Scool Board Elections

Candidates Filing by Petition:

        *Must file a political practices pledge, an affidavit of eligibility, and a petition with the County Clerk of the County in which the school district is domiciled for administrative purposes during a one week period ending at noon 70 days before the annual election.

       *A petition may be circulated no eariler than 100 calendar days before the annual school election. The petition must contain the names of at least 20 registered voter who are residents of the school district and, if applicable, the electoral zone for the petition.

Unless changed by legislative act in 2017, a petition for a school board candidate seeking election at the September 19, 2017 Annual School Election may be circulated no earlier than June 11, 2017. The petition, affidavit of eligibility and political practices pledge must be filed with the County Clerk between 12:00 noon on July 4, 2017 and 12:00 noon on July 11, 2017.

The petition must state the name and title of the candidate as proposed by the candidate to appear on the ballot and identify the position sought, position number, and other identifying information, if applicable.

The position sought cannot be changed once identified on the petition. The petition must be withdrawn and a new petition designating a different position filed before the filing deadline.