Three seats on the seven member Oak Grove School Board of Education will be filled at the April 2 election. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in April of 2023. The seats expiring are currently filled by Amy Frantz, Lane Hasler and Tony Giamis.
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 or download one from their website.
The following are important election dates to remember:
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - First day for school board candidates to circulate nominating petitions
Monday, December 10, 2018 - First day for candidates to file their original nominating petitions
Monday, December 17, 2018 - Candidate filing period ends
Monday, December 24, 2018 - Last day to file objections to nominating petitions.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - Last day for ballot placement lottery
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Last day candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate
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, contact the Illinois Association of School Boards at www.iasb.com/training/community_resources.cfm for a free booklet, “Your School Board and You.”