School Board Election Information
Are you interested in serving on the Moline-Coal Valley Community Unit School District’s Board of Education?
Consider the following points on school board service: qualifications, the description, reasons for serving, characteristics of effecitve school board members, and preparation for service on the school board.
The next consolidated election will be held April 4, 2023.
There are four four-year term positions available. The following candidates have expiring terms: Audrey Adamson, Justin Anderson, Kate Schaefer, and Maria S. Trigueros.
Interested Local School District Board Member candidates must visit the Rock Island County Clerk’s Office beginning September 20 to pick up a packet. You may begin collecting signatures at that time. You must collect a minimum of 50 signatures.
WHERE TO FILE:
Petitions must be returned to the Rock Island County Clerk’s office the week of December 12, 2022. The County Clerk is located at 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201.
Any person who, on the date of the election, is a citizen of the United States, of the age 18 years or over, a resident of the State and the territory encompassing the district for one year preceding the election, and a registered voter is eligible. A member shall not be a child sex offender as defined in Section 11-9.3 of the Criminal Code of 2012 and cannot serve as a school trustee. (105 ILCS 5/10-10)
Petitions must be signed by at least 50 qualified voters from the educational service region. In addition, the petition shall specify the county and township (or road district) of the candidate's residence. (105 ILCS 5/6-10)
Four years (may be changed to 6 years by referendum). (105 ILCS 5/9-5)
If reapportionment is required under 9-22 of the school code, the members are divided into two groups, with terms of 4 years and 2 years or 2 years and 4 years.
Within 40 days after the election (105 ILCS 5/10-16)
STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY:
Filed with the nominating petitions.
LOYALTY OATH (optional):
STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS:
Filed with the Rock Island County Clerk’s Office. (5 ILCS 420/4A-106) See page 19 regarding filing the receipt.
FAIR CAMPAIGN PRACTICES ACT (voluntary):
Filed with the State Board of Elections or the county clerk.
Reports must be filed either on paper or electronically with the State Board of Elections, 2329 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62704 or 69 W. Washington St., Pedway LL-08, Chicago, IL 60602.
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School Board Elections