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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Public Notice of Petition Packets for 2019 Municipal Election

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 


CARBONDALE – Petition packets for the upcoming 2019 City Council elections will be available in the City Clerk's Office on Tuesday, August 28.


The 2019 Candidate's Guide is available online at https://elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2019CanGuide.pdf.


Signed nominating petitions must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office during the filing period of November 19 - 26, excluding November 22 - 23 when City Hall is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, and the weekend of November 24 - 25.


In April 2019, the City of Carbondale will select a Mayor (1 - four-year term) and three City Council members (3 - four-year terms). This election is for the seats currently held by Council members Adam Loos, Navreet Kang, and Tom Grant, as well as Mayor John M. Henry.


If 13 or more candidates file for the three City Council positions and/or 5 or more candidates file for Mayor, a Primary Election will be held on February 26; the Consolidated Election will be April 2.


For more information, contact Carbondale City Clerk Jennifer Sorrell by phone at (618) 549-5302 or by email at jsorrell@explorecarbondale.com.


“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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