SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
NOTICE OF FILING DEADLINE
FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES
The deadline for filing as a candidate for the Okemos school board is: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 4:00 P.M.
Interested citizens must file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition (minimum 40 signatures) at the Meridian Township Clerk’s Office (Central Park Drive/Marsh Road) by 4:00 p.m. July 24, 2018 to be placed on the November 6, 2018 school election ballot. A $100 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition.
On the ballot will be the following board of education terms of office:
- One (1) Partial Term ending December 31, 2020 and
- Three (3) Full Term Local School Board seats are open
- Term of office is four (4) years
- Begins January 1, 2019 and ends December 31, 2022
Nominating petition forms may be obtained from the school board office (Okemos Road at Mt. Hope) or from the township clerk’s office. You may also obtain a copy of the Affidavit of Identity from the Secretary of State’s website at www.mich.gov/sos.
Election Coordinator for Okemos Public Schools:
Meridian Township Clerk Brett Dreyfus
Citizens may call 853-4300 concerning voter registration, precinct locations, or to answer general election questions.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
The last day on which persons may register, in order to be eligible to vote in the general election called to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, is Tuesday, October 9, 2018. [This is also the last day on which you may change your address for the election.]
Persons registering after 5:00 o'clock in the evening on Monday, October 8, 2018 are not eligible to vote at the special school election November 6, 2018.
To register to vote, visit any Secretary of State branch office or your township clerk’s office. Clerks’ offices in the Okemos school district are at the following locations:
- Meridian Township, 5151 Marsh Road (north of Meridian Mall) Telephone: 853-4300
- Alaiedon Township, 2021 West Holt Road, Mason Telephone:676-9277
- Williamstown Township, 4990 N. Zimmer Road, Williamston Telephone: 655-3193
OKEMOS SCHOOL DISTRICT
ELECTION POLLING PLACES & LOCATIONS
WHERE TO VOTE:
The following Okemos school election polling places will be open November 6, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Precinct 6 – Meridian Municipal Building
Precinct 7 – Kinawa School
Precinct 8 – Cornell Elementary School
Precinct 9 – Edgewood Early Childhood Center
Precinct 10 – Meridian Township Service Center
Precinct 11 –Meridian Christian Church
Precinct 12 – Wardcliff Elementary School
Precinct 13 – Central Elementary School
Precinct 14 – Hiawatha Elementary School
Precincts 15 – Meridian Senior Center
Precinct 17 – Bennett Woods Elementary School
Alaiedon Township voters: Alaiedon Township Hall
2021 West Holt Road, Mason
Williamstown Township voters: Precinct 2 – St. Katherine Episcopal Church
If you are unsure of your voting precinct, contact the township clerk’s office at 853-4300.
NOTE: Absentee voter applications are available from the Meridian Township Clerk's Office.