Election 2013: District 181 Board of Education

Patch has your guide to the 2013 election for the Community Consolidated School District 181 Board of Education.

Five candidates have submitted their names to run for three open seats on the Community Consolidated School District 181 Board of Education in the 2013 election.

One of the candidates—Sarah Lewensohn—is a sitting board member, while the other four—Gary Clarin, Richard Fitzgerald, Mridu Garg and Jill Vorobiev—would be newcomers.

Clarin, Garg and Vorobiev were endorsed by the Hinsdale Village Caucus.

Early voting begins March 25. Election Day is April 9.

Patch put together the following guide to help voters get to know each candidate and keep track of the latest election news. 


Bios are listed in ballot order.

  • Jill Vorobiev
  • Gary Clarin
  • Mridu Garg
  • Richard Fitzgerald
  • Sarah Lewensohn


Interesting stories relevant to the District 181 election:

  • , April 4
  • Election 2013: What Sets D181 Candidates Apart?, April 3
  • Election 2013: D181 Candidates on the Curriculum Overhaul, March 27
  • District 181 Election: Do iPads Belong in the Classroom?, March 19
  • 5 D181 Board Candidates Vying for 3 Seats, Jan. 9
  • Election 2013: Board Member Lewensohn Among First 5 D181 Candidates to File, Dec. 18
  • , Nov. 20
  • , Nov. 19


  • Burr Ridge Election Central: A guide to every race that affects residents of Burr Ridge will be posted by early March.
  • Election 2013: A chronological feed of every election-related post on Burr Ridge Patch.
  • District 181: Catch up on the latest news from District 181 schools, as well as action taken by the school board.


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