Candidate Information

Qualifications for Candidates

  • Citizen of the Village of Elm Grove
  • Age 18 or older
  • Resided in the Village for 28 days before any election
  • An eligible elector


  • The first day for circulating nomination papers for office is December 1st; 20-100 signatures are needed for all elected offices. A candidate may circulate his/her own nomination papers.
  • A person may sign as many nomination papers as there are vacancies for any office. You must be a qualified elector of the Village of Elm Grove to sign any nomination paper.
  • The last day for filing nomination papers, declaration of candidacy, and campaign registration statements with the Village Clerk is not later than 5:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January.
  • Every person who is a candidate for public office must file a registration statement with the Village Clerk regardless of whether the candidate accepts contributions and/or make disbursements.

For a Candidate packet, please see the Village Clerk.