Thinking of Running for SOM Board of Education?

New filing procedure and deadline for interested candidates.


The South Orange - Maplewood Board of Education instead of April. According to the Essex County Clerk’s Election Division, there are new procedures for candidates for the November elections. 

In the past, interested candidates could pick up candidate packets at the BOE office in Maplewood. Now, all interested candidates must pick up packets at: 

Essex County Clerk Election Division, Hall of Records

465 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 246, 2nd floor, Newark, NJ 07102


Hours:  Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact information:  (973) 387-7311 

All candidates petitions must also be submitted to the same office.

The Petition Filing Deadline for the School Board Election is:  June 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.


Ian Grodman May 02, 2013 at 08:18 PM
Carolyn- Anyone running for an elected position in the November General Election can typically pick up materials at their local Township Clerk's office as well. Thanks, Ian
Carolyn Maynard-Parisi May 02, 2013 at 08:30 PM
Ian, I was told that was no longer the case. I will double check that, thanks.
Kalani Thielen May 03, 2013 at 02:06 AM
This ought to be a very interesting election. Good luck to anyone who puts their name out there.


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