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 Election Information



Important Dates for Candidates

Tuesday, September 25, 2012:  First day that prospective candidates may circulate nominating petitions for signature.

Monday, December 17, 2012:  First day that candidates may file nominating papers with the Board Secretary's Designated Representative.  The office will be open 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012:  Last day to file nominating petitions and receipt for Statement of Economic Interests with the Board Secretary's Designated Representative.  The office will open at 8:00 A.M. and close promptly at 5:00 P.M.

Thursday, December 27, 2012:  In the event of simultaneous candidate filings, a lottery to establish the order of names on the ballot will be held at 10:30 a.m.   This will take place in theThird Floor Board Room,  Administration Building, 501 7th Street, Rockford, IL  61104.

Friday, January 4, 2013:  Last day to file objections to the nominating papers of candidates who have filed for the April 9, 2013 school board election.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013:  Consolidated election day.

Resources for School Board Candidates

Public Filing Notice

IASB - Your School Board & You

2013 School Board Candidate Packet

State of Illinois - Candidate's Guide

State of Illinois - Election & Campaign Finance Calendar

State of Illinois - Guide to Campaign Disclosure

Illinois State Board of Elections

Rockford Board of Elections Commission

Winnebago County Clerk

Boone County Clerk

State of Illinois School Code


For more information or to request a candidacy packet, contact the Board Secretary's Designated Representative, Laura Fromm, at (815) 966-3101 or
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