2020 School Board Election Candidate Information

Mountain Lakes School Board Candidacy Information

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The State has finalized the use of electronic petitions for this upcoming election. All the information is on our homepage www.morriscountyclerk.org.

Dear Mountain Lakes Community,

This fall, the Mountain Lakes Board of Education will have (3) full term vacancies in the 2020 Annual School Election.  A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her name to appear on the ballot during the November Annual School Election. The deadline to submit the nominating petition is 4 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Prospective school board candidates can download candidate information from the New Jersey School Boards Association’s website at
NJSBA School Board Candidate Kit. The School Board Candidate Kit includes information about nominating petitions, legal qualifications for school board candidacy, and the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process are also included.

Attached for your convenience are the nominating petitions and signature sheets:

Individual Nominating Petition
School Board Candidate Petition Signature Sheet_Individual 


Joint Nominating Petition
School Board Candidate Petition Signature Sheet_Joint

Should you have questions about the process or if you would like to learn more about the Board of Education, please feel free to contact me or one of the members of the Mountain Lakes Board of Education by clicking here:  https://www.mlschools.org/board_of_education .


Carol Delsandro

Business Administrator / Board Secretary

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