Friday, January 6, 2017

Referenda deadlines near

Boards of education have until Tuesday, Jan. 17, to place tax and bond referenda or other public policy question on the April 4 ballot (10 ILCS 5/28-2). Thursday, Jan. 26, is the last day for the school board secretary to certify public policy questions to the election authority for the April 4 election (10 ILCS 5/28-5).
These are among numerous dates and deadlines for school districts that can be found on IASB’s 2016-2017 Annual School Calendar.

For information on past public policy questions, including specific school finance questions, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections referenda search website.

Passage rates of school finance questions, by election, since 1989, can be found at IASB’s finance election data website.