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Whiteside County has one "Election Authority". All elections and voter registration are conducted through this office. Whenever you hear the term "Election Authority" it refers to the Whiteside County Clerk. The office of your County Clerk is as Follows:
Within Whiteside County each unit of government has its own "Local Election Official". This Election Official is the Clerk or Secretary of the unit.When running for office in a particular unit of govern- ment, or when submitting petitions for referendum within that unit, it is done thru the Local Election Official. Candidates running for County Office file their petitions with the County Clerk. County-wide referendum petitions are also filed with the County Clerk. Multi-County or State Candidates will file with the State Board of Elections in Springfield.