Interested in Running for the Board of Education?

BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Candidates that would like their name to appear on the ballot for the Manchester-Shortsville Board of Education must come to the Manchester-Shortsville CSD Business Office to pick up a petition. Candidates must meet qualifications and submit their petition by April 19, 2021 by 5:00pm.

Twenty-five signatures are required for individuals to be placed on the May 18, 2021 ballot, and you must meet all other requirements, including applicable residency and age. To be eligible to run for a Board of Education citizens must have been a resident of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of 12 months, be able to read and write, and be 18 years of age.

Sworn statements of expenditures must be submitted (see below) by 5:00 p.m. on April 19, 2021.

School Board members are elected with “at-large” seats meaning if there are vacant positions of different lengths, positions are filled in decreasing order of the number of votes and length of office. Thus the candidate with the highest number of votes is entitled to the position of the longest length. The following vacancies are to be filled in the upcoming election: 
  • 1 Five year term currently held by Mrs. Barbara Gardner
  • 1 Five year term currently held by Mrs. Jennifer Speers
  • 1 Four year term that is currently vacant
 
Names of candidates will appear in order of random drawing.