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2013 School Board Election

Are you interested in running for school board?

Three Board of Education seats are up for election
on May 21, 2013.

The top two vote-getters will enter into three-year terms and will be sworn in on July 1, 2013.

The candidate with the third highest number of votes will take office immediately and fill the remainder of Gary Farkas' term which runs through 2014.

If you are interested in running for the Schenectady City School District Board of Education, please pick up nominating petitions in the clerk’s office Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

The clerk’s office is located within the district business office in the rear of Mont Pleasant Middle School at 108 Education Drive. 

In order to get on the ballot, a person must: 

  • Reside in the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election
  • Certify that he or she is a qualified voter
  • Present at least 100 legible signatures

Petitions are due in the clerk’s office by 5 p.m. on May 1, 2013.