BE INFORMED - Electoral Calendar
“A Vote is like a Rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user” — Commonly attributed to President Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States.
2020-2022 Electoral Calendar
For your review is a snapshot of the 2021-2022 Electoral calendar Important dates to the upcoming 2022 Gubernatorial and Senator Primary June Election. In 2020 the United states census bureau conducted the 2020 census however the pandemic delayed many of the census figures. The State of Illinois lost one Congressional seat and re- districted the state district boundaries to reflect. Rock Island county will be continue to be part of the 17th Congressional district with State Senate 36, District 47 and legislative district 71st, 72nd and 73rd. The 2022 primary will be shifted to June 28th 2022 because of the census figures being delayed. If you have any questions please let us know at Rock Island County Republican Headquarters 309-558-0454 or Campaign committee.
January 13, 2022 - Candidate Petitions begin
March 7, 2022 - Filling Period begins
March 14, 2022 - Filing Period ends
March 30, 2022 - First day for any registered voter within the confines of the United Sates to make application by mail or in person for an official vote by mail ballot.
April 28, 2022 - Last day to file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate.
May 19, 2022 - First day of Early voting or vote by Mail begins upon request. During this period an unregistered qualified elector may register to vote as long as they have lived in the precinct for 30 days.
A registered voter may submit a change of address during this period.
May 31, 2022 - Last day to register to vote or change address at the election authority’s office.
June 1, 2022 - First day for grace period registration and vote for the June 28, 2022 Primary Election.
June 12, 2022 - Last day to register to vote online with the State Board of Elections
June 23, 2022 -Last day for the County Clerk's Office to receive an application to vote by mail and also to mail a ballot
June 27, 2022 - Last day of Vote by mail
June 28, 2022 - Illinois Gubernatorial primary
September 29, 2022 First day for Early voting or vote by mail
September 29, 2022 1st day for early voting or vote by Mail for the November 8, 2022 General Election.
October 10, 2022 Last Day for online voter registration
October 12, 2022 Last day for grace period registration and voting November 8, 2022
October 23, 2022 Last day for online voter registration
November 7, 2022 Last day for Vote by mail application
November 7, 2022 Last day for Early voting for November election.
November 8, 2022 Illinois Gubernatorial election Illinois will elect their Illinois Governor, U.S. Senate along with other Congress, State senators and district representatives. Please Vote!
2020 State Convention Platform and Resolutions
"Those who stay away from the election think one vote will do no good. Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson.