Qualifying open for school board positions

Published 6:06 am Monday, August 22, 2022

Qualifying for Jefferson Davis County School Board members in District 1 and District 2 is now open.

A candidate shall be a qualified voter of the district in which election is sought, and have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

He or she must be a resident of the county district in which he/she seeks election for two years preceding the day of election.

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All candidates must file a Statement of Intent and Petition containing the signature of not less than 50 qualified voters of the district with the Jefferson Davis County  Circuit Clerk. No qualifying fee is to be paid.

Each board member serves a term of six years.

Qualifying began Aug. 10, with the deadline for qualifying being Sept. 9. No one has qualified for either district as of Tuesday.

These positions will appear on the General Election ballot on Nov. 8.

If you have any questions, please call Election Commissioner Chairperson Linda Speights or Jefferson Davis County Circuit Clerk Clint Langley at 601-792-4231.