Calling All Candidates
Any Rye resident interested in being a candidate for election to the Rye City School District Board of Education may pick up a candidate’s packet at the District’s Central Administration Offices, 411 Theodore Fremd Avenue, 100S, school days between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in the School District, and able to read and write. They must also be residents of their district continuously for one year before the May 16 election. They cannot be employed by the Board, or live in the same household as a family member who is a member of the Board.
Nomination to candidacy must be made by the submission of petitions including the names of 100 qualified voters in the Rye City School District. Petitions must be submitted no later than April 26 at 5 p.m. Blank petitions are included in candidate packets.
There are two seats up for election on the seven-member Board. The two candidates who receive the greatest number of votes will be elected to three-year terms of office, beginning July 1.
Questions? Contact Elaine Cuglietto, District Clerk at 967-6100, ext. 6278.