Four seats on the seven member Oak Grove School Board of Education will be filled at the April 6 election. Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in April of 2025. The seats expiring are currently filled by Cathie DeMoon, Jon Baffico, Krysia Ressler, and Jennifer Manski.
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 22, 2020 PETITION CIRCULATION: First day for school board candidates to circulate nominating petitions.
December 14, 2020 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 21, 2020 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING: Candidate filing period ends.
December 29, 2020 OBJECTIONS: Last day to file objections to nominating petitions.
December 30, 2020 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 28, 2021 WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY: Last day candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy
February 4, 2021 WRITE-IN CANDIDATES: Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate
April 6, 2021 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.