Municipal Election Petitions for Candidacy Available Tuesday, August 30

Filing Period for Packets Begins November 21, 2016

Beginning Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 8 a.m., petitions for candidacy for the 2017 Naperville municipal election will be available in the City Clerk’s Office at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

To qualify as a candidate, you must be a registered voter of the City of Naperville and have resided within the corporate limits of the City for at least one year. Petitions for nomination are filed with the City Clerk’s Office. The filing period will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2016, through Monday, November 28, 2016, excluding weekend days.

Up for election in 2017 are the four two-year City Council positions that were elected into office in 2015. The terms for these positions will now be four years in order to return to staggered terms. The remaining half of Council will be up for election in 2019.

A Consolidated Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, if more than four candidates file for each Council position. The Consolidated Election will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

For more information regarding obtaining a petition for candidacy, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (630) 305-5300.

About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at