Filing period for NB school board election opens July 31

For those interested in running for the North Branch Area Public Schools school board, the filing for candidacy begins July 31 and closes August 14. The general election is on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Three individuals will be elected to the school board for terms of four years each.

Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the district office, 38705 Grand Avenue – P.O. Box 370, North Branch, MN 55056, and the filing fee is $2. Candidates for this office must be an eligible voter, 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or general election.

The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and filing fee paid prior to 5 p.m. on Aug. 14. Call Arle Chambers at (651) 674-1011 with questions.

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