School Board Elections
Latest Update: District 58 will hold a virtual Candidate Forum for prospective School Board candidates on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Please click here to RSVP, and a meeting invite will be sent to you.
The District 58 Board of Education comprises seven members elected to serve four-year overlapping terms. The terms are staggered so there are three or four seats contested at each biennial election. Click here to view a list of current District 58 Board members and their term in office.
As outlined in Board of Education Policy 2:10 School Governance, the Board's powers and duties include the authority to adopt, enforce and monitor all policies for the management and governance of the District's schools. Click here to view the District 58 Board of Education Policy Manual.
As detailed in Board of Education Policy 2:30 School District Elections, School Board elections are held at the Consolidated General Election on the first Tuesday in April of each odd-numbered year. If that date conflicts with Passover, the election moves to the second Tuesday. The canvass of votes is conducted by the election authority within 21 days after the election.
Prospective District 58 Board member candidates may learn more information and download a Prospective Candidate Petition Packet from the DuPage County Election Commission at www.dupageco.org/Election (select “Candidate information” from the left column). Typically, candidates must submit nomination papers to the Election Commission during the December preceding an election. Nomination papers must be filed with the DuPage County Clerk Election Division at 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187.
Prospective candidates may contact the DuPage County Election Commission with questions at 630-407-5600.
Vacancies caused by death or resignation are filled by appointment by the remaining board members until the next election.