Municipal Election Petitions for Candidacy Available Tuesday, August 23

Filing Period for Packets Begins November 21, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, August 23, 2022, petitions for candidacy for the 2023 Naperville municipal election are available in the Community Services Department at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. Petitions may begin being circulated for signature on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.

Up for election in 2023 are the four-year position of Mayor and the four-year terms of four City Council positions. 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 Community Services Department. The filing period will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2022, through Monday, November 28, 2022, excluding weekend days; the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24; and the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 25.

A Consolidated Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, if more than four candidates file for any one office, or if there are more than 16 candidates for Council or four candidates for Mayor. The Consolidated Election will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Please consult the Illinois State Board of Elections website at for specific candidate questions. For more information regarding obtaining a petition for candidacy, please contact the Community Services Department at (630) 305-5300. For more information about the City of Naperville, visit

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