Lottery set for first spot on Joliet City Council election ballot
from staff reports December 19, 2012 11:46AM
Updated: January 21, 2013 3:49PM
JOLIET — The city has set a lottery for 9 a.m. on Dec. 27 for first spot on the upcoming Joliet City Council election ballot.
Five candidates showed up Monday morning to turn in their petitions first as the city clerk’s office opened for the first day of filing. They all will be in the lottery for the top spot on the ballot in the April 9 election.
The candidates are Don Fisher, John P. Gnutek, Jim McFarland, Jan Quillman and Michael Turk. Fisher, Quillman and Turk are incumbents in the election to fill the three at-large council positions.
Twelve people took out petitions to run for the council seats, but two have already said they are not running. The deadline to turn in petitions is 5 p.m. Dec. 26.