School board candidate petition deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 4pm

School board candidates wishing to run in the election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 must file nominating petitions before the deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 4pm.

Residents wishing to run in this November’s upcoming school board election have one more week to turn in their petition.

The deadline for residents to file for this November’s school board is election is Monday, July 31. Residents must turn in their completed petition to the County Clerk’s office no later than 4 p.m. that afternoon to have their name on the ballot for the election.

A nomination petition can be downloaded at here or picked up at the clerk’s office.

The county clerk’s offices are at the locations listed below and business hours during which the office is open to receive petitions are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Completed petitions can be dropped off in person at the clerk’s office.

To run for board of education, residents:

• Must be a United States citizen

• Must be at least 18 years old

• Must be able to read and write

• Must be a resident of the municipality running in for at least one year

• Must not be holding any other elected office or another office in the local municipality and county

• Have no claim, interest in or contract with the board of education

To complete a nomination petition, each resident must get the signatures of at least 10 registered voters living in the district. Candidates must also adhere to all state requirements to file campaign-expense reports with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

For more information on running for school board, visit


Atlantic County
County Clerk Edward P. McGettigan
Address: 5901 Main Street, Mays Landing, NJ 08330-1797
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, 609- 625-4011 (FAX) 609-909-5107

Bergen County
County Clerk John S. Hogan
Address: One Bergen County Plaza, Room 130, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Office Hours: 9:00am-4:30pm, 201-336-7006 (FAX) 201-336-7002

Burlington County
County Clerk Timothy D. Tyler
Address: Courts Building, Room 104, P.O. Box 6000, 49 Rancocas Road, Mount Holly, NJ 08060-1397
Office Hours: Mondays: 8:00am-7:00pm, 609-265-5122 (FAX) 609-265-0696

Camden County
County Clerk Joseph Ripa
Address: Elections & Archive Building, 100 University Court, 1st Floor, Blackwood, NJ 08012
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 218, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0218
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, 856-225-7219 (FAX) 856-756-2213

Cape May County
County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti
Address: 7 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 5000, Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210-5000
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 609-465-1013 (FAX) 609-465-8625

Cumberland County
County Clerk Celeste M. Riley
Address: 60 W. Broad Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302-2665
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, 856-453-4860 (FAX) 856-455-1410

Essex County
County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin
Address: Hall of Records, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Room 247, Newark, NJ 07102
(For regular mail delivery use P.O. Box 690, Newark, NJ 07101-0690)
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, 973-621-4921 (FAX) 973-621-2527/2537

Gloucester County
County Clerk James N. Hogan
Address: Court House, 1st Floor, P.O. Box 129, 1 North Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096-7129
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 856-853-3241 (FAX) 856-853-3327

Hudson County
County Clerk Barbara A. Netchert
Address: Hudson County Plaza, 257 Cornelison Avenue, 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 201-369-3470 (FAX) 201-369-3478

Hunterdon County
County Clerk Mary H. Melfi
Address: Hall of Records, 71 Main Street, P.O. Box 2900, Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 908-788-1214 (FAX) 908-782-4068

Mercer County
County Clerk Paula Sollami-Covello
Address: P.O. Box 8068, 240 West State Street, 7th Floor, Trenton, NJ  08608
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 609-989-6494 (FAX) 609-989-1111

Middlesex County
County Clerk Elaine Flynn
Address: P.O. Box 1110, 75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1110
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:15pm, 732-745-4202 (FAX) 732-745-2170—Elections.aspx

Monmouth County
County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon
Address: 300 Halls Mill Road; Freehold, NJ  07728
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 732-431-7790 (FAX) 732-409-4887 and 732-409-7566

Morris County
County Clerk Ann F. Grossi
Address: Administration & Records Building, 10 Court Street, P.O. Box 315, Morristown, NJ 07963-0315
Office Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, 973-285-6059 (FAX) 973-285-5233

Ocean County
County Clerk Scott M. Colabella
Address: Court House, P.O. Box 2191, 118 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 732-929-2018 (FAX) 732-349-4336

Passaic County
County Clerk Kristin M. Corrado
Address: 401 Grand Street, Room 130, Paterson, NJ 07505
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 973-225-3632 ext 500 or 501 (FAX) 973-742-5744

Salem County
County Clerk Gilda T. Gill
Address: Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 200, Salem, NJ 08079
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 856-935-7510 Ext. 820, (FAX) 856-935-8882

Somerset County
County Clerk Brett Radi
Address: 20 Grove Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876-1262
Office Hours: 8:15am-4:00pm, 908-231-7013 (FAX) 908-253-8853

Sussex County
County Clerk Jeff Parrott
Address: 83 Spring Street, Suite 304, Newton, NJ 07860-2080
Office Hours: Weekdays: 8:00am-4:00pm, every 1st & 3rd Monday 8:00am-6:00pm, 973-579-0900 (FAX) 973-383-7493

Union County
County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi
Address: 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2299
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, 908-527-4996/4997 (FAX) 908-558-2589

Warren County
County Clerk Patricia J. Kolb
Address: Court House, 413 Second Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823-1500
Office Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, 908-475-6211 (FAX) 908-475-6208


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