Nominating Petitions Are Now Available
Nominating petitions for three Corning-Painted Post Area School Board of
Education vacancies are now available. Interested individuals may pick up petitions from Karen
Dutcher, District Clerk, Administration Building, 165 Charles Street, Painted Post, New York
(Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or call ahead, 936-3704, Ext. 1001 to make
arrangements to pick up a packet).
A Board of Education Member’s term of office is three years and School Board Members draw
no salary or compensation. To qualify as a candidate for the School Board, you must be at least
eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States, a “qualified voter”* of the Corning City
School District, and have resided within the District for at least one year immediately preceding
The deadline for filing the completed petitions with the School District Clerk is 5:00 p.m. on May
1, 2019. The Annual Election and Budget vote will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
A person seeking a seat on the School Board must present the School District Clerk with a
petition containing 100 qualified signatures. Only “qualified voters”* may sign a Board
candidate’s nominating petition. However, a person need not be a registered voter to satisfy
the legal definition of a “qualified voter”*.
*A “qualified voter” is a person who is a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age and
a resident of the School District for at least 30 days immediately prior to the election at which
he or she seeks to vote.