Nominating petition papers for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election can be obtained online at the St. Clair County Clerk web site www.countyclerk.co.st-clair.il.us or picked up at their office. Nominating petitions must be signed by at least 50 registered voters or 10% of the voters, whichever is less, residing within the district.
Three seats on our seven-member Board of Education will be filled at the April 2, 2019 consolidated election. To be eligible to serve, a 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 East St. Louis School District for at least one year immediately preceding the election. The Board election is non-partisan, and Board candidates do not run under political party affiliation.
The candidate must file the following with the St. Clair County Clerk:
Nominating petition papers
Statement of Candidacy
Receipt from County Clerk of Economic Interest Statement
Loyalty Oath (optional)
Dates to Remember:
September 18, 2018: First day for circulating nominating petitions
December 10, 2018: First day for filing nominating petitions
December 17, 2018: Last day for filing nominating petitions
December 17, 2018: Last day for filing receipt for Statement of Economic Interest
January 24, 2019: Last day a candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy