Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins has announced that as of July 30, candidates may now pick up petition packets from the County Clerks Office.
Anyone interested in running on the Feb. 5, 2008, General Primary Ballot can start circulating their petitions Aug. 7. Countywide offices (States Attorney, County Auditor, County Coroner, County Recorder of Deeds, County Board Chairman, County Circuit Clerk), County Board and Precinct Committeemen will be running on the Feb. 5 ballot.
The County Clerks Office is also looking for any registered voter who would be interested in working as an Election Judge. The position pays $100 for the day, plus $10 if you go to a training class. Anyone interested, contact the clerks office.
The County Clerks office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at the Winnebago County Administration Building, 404 Elm St., first floor, Rockford.
from the Aug 1-7, 2007, issue