Information for Candidates

2021 Consolidated Election

Offices to be elected:

City of Bloomington Mayor

City of Bloomington Ward Alderman (city council) for Wards 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9

Township of Bloomington Supervisor

Township of Bloomington Assessor

Consolidated Primary, if needed

February 23, 2021



Consolidated Election

April 6, 2021



First day to circulate petitions

August 28, 2020



Petition filing dates [10 ILCS 5/10-3.1]

November 16-23, 2020

Hours 8am-4:30pm weekdays

Open until 5pm on November 23

Candidate Packets can be picked up at the Bloomington Election Commission’s office, 115 E. Washington St. Room 403, Bloomington, IL 61701

Each candidate may request a CD file of the district voter list for the district in which he/she is a candidate, to be picked up in person.

We are not able to give legal advice, so please consult your attorney for guidance on the filing process. More information is available from the Illinois State Board of Elections and the Candidate’s Guide regarding running for office.

Illinois State Board of Elections resources:
Illinois State Board of Elections website
Disclosure of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures