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Board of Education Election Information

SECAUCUS BOARD OF EDUCATION

The election for members of the Secaucus Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

There are three (3) seats available each for a term of three (3) years which will be voted upon. The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine-member board is July 25, 2022 at 4PM.

Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk – Elections Division between 8:30am and 4:30pm. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Avenue 4th floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.

Petitions are also available at the county clerk’s website at www.hudsoncountyclerk.org Completed nominating petitions must be submitted in person or electronically by either facsimile or email and must be received by 4:00pm on July 25, 2022.

GOVERNOR MURPHY SIGNED BILL S868

Permits candidates for school board to circulate petitions jointly and be bracketed together on ballot; permits short nonpolitical designation of principles on petitions and ballots. (sample individual and group nominating petitions are available online in the NJSBA Candidate Kit)

Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:

  • He/she is a citizen of the United States of America

  • He/she must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office

  • He/she must be able to read and write

  • He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at

    least one (1) year preceding the date of election

  • He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

  • He/she is a registered voter in the district

  • Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district

  • He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime of

    offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

  • He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against the Board

    A Candidate’s Kit is available from New Jersey School Boards Association (“NJSBA”) at:

    https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school- board-candidacy/

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