Filing for the March 2016 primary is underway today. The circulation period has been going on since September 1st with the filing period to run from today thru next Monday, November 30th. The county offices to be nominated in the March 15th primary election include States Attorney, Circuit Clerk, and Coroner as well as 8 of the 14 county board seats in all seven county board districts. In addition, Democrat and Republican precinct committee representatives will be elected at the general primary and petitions will also be filed for those candidates at the county clerks office. Also up for the March primary will be the 15th District Congressional seat, the two year unexpired term for State Comptroller, and State Representative. The General Election is just under a year away, on November 8th of 2016.