• School board members seeking re-election and new candidates running for local boards of education can begin circulating nominating petitions on Tuesday, September 20 for the 2023 Consolidated Election. For more information click HERE

    The term of office for Board of Education members is four (4) years. The Consolidated Election is April 4, 2023, with newly elected Board members being seated at the April 2023 Board of Education Meeting. Candidates must file in both McHenry County and Lake County.

    Petition filing at the McHenry and Lake County Clerk’s Offices will begin on Monday, December 12, 2022 and will close on Monday, December 19, 2022.

    Key Dates For Candidates

    Link to Illinois Association of School Board

    Link to McHenry County Clerks Office

    Link to Lake County Clerks Office

    Filing Locations:

    • McHenry County Clerks Office      
      667 Ware Road, Suite 107
      Woodstock, IL 60098

    • Lake County Clerks Office  
      18 North County Street, Room 101
      Waukegan, IL 60085