Deadline to File as a Write-in Candidate Thursday

This is the write-in declaration form that must be completed with notarized.signature and filed with the local county clerk. Clerk to enlarge.

I long for the days when anyone could write-in anyone for any office.

Remember the easy article Mike Royko repeatedly wrote telling how many votes Mickey Mouse got?

No more.

Election officials wanted to simplify the process.

First, one had to register a week ahead of the election, then it was a month.

Now it is two months.

So, if you want to run for any office, public or partisan, you need to get a notarized declaration of your write-in candidacy into the County Clerk’s office before it closes Thursday.

for McHenry County residents your deadline is 4:30.

As I have reported previously, there are plenty of vacancies for Precinct Committeeman on the ballot.

If you want to get involved, take a look to see if anyone is running for

The link above shows precinct maps for townships with more than one precinct. Click to enlarge the maps in the article.

Or you and find out where no one is running for precinct committeemen here on the McHenry County Clerk’s web site.

Or you can look here on the McHenry County Clerk’s web site. Increase the size of the map to 600% or more to see where the precinct lines are.

Want to know which your precinct you are in? Click here.

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