About Julie

Coles County Clerk Julie Coe was elected in November 2018 and assumed her duties as Clerk on December 1, 2018.

Prior to her election, Julie worked as a Recorder of deeds in the office and also served as Chief Deputy.

She worked for many years with her father, Jim Coffey, in his real estate business. She patterns her life after the character and integrity he, and her mom Joanie modeled. Serving people is something she loves, and she is excited to continue to be a servant to the people of Coles County.

Her family and her faith are of the utmost importance to her. She has been happily married to Jason Coe for 23 years. They have 3 children. Garin, Lyndee (husband Nick), and Brody (wife Makayla). She also has 2 grandchrildren who are the delight of their Grandmas heart!

One of her top priorities is for people to feel welcome and comfortable as they enter the office. The staff in her office are well qualified, as well as being personable and friendly!


The Clerk's Office has the following employees:

  • Carol -- Deputy, County Board, Accounts Payable, Delinquent Taxes - 217-348-0504
  • Sheryl -- Deputy, Elections & Voter Registration - 217-348-0524
  • Lisa -- Deputy, Elections & Voter Registration - 217-348-0523
  • Deanna -- Deputy, Vital Records - 217-348-0501
  • Michele -- Deputy, Recording - 217-348-0525
  • Kelly -- Deputy, Recording - 217-348-7325

My staff and I take seriously the responsibility of keeping the records of this office. These are your records, whether it is your birth certificate, the deed to your home, or your marriage license. These records are important to you, and it is important to us to see that they are maintained and protected for your future use.

Another important function of this office is the Elections and Voter Registration. We work hard to maintain the registration rolls to insure a voter's eligibility to cast a ballot on Election Day and to secure the tabulation process to guarantee that your vote is properly counted. Contact us at (217) 348-0523 if you have any questions or concerns.