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Application and Candidate Requirements

Candidate Requirements

Candidates for the District 109 Board of Education, must be:
  • U.S. citizens
  • Registered voters
  • Residents of School District 109 for at least one year prior to the date of the election in the odd-numbered year
  • He or she shall not be a child sex offender as defined in Section 11-9.3 of the Criminal Code of 2012 [105ILCS 5/10-10]. 
Please note that candidates must pick up the packet of election filing materials from the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan.

The State of Illinois 2021 Candidate's Guide can be downloaded here. (See p. 50 for Board of Education members.) Key filing and election dates can be found here.


APPLICATION FOR CAUCUS ENDORSEMENT: The 2020-21 application is available in pdf and Word formats (see below for links). The deadline to return applications has been extended to Friday, November 13, 2020.

Interview Dates

Interviews with candidates will take place on Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, December 9. Candidates must attend both rounds of Caucus interviews to be considered for endorsement.


For questions regarding the form or application process, please contact David Mutnick.
Patricia Reese,
Oct 16, 2020, 11:03 PM
Patricia Reese,
Oct 16, 2020, 11:02 PM