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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 now pick up the packet of election filing materials from the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan.

The State of Illinois 2019 Candidate's Guide can be downloaded here.


APPLICATION FOR CAUCUS ENDORSEMENT: The application can be downloaded from this page (see below in pdf and Word formats). The deadline for applications has been extended to Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Interview Dates

Interviews will take place in the evenings on November 27 and December 6. Candidates must attend both rounds of Caucus interviews in person to be considered for endorsement.


For questions regarding the form or application process, please contact David Mutnick.
Patricia Reese,
Nov 7, 2018, 6:04 AM