School Election Filing Period Underway
The filing period for the 2016 school election will begin at noon today, Wednesday, July 5, and continue until noon on Tuesday, July 11. 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. 19, and if any runoffs are necessary they'll be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10.
Those wanting additional information may call Clay County Clerk Pat Poole's office at 598-2813.