Candidates for the upcoming 2019 Consolidated Election can begin circulating petitions on September 18, 2018.
Four seats on the Mahomet-Seymour School Board are up, including two seats within the Mahomet Township and two seats from the remaining congressional townships. The board consists of seven seats.
Currently, Lance Raver and Nezar Kassem hold the seats within Mahomet Township and Jenny Park and Jeremy Henrich hold seats outside the township.
Candidates need to file a new SEI on paper, even if an SEI was previously filed, prior to the close of the petition filing period. If a new SEI is not filed, petitions may be subject to objection. The last day to file an SEI is December 17, 2018.
Candidates may file the completed paper SEI when filing petitions. Candidates file completed Statement of Candidacy, Petitions, Loyalty Oath (Optional), and Statement of Economic Interests with the Champaign County Clerk’s office, December 10-17, 2018.
The 2019 Consolidated Election will be held on April 2.
Candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in 2023.
Forms and instructions for potential school board candidates may also be picked up at the Champaign County Clerk’s Office or downloaded at champaigncountyclerk.com.