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Deadline for Board of Education Filing is March 6

There are two seats up for election in the Christina School District in 2020. Individuals interested in filing to run for seats on the Board of Education in Nominating District A or Nominating District D must file by the deadline of Friday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m.

The filing deadline for School Board elections is Friday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. School Board members serve 5-year terms. To qualify as a candidate for School Board, individuals must be a citizen of the United States and Delaware and live in the nominating district for which he/she is a candidate, must be 18 years of age or older at the time of the election, cannot be a paid employee of the district subject to rules and regulations of the board, and must never have been convicted of embezzlement. 

Those interested in filing must obtain a School Board Member Filing Packet from the Department of Elections for New Castle County or download it. They must then file a completed Candidate Filing Form with the Department of Elections for New Castle County no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 6, 2020. The filing form must be notarized if not completed in the Department's office. Complete and submit a Certificate of Intention to the State Election Commissioner. A candidate may withdraw by filing a Withdrawal Form to the Department of Elections for New Castle County before the date of the election. The withdrawal form must be notarized if not completed in the Department's office.

 There are two seats up for election in the Christina School District in 2020. 

 As of February 3, the candidates running for these seats are:

Nominating District "A" - Term expires June 30, 2025

None at this time

Nominating District "D" - Term expires June 30, 2024

Naveed Baqir (1-27-2020)

Claire O'Neal (1-27-2020)

School Board Elections will be held on May 12, 2020. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Maps of nominating districts in the Christina School District, voting locations, and other information is available on the Board of Elections page at https://electionsncc.delaware.gov/Christina/cs_mbr.shtml​​​​​​​. Contact the Department of Elections for New Castle County's Elections Unit at 302-577-3464 for more information.