December 18, 2018
JOLIET – Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry will hold a lottery at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26 to determine which candidates will appear in the top ballot position in certain races in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election.
The lottery, which will be held at the Will County Clerk’s Office, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, involves those candidates who filed petitions simultaneously at the start of the business day on Dec. 10. This was the first day to file candidate petitions.
When two or more petitions are received simultaneously for the same office and party, as of the opening hour or during the last hour of the filing period, the Election Authority shall break ties and determine the order of filing by means of a lottery, according to Illinois State Statute: (10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)).
The Will County Clerk’s Office will hold a lottery only for local school board candidates. Lotteries for candidates running for municipal, park district, library district, community college board, or fire district elections will be conducted by those respective agencies.
The candidates who will be participating in the Will County Clerk’s lottery are:
Beecher Community Unit School District No. 200U
Ronald S. Mazurek
Edward J. Palmisano
Crete-Monee Community Unit School District No. 201-U – District 1
William J. Sawallisch, Jr.
Homer Community Consolidated School District No. 33C
Joliet Township High School District No. 204
David R. Skorupa
Michelle M. Stiff
Laraway Community Consolidated School District No. 70-C
David W. Hook
Gary E. Knight
Lincoln-Way Community High School District No. 210
William J. Garrett – Manhattan Twp.
Hugh “Butch” McCorkle – Unincorp. Frankfort Twp.
Lockport Township High School District No. 205
Mokena School District No. 159
Peotone Community Unit School District No. 207-U
Jennifer Moe – Unincorp. Wilton Twp.
Richard Uthe – Unincorp. Manhattan Twp.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District No. 202
Reed-Custer Community Unit School District No. 255U
Chris T. Cavanaugh
Ward Edward Foley
Troy Community Consolidated School District No. 30-C
Cynthia Jo Rasmussen
Valley View Community Unit School District No. 365U
James (JT) Boudouris
Sandra E. Carlson
Debra Marie Savage
For this and other Election related information, please visit our website: thewillcountyclerk.com.
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