Voting Information

Ballot Questions

1.) Shall the Board of Education of Pennoyer School District Number 79, Cook County, Illinois, alter, repair, equip, improve and build an addition to the existing school building, including, but not limited to, constructing improvements for life safety, aging infrastructure, mechanical and plumbing systems, bathrooms and drinking fountains, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $ 9.7 million for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

2.) Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Pennoyer School District Number 79, Cook County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.17% above the limiting rate for school purposes for levy year 2021 and be equal to 2.559% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2022?

(1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $4,136,017, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $4,430,432.

(2) For the 2022 levy year the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $46.19.

(3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2022 will be determined by the limiting rate set forth in the proposition, rather than the otherwise applicable limiting rate calculated under the provisions of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (commonly known as the Property Tax Cap Law).

Voter Qualifications

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old by the general election
  • A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day

Ways to Register

  • If you have an Illinois driver's license or state ID, you may register online through the Illinois State Board of Elections website.
  • If you do not have a driver's license or state ID, fill out a form online, print, sign and mail it in.

Eligible suburban Cook County residents can also register to vote in person with a certified registrar by going to:

Ways to Vote

  • Early Voting: March 20 - April 3
  • By mail
  • Election Day: April 4

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