Candidate Information

For 2021 - the following seats are open: Village President and 3 Village Trustees

Completed and certified candidates for April 6, 2021: 

President: Neil Palmer (incumbent) and Mary Inden

Trustees: Katy Cornell (incumbent), Tom Michalski (incumbent), Kristina Sayas, Ted Wenzel, Jennifer Stuckert, and John Den Boer. 

Kim Irwin has filed non-candidacy papers. 

The following information is for those individuals who plan to run for Village Trustee or Village President (both are a 2 year term):

Qualifications for Candidates

  • Citizen of the Village of Elm Grove
  • Age 18 or older
  • Resided in the Village for 10 days before any election
  • An eligible elector


  • The first day for circulating nomination papers for the above office is December 1st. 20-40 signatures needed for Trustees and 50-100 signatures needed for President. A candidate may circulate his/her own nomination papers.
  • A person may sign as many nomination papers as there are vacancies for any office. You must be a qualified elector of the Village of Elm Grove to sign any nomination paper.
  • The last day for filing nomination papers, declaration of candidacy, and campaign registration statements with the Village Clerk is not later than 5:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January.
  • Every person who is a candidate for public office must file a registration statement with the Village Clerk regardless of whether the candidate accepts contributions and/or make disbursements.


*Please see the Clerk for information regarding the packet if you have not filled one out before.