For Candidates

Check out the Candidates Guide provided by the State Board of Elections for the most recent election materials. It has the essential information you need to start running for office, including important dates and documents!

Thinking About Running for Office in Illinois?

Check out the Candidates Guide provided by the State Board of Elections for the most recent election materials. It has the essential information you need to start running for office, including important dates and documents! Get the Guide.

VoteBuilder

As a candidate for office, VoteBuilder is the best online volunteer and voter contact management system. Learn more about VoteBuilder.

HUSTLE

Want to up your organizing experiences? Phone calls are both time consuming and less effective than they used to be. Explore HUSTLE as a great to new text messaging tool to help reach your audience.

What is HUSTLE? Click Here or email ewurth@ildems.com for more information.

Want to use HUSTLE? Fill out this form!

On Contributions and Expenses

Don't forget - as a candidate, you may be required to file reports on money raised and spent on your run for office. For the rules on when you're required to file reports, check out the State Board of Elections guide to campaign disclosure.