Wilmette, Elections

Local Election Guide 2023: Candidate interviews, election info, voting resources and more

The polls are open, and we’re here to help.

The Record North Shore’s Local Election Guide is a tool meant to equip you with information for the local municipal elections. Early voting began Monday, March 20, and Election Day is Tuesday, April 4. Before you head to the polls, you can learn about your candidates, local races and other ballot items with the information provided below — highlighted by exclusive one-on-one interviews with candidates in five contested elections.

Below you will also find a searchable database with basic information on all local races and candidates, and find voting information and resources.

With questions, concerns, suggestions or anything else, please contact Editor in Chief Joe Coughlin at joe@therecordns.org.


New Trier Township High School District 203 School Board (6 candidates, 3 seats)

Wilmette Village Board (4 candidates, 3 seats)

Wilmette Park Board (5 candidates, 4 seats)

Winnetka Public Schools District 36 School Board (5 candidates, 4 seats)

Highland Park City Council (5 candidates, 3 seats)

Glencoe Golf Club Referendum

Uncontested Races Guide



League of Women Voters Wilmette Election Guide

League of Women Voters Wilmette Candidate Forum (Video)

League of Women Voters Highland Park Candidate Forum (Video)


Early Voting (through April 3)
> Sites: Cook County — Centennial Ice Rinks:, 2300 Old Glenview Road, Wilmette; Glenview Village Hall, 2500 Lake Ave.; Northbrook Village Hall, 1225 Cedar Lane. Lake County — Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave.
> Hours: Cook — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Lake — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Find Your Polling Place: Cook County | Lake County

Register To Vote: Cook County — only in-person at any early-voting site or your polling site | Lake County — only in-person at any early-voting site or your polling site

Work At The Polls: Cook County | Lake County

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This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.

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