The Village of Algonquin, IL

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General Election Information

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Additional information for the General Election, including voter information, online registration, sample ballots, polling locations, and election results, can be found below. Please remember that depending on your county of residence, either Kane or McHenry, information such as polling locations will vary.

Kane County Residents

Please click on the appropriate icon below to view information for voters that reside in Kane County.  In most cases, Algonquin residents that live south of County Line Road, Souwanas Trail, and Lake Cook Road are residents of Kane County. If you have additional questions, please contact the Kane County Clerk's Office.

McHenry County Residents

Please click on the appropriate icon below to view information for voters that reside in Kane County.  In most cases, Algonquin residents that live north of County Line Road, Souwanas Trail, and Lake Cook Road are residents of McHenry County. If you have additional questions, please contact the McHenry County Clerk's Office.

A referendum question will be included on the November 3, 2020, ballot asking voters of Algonquin to vote whether the Village Clerk shall be an appointed or an elected position. Under state law, a home rule municipality like Algonquin can only change its officers and the manner of their selection by referendum, unless otherwise authorized by law.

Shall the Clerk of the Village of Algonquin be appointed by the Village President, with the advice and consent of the Village Board, rather than be elected, effective May 1, 2021? YES
NO

The Village Clerk is currently an elected position with administrative responsibilities for the day to day activities of the Office of the Village Clerk which are managed and carried out by Village staff. The more public aspects of the position include roll calling during public meetings, overseeing the local election process, taking minutes, certifying Village agreements, and administering Oaths of Office for Village officials. The Village Clerk does not vote during Board meetings and is not a policy making member of the Village Board.

Additional information about the referendum can be found clicking here.