The first day for circulation of Candidate Petitions for the March 15, 2016 Primary Election is Tuesday, September 1.
Candidates can pick up petition forms and instructions at the Effingham County Clerk’s office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning September 1st.
The filing period will be November 23, 2015 through Monday, November 30, 2015 in the County Clerk’s office.
The Effingham County Clerk’s office will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and will be open until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Candidates for the following Elected offices are required to file with the County Clerk:
County wide offices – Circuit Clerk, Coroner, State’s Attorney
County Board Districts – A, E, F, H and I
and Precinct Committeemen for the 37 precincts in Effingham County.
The County Clerk’s office is located at 101 North Fourth Street, Suite #201, Effingham and may be contacted at 217-342-6535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.