Election Dates To Remember

When there is an upcoming election, this page will list important election-related dates to remember.

There are no municipal elections until 2021, with some details now posted in the Election 2021 section below.

Election 2020

Early Voters – General Election

Early voting starts on September 24, 2020 and runs through November 3.
In Mattoon, there is a location change from City Hall to:

The Salvation Army Citadel
1300 Richmond Avenue

September 24, 2020 – November 3, 2020

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturdays Oct 24th and 31st, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Visit the Coles County Clerk’s election webpage for additional information on Election 2020.

Election 2021

City Council Consolidated Election Date:  April 06, 2021

Nominating Petition Materials are available at the City Clerk’s Office beginning on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

The 2021 Candidate’s Guide is available at the Illinois State Board of Elections website under the “Running for Office” tab:

The total votes cast for Mayor is located on page 10 in the document below, as hosted on the County Clerk’s website:

Filing dates for the April 06, 2021 Election are December 14 – 21, 2020.

View Results of Past Elections

This information is provided as a public courtesy. The City of Mattoon, Illinois and its Clerk make no representations regarding the accuracy or validity of the State Board of Election contents. Please consult legal advice before taking action. Anyone who uses the information does so at their own risk.