To be eligible to serve as a school board member you must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, a registered voter and a resident of the State of Illinois and PORTA School District 202 for at least one year immediately preceding the election.
Candidates for the office of school board can begin to circulate nominating petitions for signatures beginning September 22, 2020. For more information, you may want to consult the "2021 Candidate's Guide," which can be downloaded at www.elections.il.gov/main/publications.aspx?
Interested candidates can find additional information about being a school board member from the Illinois Association of School Boards, at www.iasb.com/elections and can also find the election packet at the following link “Board Packet”.
If any potential candidate has any questions please feel free to call the Superintendent’s office at 217-632-3803.