BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Five candidates have filed the required paperwork to run for the Bloomfield Board of Education. The filing deadline for the November 2017 election was 4 p.m. today at Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin's office in Newark.

The five candidates running on the November ballot are:Michael Heller, Emily M.Smith, Ellen Rogers, Jessica Salinas, and Thomas Heaney. The voters will go to the polls in November to elect three individuals to the BOE for a three year term. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield. TAPinto Bloomfield is the only locally owned news organization in the township.

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