Elections Information

2020 Election Dates

  • Township Elections.............................................Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • School District Elections.....................Between April 1 and June 30, 2020
    • Set at the discretion of the school board
  • City Elections..........................................................Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    • Cities with home rule charters may have different election dates
  • June Election..........................................................Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    • Federal, Statewide, District, and County Office Primary
  • General Election.....................................................Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020

2020 Petition Requirements

Office2018 Election Votes10%Required Signatures
Commissioner2,823282282
Park Board2,099210210

2020 Election Schedules

June Election ScheduleDates
Earliest day to begin circulating petitionsWednesday, Jan 1, 2020
Earliest day to file petitions or nominationsThursday, Jan. 2, 2020
Last day to file petitions or nominations4 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2020
Certificate of write-in candidacy filing deadlines
Congressional, Statewide, or Judicial District4 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Legislative4 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020


General Election ScheduleDates
Candidate Petition and Nomination Timeline
First day to begin circulating petitions for independent candidatesFriday, April 3, 2020
Last day to circulate and file petitions for independent candidates4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020
Certificate of Write-In Candidacy Filing Deadlines
Congressional, Statewide, or Judicial District4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020
Legislative4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2020