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Nov 29

Notice of Candidate Ballot Position Lottery

Posted on November 29, 2023 at 5:16 PM by Rob Watson


For Immediate Release

Wednesday, November 29, 2023



Kathy Michael, County Clerk - 309.888.5183

Bradley Beyer, Co-Director of Elections - 309.888.5899

Mark Senger, Co-Director of Elections - 309.888.5191




Pursuant to Illinois Election law [10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)] Kathy Michael, McLean County Clerk, will conduct a Lottery, at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, to determine the order of appearance of candidate names on the 2024 General Primary Election ballot. 


A Lottery will be held only if more than one candidate for the same party and elected office filed petitions simultaneously at 8:00 am on Monday, November 27, 2023, or between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Monday, December 4, 2023, on the last day of filing.  


This Lottery proceeding is open to candidates, media, and all members of the public. 


The Lottery will be conducted at the McLean County Clerk’s office, located at:


Government Center

115 East Washington Street, Room 102

Bloomington, Illinois 61701

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