2018 School Board Election Information

Are you interested in serving on the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education? 

There are four-four year term positions beginning January 1, 2019 for the Oxford Community Schools District Board of Education. Information below is provided by the Oakland County Elections Division.

WHEN TO FILE
Interested Local School District Board Member candidates must file their petition with the Oakland County Elections Division no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. 


QUALIFICATIONS
Each candidate must be a citizen of the United States, and a qualified and registered elector of the school district he/she seeks to represent by the filing deadline.


WHAT TO FILE
All candidates must submit an Affidavit of Identity when filing for office which can be obtained online at https://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/candidates.aspx or at the Oakland County Elections Division at 1200 North Telegraph Rd.  Dept. 417.  Under Public Act 394 of 1984, a candidate who fails to file an Affidavit of Identity as required cannot be placed on the ballot. 


Nominating Petition or Filing Fee
A minimum of 40 signatures are required on the nominating petition; maximum of 100 signatures from qualified and registered electors of the school district OR a $100.00 non-refundable filing fee. 


Candidates must use the School District Nominating Petition if filing nominating petition signatures in lieu of the $100.00 non-refundable filing fee.  Nominating petitions are available at the Clerk’s Office for Oakland County or at central office.


FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
A candidate who wishes to seek election as a Local School District Board Member with write-in votes must file a Declaration of Intent with the appropriate filing official no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018. 


QUESTIONS?
If you have questions regarding the election of Local School District Board Members, please do not hesitate to contact:
Oakland County Elections Division 
1200 North Telegraph Rd., Dept. 417 
Pontiac,  MI 48341-0417
Phone:  (248) 858-0564   Email: elections@oakgov.com