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Election Information

Board of Education Election

Those who are interested in seeking election to the Hermon-DeKalb Board of Education must file a completed petition packet with District Clerk Donna Anson. The petition filing deadline is usually toward the end of April every year.

Candidates Must:

  • Be able to read and write.

  • Be a qualified voter of the District. A qualified voter of the District is a citizen
    of the United States, at least 18 years of age or older, and not adjudged to
    be incompetent.

  • Be and have been a resident of the District for a continuous and
    uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election.

  • Have not been removed from any school district office within the preceding
    year.

  • Not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of
    the same family.

  • Not be a current employee of the school board.

  • Not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.

Learn more about school budget votes and voter qualifications