City of Rockford Candidate Filing – July 31, 2018 until August 14, 2018

If you wish to file for a City seat that expires December 31, 2018, you may stop in at City to complete an Affidavit of Candidacy.  Filling for local office begins on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 during office hours (8am-4:30pm)and closes on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 5pm.  The filing fee is $2.00.

The City of Rockford has the following seats on the ballot:

      Municipal Election

  • Two (2) Council Member  – Four (4) Year Term each

      Special Election

  • One (1) Council Member – Two (2 Year Term

Candidate filing eligibility:  eligible to vote, will be 21 years old on assuming office and will have been a resident of the City for 30 days before the General Election.  Also, may not be a full-time permanent employee of the City


This page lists the forms and handouts included in the packet handed out to candidates who file at the Office of the Secretary of State.