Filing for school board races begins Dec. 10 thru Dec. 17

Filing for school board races begins Dec. 10 thru Dec. 17
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December 10, 2018 - December 17, 2018 All day

Filing for school board races begins Dec. 10 thru Dec. 17

Petition filing for Moraine Valley board starts December 10

Petitions for a seat on the Board of Trustees of Moraine Valley Community College, District #524, may be filed with Sandra Wagner, secretary of the board, or her designees Richard Hendricks, Dawn Fredrikson or Sandra Leonard, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10 through Monday, Dec. 17, in Building D, Room D215 (President's Office), 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois.

There are three openings on the Board of Trustees to fill full terms of six years each, and there is one opening on the Board of Trustees to fill a two-year term.

Overview of Rules for candidates running in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election

Voting sticker from Chicagoland election. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania. Vote. Election

Voting sticker from Chicagoland election. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

ESTABLISHED POLITICAL PARTIES, INDEPENDENT AND NEW POLITICAL PARTY OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED

MUNICIPAL -- including Special Charter

Mayor or President Clerk
Treasurer
Alderman or Trustee

NONPARTISAN OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED

MUNICIPAL -- Council-Manager form (Councilmen at-large and from districts) and Commission form:

Mayor or President
Clerk
Treasurer (Council-Manager only)
Council Members or Commissioners or Trustees

MUNICIPAL -- City of Chicago (run-off elections if required) [65 ILCS 20/21-26] PARK DISTRICT - Commissioners, Trustees
PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT – Trustees
TOWNSHIP AND MUNICIPAL LIBRARY – Trustees

REGIONAL BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES – Trustees

SCHOOL DISTRICT - Board Members, (including districts under article 33) School Directors

SCHOOL DISTRICT - Special Charter - Inspectors, Board Members

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES OF SCHOOLS (Cook County only)

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT – Trustees

TOWNSHIP LAND COMMISSIONERS (in counties under 220,000 population)

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT – Trustees

FOX WATERWAY MANAGEMENT AGENCY - Chairman, Directors: 1 Director to be elected from Lake County; 2 Directors to be elected from McHenry County

FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT – Commissioners

SPRINGFIELD METROPOLITAN EXPOSITION AND AUDITORIUM AUTHORITY – Commissioners

OTHER SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS (see applicable statutes)

PETITION CIRCULATION

First day to circulate nomination papers (must include original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for independent and new political party candidates in municipalities, and nonpartisan candidates for township and municipal libraries, road districts, library districts, park districts, school boards, community college boards, Fox Waterway Agency, regional board of school trustees, fire protection districts and forest preserve districts who file between DECEMBER 10 – 17, 2018. (90 days preceding the last day to file nomination papers)
(10 ILCS 5/10-4, 10-6; 615 ILCS 90/5)

PETITION TO REDUCE EDUCATION TAX EXTENSION

Last day for voters within a school district to file a petition for public question to reduce the tax extension for educational purposes. If the territory of the school district is located wholly within a single county, the petition must be filed with the election authority. If the territory of the district spans more than one county, the petition must be filed with the State Board of Elections.

(35 ILCS 200/18-206)

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE POLICITAL SUBDIVISION

First day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision, whose officers are to be elected rather than appointed, may be published in a newspaper within the proposed political subdivision, or if none, in a newspaper of general circulation within the proposed territory.

[10 ILCS 5/28-2(g)]

MONDAY DECEMBER 10 2018

NOTE: If initial officers are to be elected at the election for creation of a new unit of government, candidates for such offices shall file nomination papers 113-106 days before such election (December 10-17, 2018).
(10 ILCS 5/10-6)

NOTE: The circuit court clerk shall publish the hearing date for a public policy petition filed in his/her office not later than 14 days after the petition is actually filed, but at least five days before actual hearing. Final orders within seven days of hearing.

(10 ILCS 5/28-4)

CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING

First day for candidates to file in office of the local election official or Board of Election Commissioners original nominating petitions (must include original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for independent and new political party candidates in municipalities; nonpartisan candidates in township and municipal libraries; Fox Waterway Agency (filed with the State Board of Elections); library districts; park districts; school boards; community college boards; regional boards of school trustees; fire protection districts; and forest preserve districts.

(10 ILCS 5/10-6(2), 615 ILCS 90/5)

EXCEPTION: Nomination papers for the office of Regional Board of School Trustees in a single county shall be filed in the office of the county clerk. Petitions for the office of Multi-County Regional Board of School Trustees shall be filed in the principal office of the State Board of Elections.

(10 ILCS 5/10-6; 105 ILCS 5/6-10)

CAUCUS CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION

First day established political party caucus certificates of nomination may be filed in the office of the local election official along with Statement of Candidacy and Loyalty Oath (optional) for each candidate. The receipt for filing a Statement of Economic Interest for each candidate may be filed any time during the filing period.
(5 ILCS 420/4A-105; 10 ILCS 5/10-5, 10-6(2))

OBJECTIONS TO NEW POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PETITION

Last day to file objections to petitions to create a political subdivision in the appropriate office where the petitions were originally filed.
(10 ILCS 5/10-8, 28-4)

MONDAY DECEMBER 17 2018

VOTER REGISTRATION DATA

First day for election authority to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, including voting history from the latest election, is complete and up-to-date.
(10 ILCS 5/4-8, 5-7, 6-35)

CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING

Last day for candidates to file in the office of the local election official or Board of Election Commissioners original nominating petitions (must include original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for independent and new political party candidates in municipalities; nonpartisan candidates in municipal libraries; Fox Waterway Agency (filed with the State Board of Elections); library districts; park districts; school boards; community college boards; regional boards of school trustees; fire protection districts; and forest preserve districts.

(10 ILCS 5/10-6(2), 615 ILCS 90/5)

EXCEPTION: Nomination papers for the office of Regional Board of School Trustees in a single county shall be filed in the office of the county clerk. Petitions for the office of Multi-County Regional Board of School Trustees shall be filed in the principal office of the State Board of Elections.

(10 ILCS 5/10-6); 105 ILCS 5/6-10)

CAUCUS CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION

Last day established political party caucus certificates of nomination may be filed in the office of the local election official along with Statement of Candidacy and Loyalty Oath (optional) for each candidate and the receipt for filing a Statement of Economic Interest for each candidate.
(5 ILCS 420/4A-105; 10 ILCS 5/10-5, 10-6(2))

STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS

Last day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the county clerk as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. The receipt must be filed on or before this date with the local election official or election authority who received the nomination papers.

(5 ILCS 420/4A-105; 10 ILCS 5/7-12(8), 10-5)

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