On January 9, 2021 The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford sent a questionnaire to reachable candidates in the Municipal Primary Elections being held February 23, 2021. Early voting started January 14, and mail-in ballots available when a request is sent to: Rockford Board of Elections at voterockford.com and Boone County Clerk’s office. There are no Winnebago County-only candidates.
The results below are for the contested primary races only. All candidates for office will be included after results of the primaries are announced. Candidates not submitting platform information will have their names present, all candidates are in ballot order.
Belvidere 2nd Ward, City Clerk, and Belvidere Township Trustee candidates did not submit responses.
On the Rockford ballot there is one referendum.
PROPOSITION TO FUND ROAD AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS VIA A SALES TAX INSTEAD OF PROPERTY TAXES, BY THE CITY OF ROCKFORD, WINNEBAGO AND OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
Shall the City of Rockford, Illinois impose a tax, for expenditure on public infrastructure, of 1% of gross receipts on persons engaged in the business of selling or transferring personal property other than food, medicine and titled property, at retail or incidental to the sale of service, until June 30, 2027?