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About the 2021 Election

Geneva CUSD 304 will have 4 seats on the Board of Education that will be filled at the Consolidated General Election on April 6, 2021.

The Office of the Kane County Clerk supervises the school board elections, and their website will post the specific details about the election process in Kane County.  

2021 State of Illinois Candidate's Guide

Please click here to view and download the 2021 State of Illinois Candidate's Guide.

This Candidate’s Guide for 2021 has been prepared to provide information for candidates seeking office at the local level in 2021. It includes: 
  • Listing of the offices to be nominated or elected
  • Filing dates
  • General requirements for filing
  • Specific requirements for individual offices
  • Nomination procedures and the objection process
  • Answers to FAQs
  • Links to all required forms are available in this guide, with exception of the Statement of Economic Interests, which can be obtained by the Kane County Clerk's office.
  • A candidate checklist is on page 14. 
  • Contributions/Expenses and Disclosure begin on page 21.
  • The Board of Education Members Guide and Petition Forms begin on page 50. 
  • The optional form Loyalty Oath is also available in this guide. 

Important Dates for Candidates

Please see the complete list of important dates for candidates at this link. This information is also consolidated below. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 PETITION CIRCULATION: First day for school board candidates to circulate
nominating petitions.

Monday, December 14, 2020 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING: Candidate filing period

Monday, December 21, 2020 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING: Candidate filing period

STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS: Last day to file a Statement of Economic Interests; the receipt from the filing must be included with nominating petitions. 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 OBJECTIONS: Last day to file objections to nominating petitions.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY: Last day candidate may file Withdrawal of Candidacy in the office of the local election official, election authority, or the State Board of Elections.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 WRITE-IN CANDIDATES: Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a writein candidate with the appropriate election authority or authorities.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION: Polls open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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