Above / Back in 2014, Naperville City Councilman Steve Chirico filed to run for Mayor with wife Julie Chirico by his side. In July 2022, after being elected to two four-year terms, Chirico announced he would not run to serve a third term. The filing period for packets to serve Naperville City Council, including Mayor, begins November 21, 2022. The Consolidated Election is April 4, 2023. (PN File Photo)
Beginning Tues., Aug. 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 signatures on Tues., Aug. 30, 2022.
Up for election in 2023 are five seats on the Naperville City Council, including 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.
Candidates may file Nov. 21, Nov. 22, Nov. 23 and Nov. 28
The filing period will take place from 8AM to 5PM Mon., Nov. 21, 2022, through Mon., Nov. 28, 2022, excluding weekend days; the Thanksgiving holiday on Thurs., Nov. 24; and the day after Thanksgiving on Fri., Nov. 25.
Consolidated Election is Tues., April 4
A Consolidated Primary Election will be held on Tues., Feb. 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 Tues., April 4, 2023.
Need more information?
Individuals seeking information are asked to consult the Illinois State Board of Elections website at www.elections.il.gov/Main/Publications.aspx for specific candidate questions.
For more information regarding obtaining a petition for candidacy, contact the Community Services Department at (630) 305-5300.
For more information about the City of Naperville, visit www.naperville.il.us.
Editor’s Note / The Naperville Consolidated Election includes hopefuls running to serve for Municipal offices, Boards of Education for School District 203 and School District 204, and Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners. All terms are four years and filing periods for school boards and park district commissioners have yet to be announced.
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