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School Board Candidate Information

                                    
Currently Elected School Board Members

School Board Members are elected at the November 3, 2020 General Election.


The filing deadline for school board candidates to file their affidavit of identity is:  July 21, 2020 by 4:00 p.m.  Candidates can choose to file nominating petitions or they can pay a $100 non-refundable filing fee along with their Affidavit of Identity.

Affidavit of Identity can be obtained at the filing location or online at:     https://www.michigan.gov/documents/ED104_Aff_ID_Fil_Rec_Vendor_83725_7.pdf

Nominating Petition Requirements      This link shows the number of signatures required for nominating petitions for each of our school districts along with other important information about the filing process.

Filing locations:  Genesee County Clerk's Office, all Districts within GISD, except the following:

                             Burton City Clerk - Atherton Schools, Bendle Schools and Bentley Schools
                             Flint City Clerk - Flint Schools

School Board Offices on the November 2020 Ballot     This shows a list of all of the available positions within Mott Community College and all local school districts within Genesee Intermediate School District for the November 3, 2020 General Election. 

School Board Candidates 2020   This is a list of school board candidates who have already filed. 

Campaign Finance Memo      This link provides information as to which candidates are required to file campaign finance documents with the Genesee County Clerk's Office.

Notification Process      Following the election, school board candidates who are duly elected are notified by the Genesee County Clerk's Office.  Several state laws apply for the process of notification to occur.  Therfore, this link provides information on the notification process.        


An individual who wishes to seek a school board position with write-in votes is required to file a "Declaration of Intent" by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020.  A Declaration of Intent form can be obtained at the filing location or on line at
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Dec-Int-Write-In_94360_7.pdf