Important Dates for the 2023 Municipal Election

The following dates are for candidates running in the 2023 Naperville municipal election. 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.  

  • August 23, 2022 – Candidate packets available in the Community Services Department, 400 S. Eagle St.
  • August 30, 2022 – First day to circulate petitions for Primary
  • November 21, 2022 – First day to file nomination papers for Primary
  • November 28, 2022 – Last day to file nomination papers for Primary
  • December 6, 2022 – Tentative date for Ballot Placement Lottery
  • December 22, 2022 – Ballot certification deadline
  • February 28, 2023 – Primary Election (only held 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.)
  • April 4, 2023 – Consolidated General Election

Please consult the Illinois State Board of Elections for specific candidate questions or the Community Services Department at 630-305-5300 regarding obtaining a petition for candidacy.

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