Board of Education

School Board Member Election

Three seats on the seven member Oak Grove School Board of Education will be filled at the April 4, 2023 election. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in April of 2027. The seats expiring are currently filled by Anthony Giamis, Raabia Khan, and Kim Rihman.

Residents interested in running for the Board can pick up a petition packet at the Lake County Clerk’s office at 18 N. County Street in Waukegan.

The following are important election dates to remember:

September 20, 2022 PETITION CIRCULATION: First day for school board candidates to circulate nominating petitions.

December 12, 2022 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING: Candidate filing period begins; first day for candidates to file their original nominating petitions, statement of candidacy, and receipt of filing of Statement of Economic Interests, to the office of county clerk or county board of election commissioners.

December 19, 2022 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING: Candidate filing period ends.

December 27, 2022 OBJECTIONS: Last day to file objections to nominating petitions.

December 28, 2022 BALLOT PLACEMENT LOTTERY: Last day for ballot placement lottery, held by the county clerk for the first and last spots on the ballot if multiple candidates’ papers are filed simultaneously in the first and last hours of the filing period.

January 26, 2023 WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY: Last day candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy

February 2, 2023 WRITE-IN CANDIDATES: Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate

April 4, 2023 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION: Polls open 6am to 7pm

Elections are nonpartisan and Board candidates do not indicate a political party affiliation. For more information about the nature and duties of serving on a School Board, please click here.


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