Candidates for the Board of Education in nine Delaware County school districts file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, December 1, 2008.

Dixie Smith, Secretary of the Delaware County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, 2008.

Candidates for the Board of Education in the Northeast Technology Center School District also file their Declarations during the same period.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled February 10, 2009.  If no candidate receives more than 50% of the total votes cast in this election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in an election on Tuesday, April 7, 2009.

Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the Delaware County Election Board office include the following:

Cleora School District – Office No. 3 – 3 yr.  term

                     Office No. 1 – 1 yr. unexpired term   

Colcord School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr.  year term

Grove School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term

                     Office No. 1 – 2 yr. unexpired term

         Office No. 2 – 3 yr. unexpired term

Jay School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term

Kansas School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term

Kenwood School District – Office No. 3 – 3 yr. term

Leach School District – Office No. 3 – 3 yr. term

Moseley School District – Office No. 3 – 3 yr. term

Oaks Mission School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term

Declarations of Candidacy may also be accepted at the Delaware County Election Board for the following schools.

Afton School District – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term

Ketchum School District – Office No.4 – 5 yr. term

                   Office No. 2 – 3 yr. unexpired term

Skelly School District – Office No. 3 – 3 yr. term

Spavinaw School District – Office No. 1 – 3 yr. term

Turkey Ford School District – Office No.3 – 3 yr. term

Northeast Technology Center – Office No. 4 – 5 yr. term