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2021 Consolidated Election



The Genoa Public Library District announces two (2) full six- year term; one (1) four-year unexpired term; and two (2) two-year unexpired year term positions open for election to the Genoa Public Library District Board of Trustees during the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.  Candidates must be:  registered voters who have resided within the boundaries of the Genoa Public Library District for at least one year at the time of filing nomination papers; not in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to the library district; or have been convicted of an infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony.  Candidate information and form packets are available beginning Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the Genoa Public Library District, 240 W. Main Street, Genoa, IL during the hours the Library is open.


The first date to circulate nomination petitions to be a candidate for a Library Trustee position on the Genoa Public Library District Board of Trustees is Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  A minimum of six (6) signatures by eligible registered voters are required on the petition in order to get one’s name on the election ballot.  Candidates must file completed forms and petitions at the library during the filing period beginning December 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. through December 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.


For more information about the elected position of Library Trustee for the Genoa Public Library District, please contact Jen Barton, Library Director, at 815-784-2627 or email


Information packets for candidates are now available:

Candidate Packet

2021 Candidate's Guide

2021 Signature Requirements for Libraries


Important dates to remember:

Sept. 22, 2020: First day to circulate petitions

Dec. 14-21, 2020: Filing period for candidates seeking election (Must be returned in person, according to filing instructions. Electronic submissions will not be accepted.)

Apr. 6, 2021: Voting for the consolidated election