Voting and Election Information
Early voting and absentee voting as well as appointment of polling places are determined by the County Clerk’s Office. The contacts for each of the three counties for the Village of Minooka are as follows:
|Grundy County Clerk/Recorder||Kendall County Clerk/Recorder||Will County Clerk|
|Kay T. Olson||Debbie Gillette||Nancy Schultz-Voots|
|111 E Washington Street||111 W Fox Street||302 N Chicago Street|
|P.O. Box 675||Room 104|
|Morris, IL 60450||Yorkville, IL 60560||Joliet, IL 60432|
The Village Clerk serves as the Local Election Official and oversees all Village election responsibilities not assumed by the County. The Village of Minooka elects its officials in independent, consolidated elections in April of odd numbered years. Primaries and general elections, for national, state offices are held separately with the County serving as Election Authority. The next scheduled Village election will be on April 4, 2017. Nominating petitions are now available in the Village Clerk’s Office during regular business hours Monday through Friday. One (1) Village President and three (3) Village Trustee positions will be on the ballot. Petitions must be filed with the Village Clerk starting Monday, December 12, 2016 through Friday, December 16, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Village of Minooka employees who serve as voter registrars can register any Illinois residents. Applicants should be at least 18 years of age by Election Day, a United States Citizen, and have lived in their precinct for at least 30 days, should bring two forms of identification, at least one of which shows the applicant’s current home address. Naturalized citizens registering to vote should provide the name of the court, city and state, and date of naturalization. Residents who have moved or changed their name must re-register to be eligible to vote. Please check the county websites for voter registration deadlines.