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Filing period for DeKalb spring elections announced

Lynn Fazekas stands after being recognized by DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith after being appointed city clerk by the council during Monday's City Council Meeting.
Lynn Fazekas stands after being recognized by DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith after being appointed city clerk by the council during Monday's City Council Meeting.

DeKALB – City Clerk Lynn Fazekas announced the filing period for the spring consolidated election is Dec. 10 through Dec. 17.

The consolidated election will be held April 2 and include aldermanic races for the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th Wards.

Petition packets must be filed in person with Fazekas or deputy clerk Ruth Scott, during the December period at the DeKalb Municipal Building, 400 S. Fourth St. during office hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residents should note the clerk's office is closed from noon to 1 p.m., and that the office does not notarize any election materials.

Those interested in filing can find the candidates guide on the city's website, or on the county's website.

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