School Board Nomination Petitions
Although the school board election next April may seem a long way off, now is the time that candidates are considering their future plans. Community members interested in running for the Triopia Board of Education can pick up nomination petition packets in the District Office, Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on days school is in session or the County Clerks office in Jacksonville.
Petitions may begin ciruculating September 20. The period for filing nominating papers runs from December 12 through December 19, 2016 in the Morgan County Clerk and Recorder Office, Monday through Friday 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Minimum number of signatures in 50.
Information on the following items can be found at the IASB (Illinois Association of School Boards) website link: :
• 2017 Election Calendar
• Before You Turn in Those Petitions
• Resource List for Candidates
• Sample News Release
• Some Rules for Staying on the Ballot
• Your School Board and You
• Where Does the Lottery Money Go?
• Understanding School Finance
• Playing Fair With the Children of Illinois