Posted: September, 20, 2016 - 10:40am
School Board Elections
Nominating petition forms for the April 4, 2017 school board election in Community High School District #117 are available in the District Office. Four (4) full-term (4 yrs.) positions, and One (1) Two-year term position on the seven-member board of education will be filled at the April 4th election. At least one of the open positions must be filled by a resident of the unincorporated area in the District.
To be eligible to serve, a school board member must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident of the State of Illinois and the District 117 School District for at least one year immediately preceding the election. The school board election is nonpartisan, and board candidates do not run under political party affiliation.
A school board candidate’s petition must be filed in the Lake County Clerk’s Office at 18 N. County Street in Waukegan starting Monday, December 12. The last date for filing is December 19, 2016. Candidates’ names will appear on the election ballot in the order in which their nominating papers are received in the Lake County Clerk’s office.
Any questions should be directed to the Lake County Clerk at 847-377-2314.