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     The election for members of the Kearny Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

    The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine member board is July 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

    Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk – Elections Division between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Ave., 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ  07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.

    There are three (3) seats available each for a term of three (3) years which will be voted upon.

    Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:

    ·         He/she is a citizen of the United States of America

    ·         He/she must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office

    ·         He/she must be able to read and write

    ·         He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election

    ·         He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

    ·         He/she is a registered voter in the district

    ·         Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district

    ·         He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

    ·         He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board

     Please refer to the following New Jersey School Boards Association link:

    Kearny School District

172 Midland Avenue
Kearny, NJ, 07032