Submitted by District 41
Four seats on District 41's seven-member Board of Education will be on the April 9, 2013 ballot. Those interested in running are welcome to pick up a candidate packet at the district's Central Services Office, 793 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The board election is non-partisan, meaning that candidates do not run under any party affiliation, and all board members are elected at-large for a four-year term to represent all residents of the district. Candidate packets include materials furnished by the Illinois Association of School Boards and the DuPage County Election Commission, including a checklist of forms that must be filed and a calendar of important dates.
Candidate Eligibility: To be eligible to run, a candidate must be, on the date of election:
- A US citizen
- 18 years of age or older
- A resident of Illinois and Glen Ellyn School District 41 for at least one year immediately preceding the election
- A registered voter
Petitions: Candidates must submit petitions signed by at least 50 registered voters residing within District 41. Petition forms and guidelines for circulating them are included in the packet.
Tuesday, Sept. 25:Board of Education candidates may begin circulating petitions on this date but not before.
Monday, Dec. 17 through Monday, Dec. 24: Nominating papers may be filed during our normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. The last day to file nominating papers is Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Filings can only be accepted during this time period, not at any other time. Papers must be filed at the District 41 Central Services Office, 793 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.