Monday, March 11, 2019

On April 2, 2019 Highland Park residents will go to the polls and vote for Highland Park Mayor and City Councilman, Park District of Highland Park Commissioner, Board of Education members for North Shore School District 112 and Township High School District 113, College of Lake County Trustees, and Regional Board of School Trustee.

Voter Power

Lake County Clerk's Voter Power web site allows you to view sample ballots, locate your polling place, see who currently represents you, and verify your voter registration.

Early Voting: Begins March 8 and ends locally March 30; available at other county-wide sites until April 1.

Early Voting Polling Place: The preferred early voting polling place for Highland Park residents is the Highland Park Police Station, 1677 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park (847/432-7730). Monday-Friday (9:00 am-5:00 pm) and Saturday (9:00 am-2:00 pm) – March 18-30. Complete list of Lake County Early Voting Sites.

Who's on Your Ballot?

Highland Park Mayor

Highland Park City Councilman (Vote for no more than 3)

Park District of Highland Park Commissioner (Vote for 2)

  • Cal Bernstein
  • Barnett Ruttenberg

North Shore School District 112 Board of Education (Vote for 3)

Township High School District 113 Board of Education (Vote for 1 - unexpired 2-year term)

  • Michelle Culver
  • Jodi C. Shapira

Township High School District 113 Board of Education (Vote for 4 - full 4-year terms)

College of Lake County Trustees (Vote for 2 - 6-year terms)

  • Julie Byrne Shroka
  • Timothy S. Powell
  • Vaseem Iftekhar

Regional Board of Schools Trustee (Vote for 3)

  • Julie C. Gonka
  • Alison Baker Frank Packer
  • Chase Thomas
  • Phillip DeRuntz

Regional Board of Schools Trustee (Vote for 1 - Unexpired 2-year term)

  • No candidate

Voter Education

League of Women Voter's Highland Park/Highwood

  • Voters' Guide
  • Candidate Debates: On Sunday March 17, 2019 the League will host a debate with candidates for Highland Park City Council, High School District 113 School Board, and Elementary School District 112 School Board. The debate will be held at the Highland Park Country Club (1201 Park Ave. West) starting at 12:30 pm.