Josh Tanner Announces Candidacy for Re-Election as Macon County Clerk
August 16, 2021
Today Josh Tanner announced he will seek re-election as Macon County Clerk.
“There have been many challenges in my first term and with the help of my staff and hundreds of election judges we have overcome those obstacles.”
Josh Tanner was elected to his first term as Macon County Clerk in 2018. Prior to that he served as the Macon County Supervisor of Assessments for six years.
“I appreciate the opportunity that voters provided me in 2018 and I hope they will allow me to continue serving.”Meet Josh
Josh Tanner Announces Candidacy for Macon County Clerk
Macon County Supervisor of Assessments Josh Tanner, 42, announced on June 13th that he will be a Republican candidate for Macon County Clerk. “The County Clerk’s Office is a vital part of local government and will require an elected official to be ready to work on the first day.” Tanner has worked extensively with the Clerk’s office on property tax extension and for the last seven years has assisted before, during, and after every election. He also worked with the reapportionment of county board districts in 2011 utilizing the county’s geographic information system.
As a long-time resident of Macon County and a 1993 graduate of Mt. Zion High School, Tanner has deep roots in the community. He currently lives in Mt. Zion with his wife and children and attends First Baptist Church. Tanner holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University and prior to attending college he was enlisted in the United States Air Force.
Tanner has served as Supervisor of Assessments for more than four years and has been with Macon County nine years. He is an active member of the County Assessment Officers Association and currently heads the statewide organization as President. Prior to his work at the county he was employed four years at the Illinois Department of Revenue in the Property Tax Division.