The Annual School Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024Each candidate for election, including incumbents, must complete a nominating petition that includes the signatures of at least ten (10) qualified voters living within the district (one may be your own).  Nominating Petitions are available electronically by clicking on the link below or through the Hunterdon County Clerk's office at 71 Main Street Hall of Records Building, PO Box 2900, Flemington, NJ  08822-2900.   Nominating Petitions must be filed with the Hunterdon County Clerk by 4:00 PM on Monday, July 29, 2024
    To become a member of a local board of education in New Jersey, you must—

    • Be able to read and write • Hold U.S. citizenship and one year’s residency in the school district • Be registered to vote in the district before filing the nominating petition • Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the board • Not hold office as mayor or member of the municipal governing  body or, in the case of county school districts, the county governing body • Not simultaneously hold two elective offices • Not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board,a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.)

    Please contact Mary Melfi, County Clerk, at (908) 788-1214 or via email at countyclerk@co.hunterdon.nj.us if you have any questions. 
    You may also contact Michele McCann, School Business Administrator, at (908) 996-2941 x 515 or via email mmccann@kingwoodschool.org.
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