Illinois State Board of Elections

Illinois State Board of Elections The SBE is an independent state agency administrating elections throughout the state of Illinois.

The Illinois State Board of Elections is an independent state agency that was provided for by the 1970 Illinois Constitution to supervise the registration of voters and the administration of elections throughout the state.

Monday is the last day to raise objections against candidate petitions filed during the Established Party filing period....
12/08/2023

Monday is the last day to raise objections against candidate petitions filed during the Established Party filing period. Here's a simplified breakdown to help you understand objections to nomination papers.

12/07/2023

Ever wondered how the ballot lottery system really works? Join us as we dive deep into the mechanics of this interesting process. You don't want to miss out on this enlightening information!

12/06/2023

Ever wondered what happens to your petitions after you hand them over to Board staff? Here's an in-depth look at the whole process from the line out the door to the storage room.

Petitions can be requested by emailing us at: petitions@elections.il.gov or by calling us at 217-782-4141. Please includ...
12/05/2023

Petitions can be requested by emailing us at: [email protected] or by calling us at 217-782-4141. Please include the information below when requesting via email.

Still holding on to those petitions? Today is the last day to file for established party candidates for the 2024 General...
12/04/2023

Still holding on to those petitions? Today is the last day to file for established party candidates for the 2024 General Primary Election. If filing with the SBE, petitions must be filed in Springfield.

Will you be running in the 2024 election, or are you planning on raising money for candidates in 2024? Make sure you are...
12/01/2023

Will you be running in the 2024 election, or are you planning on raising money for candidates in 2024? Make sure you are familiar with the Campaign Finance rules in Illinois.

If you filed your petitions without your Statement of Economic  Interest Receipt, don't forget you must file them with t...
11/30/2023

If you filed your petitions without your Statement of Economic Interest Receipt, don't forget you must file them with the election office you filed your petitions with by December 4th at 5pm. You can learn more here: https://apps.ilsos.gov/econinterestfiling/

Petitions for incompatible offices must be withdrawn by December 11th. You can find the Attorney General list here: http...
11/29/2023

Petitions for incompatible offices must be withdrawn by December 11th. You can find the Attorney General list here:https://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/Page-Attachments/Compatibility%20Index%20rev%20April%202023.pdf

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’ll be ready for you at 8am!
11/27/2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’ll be ready for you at 8am!

Doors open at 8am for the Established Party Filing Period. Staff will be busy all day processing candidates and petition...
11/27/2023

Doors open at 8am for the Established Party Filing Period. Staff will be busy all day processing candidates and petitions. Please be patient as there will be a limited number of staff to answer inquiries.

Look carefully! 👀 Those aren't Black Friday shoppers! Here's a look at what to expect if you plan to file your Establish...
11/24/2023

Look carefully! 👀 Those aren't Black Friday shoppers! Here's a look at what to expect if you plan to file your Established Party petition at 8am on Monday with the SBE. Please remember that petitions filed with the SBE must be filed in the Springfield office.

Are you thinking about filing at 8am on the first day of Established Party filing or during the last hour on the last da...
11/21/2023

Are you thinking about filing at 8am on the first day of Established Party filing or during the last hour on the last day of the filing period? If more than one candidate files for the same office simultaneously during these times, a ballot placement lottery will be held.

With a week to go until the first day of the Established Party filing period, here's a look at how to prepare your State...
11/20/2023

With a week to go until the first day of the Established Party filing period, here's a look at how to prepare your Statement of Candidacy.

Springfield staff held a meeting today to prepare for the Established Party Filing Period starting November 27th.
11/17/2023

Springfield staff held a meeting today to prepare for the Established Party Filing Period starting November 27th.

It's   Friday! Don't put off software updates. Many updates include security patches!
11/17/2023

It's Friday! Don't put off software updates. Many updates include security patches!

You're bound to be getting ready to put those petitions together for filing. Here's a helpful guide with suggestions for...
11/16/2023

You're bound to be getting ready to put those petitions together for filing. Here's a helpful guide with suggestions for binding your packets.

Preparing those petition packets? Here's a guide to help you through the process.
11/15/2023

Preparing those petition packets? Here's a guide to help you through the process.

The clock is ticking, and the filing period is almost here!  Take some time to ensure you are prepared.
11/14/2023

The clock is ticking, and the filing period is almost here! Take some time to ensure you are prepared.

Need help with something but not sure who to contact? Here's a look at who can help you best with your inquiries.
11/14/2023

Need help with something but not sure who to contact? Here's a look at who can help you best with your inquiries.

UOCAVA of 1986 protects the voting rights of Uniformed Services members (on active duty) and their eligible dependents. ...
11/09/2023

UOCAVA of 1986 protects the voting rights of Uniformed Services members (on active duty) and their eligible dependents. You can find the Federal Post Card Application here:https://www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/fpca.pdf

Although you may be eager to file your petitions, please note that petitions will only be accepted during the designated...
11/08/2023

Although you may be eager to file your petitions, please note that petitions will only be accepted during the designated filing period.

11/07/2023

Curious to know what the State Board of Elections was up to in October? Take a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of our election system and learn more about the democratic process!

Although Illinois doesn't have an election today, it's never too soon to start thinking ahead to the 2024 Primary! Make ...
11/07/2023

Although Illinois doesn't have an election today, it's never too soon to start thinking ahead to the 2024 Primary! Make sure you're prepared and check your registration/register today! https://ova.elections.il.gov/

Let's give a big shout-out to all the incredible heroes behind the scenes who make our elections in Illinois a success! ...
11/06/2023

Let's give a big shout-out to all the incredible heroes behind the scenes who make our elections in Illinois a success! From the dedicated election judges to the hardworking officials and staff, we celebrate you today and every day! Election Hero Day

  Do you like to test equipment and keep up to date with the latest technology? We want to hear from you!
11/03/2023

Do you like to test equipment and keep up to date with the latest technology? We want to hear from you!

It's  ! Don't get tricked! Always check the link before clicking!
11/03/2023

It's ! Don't get tricked! Always check the link before clicking!

11/02/2023

Election myth debunked: The idea that individuals can vote multiple times is simply not true. Discover the safeguards implemented to protect against voter fraud and maintain the credibility of our elections.

11/01/2023

Don't be spooked! The myth-busting truth: Voting by mail is safe! It's a tried-and-true method that we've been using since the Civil War. Cast your vote hassle-free and let your voice be heard from the comfort of your own home!

10/31/2023

In Illinois, even the Grim Reaper can't forge a ballot! Dead people are not allowed to vote, so they'll have to haunt from the sidelines.

10/30/2023

Beware of the mysterious whispers surrounding voting machines in Illinois! Some say they're directly connected to the internet but fret not, it's just a ghost story that goes bump in the night. The truth? Elections are well-protected from digital apparitions!

It's not 1989 anymore, advanced technology requires advanced security. Make sure you've enabled multi-factor authenticat...
10/27/2023

It's not 1989 anymore, advanced technology requires advanced security. Make sure you've enabled multi-factor authentication. Staying secure never goes out of style.

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