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Glenbard Township High School District 87
Policy 2:30

Board of Education

School District Elections

School District elections are non-partisan, governed by the general election laws of the State, and include the election of Board of Education members, various public policy propositions, and advisory questions.  Board of Education members are elected at the consolidated election held on the first Tuesday in April in odd-numbered years.  If, however, that date conflicts with the celebration of Passover, the consolidated election is postponed to the first Tuesday following the last day of Passover.

1.  The Board, by proper resolution, may cause to be placed on the ballot: (a) public policy referendum according to Article 28 of the Election code, or (b) advisory questions of public policy according to Section 9-1.5 of the School Code.

2.  The Board Secretary serves as the local election official.  He or she receives petitions for the submission of a public question to referenda and forwards them to the proper election officer and otherwise provides information to the community concerning District elections.

LEGAL REF.:  10 ILCS 5/1-3, 5/10-9, 5/2A, 5/10-9, 5/22-17, 5/22-18, 5/28.
                       105 ILCS 5/9 and 5/9-1.5.

CROSS REF.: 2:40 (Board Member Qualifications)
                      2:50 (Board Member Term of Office)
                      2:210 (Organizational School Board Meeting)

ADOPTED:     December 8, 1997

REVIEWED:   April 17, 2006

REVISED:      June 12, 2006

REVIEWED:   February 4, 2013

REVISED:      March 4, 2013

REVIEWED:   July 14, 2014

REVISED:      September 22, 2014