Nominating Petitions Are Now Available

Nominating petitions for the Corning-Painted Post Area School Board of Education vacancies are now available.  There are three seats up for election and each seat is for a three-year term (7/1/23-6/30/26).    Interested candidates 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 arrange to pick up a packet.

 Members of the Board of Education draw no salary or compensation.  To qualify as a candidate for the School Board you must be:

  • a resident of the District for at least one year immediately preceding the election,
  • at least eighteen years of age,
  • a citizen of the United States,
  • a “qualified voter”* of the Corning City School District. 

 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”*. 

 The deadline for filing the completed petitions with the School District Clerk is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.  The Annual Election and Budget vote will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

 *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.