OCEAN COUNTY – Board of Education candidates have until 4 p.m. July 30 to file their nomination petitions with the County Clerk’s office.
Elections are Nov. 6.
Petitions can be picked up 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the county clerk’s offices, located at 118 Washington St., Room 107, in Toms River, or 179 Main St. in Manahawkin.
State law now allows same-slate candidates to petition and file jointly. Candidates can also include an up to three-word slogan that will appear under their names on the ballot.
Candidates must also file a disclosure statement with their petitions, certifying they are not disqualified from voting and have not been convicted of a disqualifying crime.
The Ocean County Clerk’s Office said 72 board of education seats will appear on the November ballot throughout Ocean County school districts.
Candidates needing more information can call the Ocean County Clerk’s Election Office at 732-929-2153.