The deadline for filing has passed; now find out who's running for office in Oak Forest in April.
Oak Forest residents will see a few fresh faces on the ballot April 9. As the filing deadline passed Dec. 26, Oak Forest Clerk Scott Burkhardt closed the books on the two-week filing window, with 11 names officially filed. Burkhardt accepts the filings, then sends them off to the state to verify signature requirements and ensure the potential candidates meet all state-mandated requirements. Below is a list of candidates: Mayor City Clerk City Treasurer 2nd Ward Alderman 4th Ward Alderman 6th Ward Alderman * Denotes incumbent candidate