School board nomination petitions due July 30

Interested candidates can secure petitions at the Gloucester County Clerk’s Election Division.

The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run for positions on the Washington Township Board of Education is Monday, July 30. Those seeking candidacy for the Board of Education must obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit,” which provides material about serving on a school board, ethics information, important dates in the election process and the nominating petition that places a name on the ballot. The “School Board Candidate Kit” can be found on the New Jersey School Boards Association website,

Interested candidates can secure nominating petitions at the Gloucester County Clerk’s Election Division, located at 550 Grove Road, West Deptford. For additional information, visit the county clerk’s website at or, or call the County Clerk Election Division at (856) 384–4530.

A full term on the school board runs three years. In Washington Township, there are three, three-year full-term seats open. All candidate nominating petitions must be filed with the county clerk by 4 p.m. on July 30. School Board elections will take place on November 6.