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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Election Notice

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Notice: Consolidated General Election to be Held on April 6, 2021 for the First Election Following Redistricting of the Municipal Wards (City of Lockport)

Notice is hereby given that the first day to circulate petitions for Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer, and two seats for aldermen/alderwomen for First Ward, and one seat each for alderman/alderwoman for Second Ward, Third Ward, and Fourth Ward of the City of Lockport for the April 6, 2021 Consolidated General Election is Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

 The first day to file a petition is Monday, December 14, 2020 and the last day to file is Monday, December 21, 2020.

The Office of the City Clerk is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and is located in the Central Square Building, 222 E. 9th Street, 3rd Floor, Lockport, IL. The Office will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on December 21, 2020, which is the last day to file a petition.

List of all Offices to be voted upon at the Consolidated General Election which will be held on April 6, 2021 are as follows:

Four-Year Term
City Clerk
Four-Year Term
City Treasurer
Four-Year Term
Aldermen/AlderwomenFirst Ward (two seats)
Four- or Two-Year Term
Alderman/AlderwomanSecond Ward (one seat)
Four-Year Term
Alderman/AlderwomanThird Ward (one seat)
Four-Year Term
Alderman/AlderwomanFourth Ward (one seat)
Four-Year Term

s/Kathleen Gentile

City Clerk of Lockport, IL


Pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-25, the redistricting will result in the First Ward with no aldermen/alderwomen residing whose terms of office have not expired, therefore 2 aldermen/alderwomen shall be elected in accordance with Section 3.1-20-35 which states that the 2 aldermen/alderwomen elected will draw lots to determine which alderman/alderwoman will hold office for a 4 year term, and which alderman/alderwoman will hold office for a 2 year term, thereafter successors elected shall hold office for a term of 4 years. 65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-35

Election Notice (PDF)
2021 Ward Map (PDF)

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