If you want to run–neither incumbent has yet indicated his intentions–you’ve got to file a nominating petition with the county clerk by 4 p.m on Tuesday, June 4. To get information for the petition, click here, and scroll down to Essex County.
Prospective school board candidates can also get a “School Board Candidate Kit” online Published by the New Jersey School Board Association, the School Board Candidate Kit includes a nominating petition, information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and
the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and
important dates in the school election process are also included in the kit.
The election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2013, and those elected will serve a three-year term. If you have any other questions, e-mail Cheryl Nardino, School Board secretary, at [email protected].