Dec. 2 Lottery Will Determine Elgin Candidate Placement on April Ballot

Dec. 2 Lottery Will Determine Elgin Candidate Placement on April Ballot

The Elgin City Clerk’s Office has scheduled the lottery for the order of the candidates’ names on the ballot for the 2021 municipal election.

The lottery is open to the public and the drawing will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the city clerk’s office located on the second floor of City Hall at 150 Dexter Court in Elgin.

The lottery drawing determines the first four positions on the election ballot of candidates who simultaneously filed their petitions of candidacy for the position of City Council member for a four-year term at 8 a.m. Nov. 16.

Those candidates are:

  • Anthony Ortiz
  • Steve Thoren
  • Dustin Good
  • Richard Johnson

Another lottery drawing will determine the last two positions on the election ballot of the candidates who simultaneously filed their petitions of candidacy for the position of council member at 5 p.m. Nov. 23.

Those candidates are:

  • Carol Rauschenberger
  • Corey Dixon

Other candidates, including Karin Jones, Jerri McCue, Jodi Perkins, Marcus Banner and Rafael Garcia Jr., will be listed in the order they filed their petitions of candidacy.

For more information or questions regarding the lottery, please contact the Elgin city clerk’s office at 847-931-5660.

SOURCE: city of Elgin news release