Board Elections

The next Board of Education election will be held on April 4, 2017.

Key Dates for School Board Candidates

Tuesday, September 20, 2016         Petition Circulation - First day for school board candidates to                                                                      circulate nominating petitions.

Monday, December 12, 2016           First day to file (with the Election Commission)

Monday, December 19, 2016           Last day to file (Election Commission will be open until 5 p.m.)

Prospective Candidate Petition Packets are now availalbe on the Election Commission's website.  The link is:  http://www.dupageco.org/Election/37317/

QUALIFICATIONS

A School Board member must be, on the date of election or appointment, a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the election and a registered voter.

Reasons making an individual ineligible for Board membership include holding an incompatible office, and certain types of State or federal employment. A child sex offender, as defined in State law, is ineligible for School Board membership.

The Illinois Association of School Boards offers information about the role and duties of a school board member on their Web site: www.iasb.com/elections/ .

Your best source for the School Board Election is the DuPage County Board of Elections. They are very knowledgeable and very helpful.