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Candidates sought for school board election

The Board of Education of Archuleta School District 50 JT is calling for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 1.

At this election, directors will be elected to represent District 2, District 3 and District Four for a term of office of four years.

To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election and a resident of the director district which will be represented. Legal descriptions of the director districts are available at under the “News” tab, or by contacting the Archuleta County Clerk’s office.

A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director must file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.

Nomination petitions can be obtained at the Archuleta County Clerk’s Office. Office hours at the county courthouse are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Completed petitions should be submitted to the Archuleta County Clerk’s Office, the School District’s designated election official, no later than 4 p.m. on Aug. 26.

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