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Evanston Politics and Government: Voting and Elections

Guide to government and politics in the City of Evanston, IL.

Recent / Upcoming Elections

Campaign Finance

Evanston Municipal Elections

Elections are held in April of every other odd numbered year. All elected officials serve 4 year terms. Aldermen are elected by the citizens of their wards and the entire city council is up for election at the same time. The mayor and the city clerk are elected at-large. The city clerk is the local election official and the clerk's office is responsible for all matters involving local elections.

Election Officials


Information for Voters

Running for Local Office

Political Science Librarian

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Jeannette Moss
University Library
2 North (Core) Rm. 2303
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208