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Petition packets for those wishing to appear on the Primary election ballot are now available.

Grundy County Clerk Kay Olson announced yesterday that established political party county candidates who want to appear on the March 17, 2020 General Primary ballot may begin picking up petition packets from the Grundy Clerk’s Office beginning Tuesday, September 3 at 8 a.m.

Candidates may also download the packets from the Clerk’s website at grundyco.org under ‘Election Information,’ and may also request a petition packet b y email by contacting elections@grundyco.org.

The first day to circulate petitions is Tuesday, September 3. Grundy County offices to be nominated at the Primary include Circuit Clerk, Coroner, State’s Attorney and County Board Members for Districts 1, 2, and 3.

Petitions may be filed in person by the candidate, or a candidate representative, beginning Monday, November 25 through Monday, December 2, 2019. The Clerk’s Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will be open until 5 p.m. on the last day of filing.

They can also be mailed to Grundy County Clerk at 111 E. Washington Street Room 12 Morris, IL 60450. Mailed petitions must be returned by Tuesday, December 2. Olson said packets for independent and new party candidates will be available after the March Primary. For more information, call 815-941-3222 or email elections@grundyco.org.