Upcoming Election Dates:

April 6, 2021 - Consolidated Election        Press Releases

Petitions for this election should be picked up from the local entity/district you are wanting to run, School Board petitions are picked up in the County Clerk's office here is a link for general information.

Petition filing dates are December 14 thru December 21, 2020.


To apply for a Vote by Mail ballot online or to check the status of your application or ballot click Voter Look-Up.

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Vote By Mail Application

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Military and Overseas Voters

Thanks to the new Federal MOVE Act, it is now easier than ever for military families and overseas citizens to vote. Click the button below to access the Federal Voting Assistance Program site, where you can complete, print and sign a downloadable registration and vote by mail ballot request form.

Military and Overseas Vote by Mail Ballot

Write-In Candidates

To become a write-in candidate, you must file a “Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In” form with the County Clerk at least 61 days prior to an election.

If an objection to a candidate’s nominating papers or petitions for an office is sustained after the 61st day before the election, he or she can file a notarized declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate for that office with the County Clerk no later than 7 days prior to the election.

Write-in votes for candidates who file this form will be counted.

View/Print Write-In Candidate Form


To be a pollwatcher you must:

  • Be registered to vote in Illinois
  • Have valid credentials from the Williamson County Clerk’s Office
  • Have separate credentials issued for each voting site selected to observe
  • Pollwatchers are required to surrender their credentials at the polls and sign the Pollwatcher Register

View/Print Pollwatcher Credentials View/Print Candidate Credentials View/Print Pollwatcher Rights

Contact Us

If you are a candidate and have questions or concerns please call our office.

Amanda Barnes
Williamson County Clerk
407 North Monroe Street, Suite 119 Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-998-2110 or 618-998-2112
Fax: 618-993-2071

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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