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About the Election

About the Election

 

The Candidates

There are six people vying for three open positions on the Palatine Township District 15 Elementary School Board. Election Day is Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

In December Manjula Sriram, Scott Herr and Gerard Iannuzzelli filed their nominating petitions to appear on the ballot, and recently formed Vote 1-3-5 for District 15 (they are on lines 1, 3 and 5  on the ballot). To learn more, see Vote 1-3-5 for District 15 established.

Three incumbent candidates are Gerald Chapman, James Ekeberg and David Seiffert, who are running for re-election.

Incumbent David Seiffert will remain on the Board whether he wins or loses on April 5th. He was recently appointed by the Board to fill out the remaining two years for Board member Mark Bloom who resigned in January. If Seiffert loses the April 5th election, he will continue filling out the remaining two years of Mark Bloom’s term. If he wins the April 5th election, he will resign his current 2-year appointment and the Board will again appoint someone to this open Board position.

Your Voter Information

To see a sample ballot, find your polling location, or check whether you’re registered, visit the Cook County Voter Information page.

Early Voting

Early Voting ballotYou can take advantage of Early Voting now through March 31st.

There are two locations in Palatine township:

  • Palatine Village Hall, 200 East Wood Street, Mon-Sat 9 am – 5 pm
  • Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2121 Euclid Ave, Mon-Sat 9 am – 5 pm and Sun 9 am – 3 pm

Other locations may be closer to where you work. See the complete list of Early Voting locations.

Additional information about Early Voting can be found on the Cook County Early Voting page. Or see the PalatinePatch article Early Voting Opens for April 5 Election.

Absentee Voting

Paper ballotAbsentee Voting is available now for the April 5th election. Any registered voter can take advantage of Absentee Voting for any reason.

The steps are:

  1. Fill out the Absentee Ballot Application to request a ballot.
  2. Mail it to: Cook County Clerk, 69 W Washington St, Room 500, Chicago, IL 60602
  3. When you receive your Absentee Ballot in the mail, fill it out and follow the directions to submit your ballot.

If you’re not sure whether you’re registered, you can look up your registration status at the Cook County Voter Information page.

Additional information about Absentee Voting can be found on the Cook County Absentee Voting page.

Voter Registration

The deadline for registering for the April 5th election was March 8th; however, there are some grace period voter registration options. To learn more about voter registration visit the Cook County Voter Registration page.

 

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