The New Jersey School Boards Association’s 2018 November Election Candidates Kit is now available for downloading; visit NJSBA Candidates Kit. Residents interested in board member candidacy can download the free kit, which includes information on: Important Dates, How to Become a School Board Member, Frequently Asked Questions, Requirements of the New Jersey School Ethics Act, Criminal Background Checks, Campaign Reporting Requirements, Candidate Briefings.
Pursuant to S-868/A-2030 enacted on May 30, which allows board of education candidates to circulate a nominating petition jointly and to be bracketed together on the ballot, below are two sample petitions: one for an individual filing and one for joint filing.
Candidate Petition for School Board (individual)
Candidate Petition for School Board (joint)
School Board Candidate Petitions must be submitted to the County Clerk no later than 4 p.m. Monday, July 30th.