Canvassing the Election for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023 (When Available)
Early Voting Notice for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE

EARLY VOTING SITE – GRUNDY COUNTY COURTHOUSE

CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY ELECTION – FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Early Voting begins Thursday, January 19, 2023 and continues through Monday, February 27, 2023

LOCATION –   Grundy County Courthouse (Lobby)

                        Grundy County Election Authority

                        111 East Washington Street, Room 12                                                              

                        Morris, IL  60450                    

TIME –  Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (additional hours are noted below)

Saturday                                               January 28th                 8:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday                                              February 9th                  8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday                                               February 11th                8:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday                                              February 16th                8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday (President’s Day)                    February 20th               CLOSED           

Thursday                                              February 23rd                8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday                                               February 25th                8:00 a.m. to Noon

Sunday                                                 February 26th                8:00 a.m. to Noon

For Voters residing in the one of the following City of Morris Wards:

Ward 3 – Alderman – Republican (including all or portions of the following precincts:  Morris 1, 2, 3 & 5)

Ward 4 – Alderman – Republican (including all or portions of the following precincts:  Morris 5, Saratoga 1 – 5)

Please call the Grundy County Clerk’s office at (815) 941-3222, if you have any questions.

Please note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

 

Election Notice for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023

CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY ELECTION

TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Candidate will be nominated for the following office and party:

City of Morris – Ward 3 – Alderman – Republican

City of Morris – Ward 4 – Alderman – Republican

Voting for all or portions of the following precincts will be conducted at the Grundy County Courthouse, 111 E. Washington St., Morris, IL 60450:         

            PRECINCT                

            Morris 1

            Morris 2

            Morris 3

            Morris 5

            Saratoga 1

            Saratoga 2

            Saratoga 3

            Saratoga 4

            Saratoga 5

The polls of said Consolidated Primary Election shall be open continuously from 6:00 o’clock A.M. to 7:00 o’clock P.M. on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Please note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

Dated this 3rd day of January, 2023.

Grace Period Voting Notice for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023

CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY ELECTION   FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Grace Period Registration and Voting

Grace period registration in an extension of the regular registration deadline.  Grace period registration authorizes procedures for the registration of voters and for change of address during the period from the close of registration for an election through Election Day. Traditional voter registration period closes 28 days prior to the election.  Grace period registration extends that deadline from the 27th day prior to an election through Election Day.  Grace period registration is available prior to Election Day at the Grundy County Clerk’s Office.  It is available on Election Day in the polling locations and at the Grundy County Clerk’s Office.  Once a person casts a grace period ballot it shall not be permitted to be revoked and vote another ballot on Election Day (February 28, 2023 Consolidated Primary Election).

If a person who registers to vote or changes their address during grace period wishes to vote at the Consolidated Primary Election (February 28th) during this grace period, they must do so in-person at the same time the voter registers.  The requirements for grace period registration and voting are: U.S. citizenship; at least 18 years of age by the Election and be a resident of the precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.  Two forms of identification is required.  One that has both current name and address and the other with current name.

Grace Period Dates February 1st thru February 27th ****

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (additional hours are noted below)

Thursday                                             February 9th                          8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday                                              February 11th                        8:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday                                             February 16th                        8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday (President’s Day)                   February 20th                        CLOSED

Thursday                                              February 23rd                        8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday                                              February 25th                        8:00 a.m. to Noon

Sunday                                                February 26th                        8:00 a.m. to Noon            

**** Grace period begins Wednesday, February 1st in the Clerk’s Office located in the lobby of the Grundy County Courthouse, 111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL  60450

Grundy County, Illinois residents can check with the Grundy County Clerk’s Office (815) 941-3222, or go online at www.elections.il.gov to the link called “Registration and Polling Place Information” to verify that their registration is correct.

Elderly and Handicapped Voters for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023

 GRUNDY COUNTY ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED VOTERS

Please be advised that the following voting aids are available to assist elderly and handicapped voters in the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023:

VERITY TOUCH WRITER                            Allows handicapped and elderly voters to vote independently and in private with this ballot marking device.

MAGNIFIERS                                               To assist voters who have visual problems.

HANDICAPPED VOTING BOOTHS            For voters who must vote from a seated position.

BALLOT BUZZERS                                     To allow voters to summon Election Judges to help them enter the polling place.

 VOTING ASSISTANCE                              Handicapped and Elderly voters requiring help may be assisted by a friend, relative or by the Election Judges.

CURBSIDE VOTING                                   Available for voters who are physically unable to enter the polling place. Call the Grundy County Clerk’s Office at (815) 941-3222 for information.

VOTER REGISTRATION                            Call the County Clerk’s Office at (815) 941-3222 for locations throughout the county, for the Registrar nearest you, or if special arrangements need to be made.

VOTE BY MAIL                                            Voters who wish to cast a Vote by Mail ballot may contact the County Clerk’s Office to obtain the necessary forms if voting by mail or directions to the Early Voting location if voting in person.

Polling Place Change Media Release for the General Election November 8, 2022 (When Available)
Petition Packets Available Media Release for the Consolidated Election April 4, 2023 (When Available)

 Petition Filing Dates for April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election

MORRIS, IL – Grundy County Clerk, Kay Olson, would like to remind residents the following Offices up for Election in the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election are:

MUNICIPAL – Mayor or President, Alderman, Commissioners or Trustees

PARK DISTRICT – Commissioners

LIBRARY DISTRICT – Trustees

REGIONAL BOARD OF SCHOOL – Trustees

SCHOOL DISTRICT – Board Members

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT – Trustees

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRCT – Trustees

The first day to pick-up petition packets and circulate petitions for signatures is Tuesday, September 20, 2022. 

The County Clerk’s Office handles petitions packets for  the following School Boards ONLY (MVK 2C, Nettle Creek 24C, Morris 54, Saratoga 60C, Gardner 72, South Wilmington 74, Braceville 75, Minooka 201, GSW High 73, Morris High 101, Minooka High 111 and Coal City 1).  Candidates may also download the packet from the County Clerk’s website at: www.grundycountyil.gov, under ‘Election Information’, and may also request a petition packet by e-mail, by contacting the Clerk’s Office at: elections@grundycountyil.gov.

All other candidates filing for the Consolidated Election, must file with the board/district in which they are seeking office.

Petitions may be filed in person by the candidate, or a candidate representative, beginning Monday, December 12th  thru Monday, December 19, 2022.  The Clerk’s Office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will be open until 5:00 p.m. on the last day of filing.  Petitions may also be filed by mail, by mailing to: Grundy County Clerk, 111 E. Washington St., Room 12, Morris IL  60450; however, they must be returned by Monday, December 19th.  Petitions received before the first day of filing cannot be accepted.

Please note that the County Clerk and staff cannot provide legal opinions regarding petition papers.  Prospective candidates are encouraged to consult their own legal advisors on questions related to their petition packets.  Once petition papers are filed, they cannot be changed or amended.  Please note that a candidate’s nominating papers are subject to legal challenge by qualified objectors.

The 2023 Candidates Guide and the 2023 Abbreviated Calendar are available online, at the Illinois State Board of Elections website at http://elections.il.gov.

For more information, please contact the Grundy County Clerk’s Office at (815) 941-3222, Option #1, or e-mail

elections@grundycountyil.gov.

 

 

Political Party Ballot Placement Lottery for the General Election November 8, 2022

POLITICAL PARTY BALLOT PLACEMENT LOTTERY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, August 9th, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., a lottery will be held in the office of the County Clerk, 111 E. Washington St., Room 12, Morris IL for the purpose of determining the position placement of the Democratic and Republican party candidates on the official ballot for the November 8, 2022 General Election for the County of Grundy.

Dated this 12th day of July, 2022.

Public Test of Verity Scan and Verity Touch Writer for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2023

NOTICE

PUBLIC TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the Verity Scan, in-precinct tabulating equipment and program to be used at the February 28, 2023 Consolidated Primary Election, will be conducted in the office of the Grundy County Clerk, Room 12, Courthouse, Morris, Illinois at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.  As prescribed by the Election Code, this test is open to representatives of the political parties, the press, representatives of the State Board of Elections and the public.

Please Note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

Dated this 3rd day of January, 2023.

Simultaneous Lottery Notice for the Consolidated Election April 4, 2023

NOTICE OF LOTTERY

APRIL 4, 2023 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION

Notice is herby given that a lottery will be conducted to determine ballot placement if the groupings of Incorporated and Unincorporated candidates, where required, who filed for the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election.

Said lottery will be conducted Wednesday, December 28, 2022 AT 10:00 a.m. in the office of the Grundy County Clerk, located in the Grundy County Courthouse, 111 E. Washington Street, Room 12, Morris, IL.

Candidates are not required to attend.

(For special lottery provisions for school board candidates, grouped together by Congressional, townships or accorded to incorporated or unincorporated areas. 105 ILCS 5/9-11.1,9-11.2)

Vote By Mail Application Information for the Consolidated Primary Election February 28, 2022

NOTICE OF VOTE BY MAIL VOTING

Notice is hereby given that any elector may make application BY MAIL for a Vote my Mail ballot not more than 90 days nor less than 5 days prior; to the February 28, 2023 Consolidated Primary Election.

All inquiries for Vote by Mail ballots should be directed to the Election Authority.

Vote By Mail Processing for the General Election November 8, 2022

            VOTE BY MAIL PROCESSING

PRE-ELECTION DATES:       October 18, 2022

                                                October 27, 2022

                                                November 1, 2022 

                                                November 3, 2022

TIME: 10:00 am on the above day

ELECTION DAY: November 8, 2022

TIME: 10:00 am       

POST-ELECTION DATE: November 22, 2022

TIME: 10:00 am

To complete the tabulation of Vote by Mail ballots that were (1) postmarked by Election Day, and were received after the close of the polls on Election Day but not later than 14 days after the election, or (2) not postmarked at all, but did have a certification date prior to the Election Day on the certification envelope, and were received after the close of the polls on Election Day but not later than 14 days after the election (10ILCS 5/19-8)

 

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