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2023 Election Press Release


Petitions for persons interested in running for Mayor of the Village of Mt. Zion or Village Trustee (3 seats) will be available beginning September 20, 2022.

Petitions may be obtained at Village Hall, 1400 Mt. Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion, Illinois, between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

The Mayor and Trustee seats available are for a four-year term.  Beginning May 2023 and ending April 2027.

Circulation of such petitions may begin on September 20, 2022.  Petitions must contain the signatures of 8-58 registered voters. Candidates must be United States citizens, registered voters, age 18 or older and must reside within the Village limits for one year preceding the election. Nominating petitions may be filed at Village Hall between December 12-19, 2022 between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.  The Consolidated Election will be held on April 4, 2023.

Please note the Village Clerk cannot provide legal advice with regard to the election process. Candidates seeking office may go to https://maconcounty.illinois.gov/download/2023-candidates-guide/ for further information.