I would like to share some information I've learned about nominations from MOCs in Illinois, and invite others to add to this thread any additional information such as: dates that past candidates received notice, the number of candidates typically applying for the MOC's nomination, how many slots each has at USNA for 2016, the length of past interviews, who interviews you (e.g. panel, individual, staffer, volunteer, the member, etc.), which nomination method does the MOC use, and any other information that is either useful or at least alleviates the twisted curiosity that this process has engendered in me. Based upon posts in previous years here and/or the MOCs' websites, I have read the following: Dick Durbin's process: 1. The due date for completion of your application is November 4, 2011. 2. Durbin's office does not interview the candidate. 3. In the past, it appears that notification of his decision has gone out in the second week of December. 4. He has one vacancy (slot) at USNA for 2016. Mark Kirk: 1. Due date for completion, November 1, 2011. 2. Interviews are conducted by his Service Selection Committee in November. Mike Quigley (5th Dist.): 1. Due date for completion, December 2, 2011. 2. Interviews are conducted in January.