The deadline for candidates to file for the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education election is 4 p.m., Monday, July 29, 2019.
According to staff at the Essex County Clerk‘s office, no one had filed to run as of July 23 at 2:20 p.m.
Three of the 9 Board of Education seats are up for election each year. This year, seats held by Susie Adamson, Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad and Johanna Wright are up for election. Adamson has indicated that she will not be running again; Lawson-Muhammad has indicated that she will run again but has not yet formally announced. Wright has not yet responded to the question of whether or not she will run again.
Election day is November 5, 2019.
See the filing petition below: