WHELAN BILL TO HELP DRIVE UP SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES ADVANCES

A measure sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan that would change the state’s filing deadline for November school board elections in an attempt to increase the number of individuals running to serve on the boards received final legislative approval. The bill would change the deadline for school board candidates to file petitions to the last Monday in July. Currently, candidates must file by 4 pm on the day of the primary, held in June.

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