Notice of Special Election

Notice of Special Election
Posted on 06/20/2018
Delaware Academy CSD SealNOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER FOR DELAWARE ACADEMY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AT DELHI, 2 SHELDON DRIVE, DELHI NEW YORK

At a Special Meeting of the Board of Education of the Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi, held on Monday, June 25th, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. in the High School Media Center, the Board of Education approved a resolution to hold a special election on August 9th, 2018.


Date of Special Election:

A Special Election will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in the Delaware Academy High School Auditorium in the High School Building between the hours of Noon and 8:00 p.m. for the election of one member for the Board of Education. 

Vote for Board Member:

Petitions nominating candidates for the office member of the Board of Education must be filed with the Clerk of the District between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 11, 2018.  The following vacancy is to be filled: A one-year, eleven-month term ending June 30, 2020, due to the Board Member resignation of Glenn Nealis. 

Each petition shall be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the district and must state the name and residence of the candidate.  Nominating petitions are available at the District Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) 

Election Inspectors
Three Election Inspectors (two plus one alternate) will be appointed to oversee the Special Election. They will be paid at the rate approved by the Board of Elections.

Absentee Ballots: Applications for absentee ballots are available to Delaware Academy Central School District at Delhi residents from the office of the Clerk of the District during regular business hours of (8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.).  All absentee ballot applications must be received by the District Clerk no later than August 2, 2018 if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter or by August 8, 2018 if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.

A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the District Clerk’s office during each of the five days prior to the day of the election, except Saturdays and Sundays, and the same list also will be posted at the polling place.

Any qualified voter may, upon examination of such list, file a written challenge of qualifications as a voter of any person whose name appears on such list, stating the reason for the challenge.  Such list shall also be posted in a conspicuous place during the election, and any qualified voter may challenge the acceptance of the absentee voter’s ballot or a person on such voter’s ballot or a person on such list, by making this challenge and the reasons for such challenge known to the inspectors of election before the close of the polls.

Susan J. Temple, District Clerk
Delaware Academy CSD at Delhi
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