Illinois Central College Board of Trustees Election Candidate Packets Now Available

Illinois Central College Board of Trustees Election Candidate Packets Now Available

EAST PEORIA, IL (09/20/2022) Nominating petitions are now available for those seeking a seat on the Illinois Community College Board of Trustees. Individuals interested in seeking a position on the District #514 Board of Trustees in the April 4, 2023, election may pick up the required nominating petitions.

Candidate packets for the consolidated election will be available as follows:

  • In Person: Candidates packets can be picked up in person on ICC's East Peoria Campus at 1 College Drive, L420. Packets are available Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Online: The candidate packets are available for download at:
  • By Mail: Requests for mailed packets should be made to the Board Secretary at or (309) 694-5522.

Candidates may now begin routing petitions to gather the 50 required signatures from registered voters within District #514.

Petitions must be returned to the Board Secretary between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. December 12-16, 2022 or 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on December 19, 2022. Three six-year term seats on the ICC Board of Trustees are up for election on the April 4, 2023, ballot.

Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible to run for a position on the Board:

  • Qualified elector/registered voter
  • U.S. citizen aged 18 or older
  • Resident of Illinois
  • Resident of ICC District #514 for at least one year prior to the election on April 4, 2023

A 2023 Candidates Guide for those interested in running for trustee office is available from the Illinois State Board of Elections at

In addition, potential candidates must file a petition including 50 signatures, a Statement of Candidacy, and a receipt for filing a Statement of Economic Interest from the Tazewell County Clerk.

A lottery for ballot placement will be held on December 19, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at the Information Desk on the ICC East Peoria Campus, 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL, for candidates waiting in line to file petitions as of 8 a.m. on December 12, 2022, petitions received in the mail on that date, or received in the last hour of filing on the last day of filing, 4-5 p.m., December 19, 2022.

Important to Note: Should a candidate that was eligible for the lottery be disqualified prior to the certification of candidate's deadline, any candidate in position after the objector will move up by one spot.

For more information or to request a packet, contact Sue Bulitta, Secretary to the Board of Trustees, at or (309) 694-5522.


Illinois Central College is a two-year community college with campuses in East Peoria, Peoria, and Pekin, Illinois providing a high-quality, affordable education to prepare students to enter the workforce or to transfer to a four-year college or university. For more information on ICC, visit

For more information contact: Sue Bulitta,, (309) 694-5522


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