Duneland School Board races not included in this year’s primary elections
will be on the ballot in the Nov. 6 general election.
Voters Registration Office Democratic director Kathy Kozuszek said the first
day persons can file a petition of nomination for a school board office in
Indiana is July 25. The petition forms (CAN-34) can be found on the
Secretary of State’s website www.in.gov/sos under the heading Candidate
In order for the
forms to petition to be filed with the county election board, a candidate
must be able to provide evidence they live within the school district, must
be a registered voter and also would need to gather at least 10 signatures
from registered voters living inside the boundaries of the school district.
until noon on Aug. 24 to file their petitions with the county voter
Superintendent Dirk Baer said the two seats up for election Nov. 6 belong to
at-large member Janice Custer and Jackson Twp. representative Nick
In order to run
for the Jackson Twp. seat, candidates are required to reside in Jackson Twp.
Petition signatures however can come from any resident in the Duneland
For the at-large
seat, candidates can live anywhere in the district, not just a particular
all school board seats are decided on by all voters whose registered
addresses are within the school district.