Upcoming Election Dates
March 17, 2020 - General Primary Election
November 3, 2020 - General Election
Here is the information for Williamson County candidates seeking to run in the 2020 Election, by using the different links you can type and print your petitions forms, get information on what offices are up for election, signature requirements and filing dates.
Petition forms for established political parties:
Candidate information packets for the March 17, 2020 Primary Election are available at the County Clerk's office. The packets include the signature requirements, petition forms, Candidates Guide and 2020 Campaign Calendar are also provided at the links on this page.
Early Voting Dates
February 6, 2020 - March 16, 2020
Grace Period Registration and Voting
February 19, 2020 - March 17, 2020
Early Voting Location:
Williamson County Clerk’s Office
407 N. Monroe St, Marion, Illinois 62959
Vote By Mail Ballot
Military and Overseas Voters
Thanks to the new Federal MOVE Act, it is now easier than ever for military families and overseas citizens to vote. Click the button below to access the Federal Voting Assistance Program site, where you can complete, print and sign a downloadable registration and vote by mail ballot request form.Military and Overseas Vote by Mail Ballot
To become a write-in candidate, you must file a “Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In” form with the County Clerk at least 61 days prior to an election.
If an objection to a candidate’s nominating papers or petitions for an office is sustained after the 61st day before the election, he or she can file a notarized declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate for that office with the County Clerk no later than 7 days prior to the election.
Write-in votes for candidates who file this form will be counted.View/Print Write-In Candidate Form
To be a pollwatcher you must:
- Be registered to vote in Illinois
- Have valid credentials from the Williamson County Clerk’s Office
- Have separate credentials issued for each voting site selected to observe
- Pollwatchers are required to surrender their credentials at the polls and sign the Pollwatcher Register
If you are a candidate and have questions or concerns please call our office.
Williamson County Clerk
407 North Monroe Street, Suite 119 Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-998-2110 or 618-998-2112
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Contact Us