators for the elections and their purpose is to help voters and candidates, so contact them as soon as possible. Additionally, please use the weblink to the Candidate Guide provided by the State of Illinois on this page.

Submit application to:
City of Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, 121 West Washington Street, Chicago, IL, 60602, US