School Election Filing Period to Begin
The filing period for the 2016 school election will begin at noon on Tuesday, July 5, and continue until noon on Tuesday, July 12. Those interested in running for school board may pick up a petition at the county clerk's office in the courthouse. The petition must be returned as part of the filing process, and must be signed by at least 20 registered voters who live within the school district in which the candidate is filing. The annual school election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20, and if any runoffs are necessary they'll be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11. And, the deadline for those wanting to register to vote in the annual school election is Monday, Aug. 22.