Filing deadline set for school board candidates

Reminder of the upcoming filing deadline for school board candidates, urging interested individuals to apply soon.

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Jun 30, 2024

Filing deadline set for school board candidates

Petition filing for those interested in running for a seat on the Spencer-Owen School Board opened on May 21st and will close at noon on June 20th.

S-OCS board seats up for election include District 1 (Wayne and Harrison townships), District 4 (Jefferson and Clay townships), and two seats in District 5 (Washington Township).

Candidates must gather at least 10 signatures from registered voters within their school district. The required documentation includes the CAN-34 petition form and the CAN-12 Statement of Economic Interest. Both forms are needed for a complete submission and must be filed with the Owen County Voter’s Registration Office prior to the deadline.

Early voting for the 2024 general election begins October 8th. The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, November 5th election is October 24th.

For additional information or assistance with the filing process, candidates can visit the Owen County Voter’s Registration Office, located on the first floor of the county courthouse, or call 812-829-5028.

Anyone interested in running for the Cloverdale Township seat on the Cloverdale Community School Corporation Board may bring the necessary completed paperwork to the Owen County Voter’s Registration Office, but the documentation must be officially filed in Putnam County.

The Cloverdale school district is composed of Cloverdale Township as well as Jackson, Jennings and Taylor townships in Owen County.

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