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Consolidated Election Notice


The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District would like to announce an election for the position of Trustee, one (1) to be elected to serve a six-year term. The election will be held with the Consolidated Election on April 2, 2019.

Nomination papers must be filed at the District’s Headquarters, 435 East Judd Street, Woodstock, during the hours of 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday, December 10, 2018 through Friday, December 14, 2018, and Monday, December 17, 2018, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Below is  information that is being presented to assist anyone interested in running for the position of Trustee with the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District in understanding the election calendar and is not a comprehensive review of all requirements. Interested candidates should review the 2019 Candidate’s Guide and visit the County Clerk’s Office website for more information.

A printable copy is available here: 2019 Candidate Information Sheet

Woodstock Fire/Rescue District

Fire Protection District Trustee Election 2019

Candidate Information Sheet

OFFICE: Trustee
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified elector/registered voter. No person is eligible to serve on the board of any fire protection district if that person has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this State or comparable laws of any other state or the United States or is in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to a fire protection district. [70 ILCS 705/10.1]
RESIDENCY: Resident of the fire protection district. [70 ILCS 705/4a; 70 ILCS 705/14.07]
SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS: 25 registered voters or 5% of the registered voters residing within the district, whichever is less. [10 ILCS 5/10-3.1; 70 ILCS 705/4(a)]
PETITION: Nonpartisan petition. SBE Form P-4-2.
STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY: Filed with the nominating petitions. Nonpartisan SBE Form P-1A.
LOYALTY OATH: (Optional) Filed with the nominating petitions. SBE Form P-1C.
STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS: Filed with the county clerk of the county in which the principal office of the unit of local government with which the person is associated is located See page 19 of the State of Illinois Candidate’s Guide regarding the filing of the receipt. [5 ILCS 420/4A-106]
FILING DATES: December 10 – 17, 2018 (not more than 113 nor less than 106 days prior to the Consolidated Election).
WHERE TO FILE: Secretary of the Fire Protection District, with an office located at:

Woodstock Fire/Rescue District

435 E Judd Street

Woodstock, IL 60098

CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE: Reports must be filed either on paper or electronically with the State Board of Elections, 2329 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62704 or 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 14-100, Chicago, IL 60601.
FAIR CAMPAIGN PRACTICES ACT: Filed with the county clerk. (Voluntary – see page 20)
TERM BEGINS: Third Monday in May following election day (May 20, 2019). [70 ILCS 705/4a]
TERM OF OFFICE: 6 years. [70 ILCS 705/4a]

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