FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Franklin Township Board of Education election will be a contested race in November with six people running for three seats.
Current Board of Education President Ed Potosnak and Patricia E. Stanley are the only incumbents seeking re-election. The other four candidates are Michelle L. Shelton, Nishita Desai, Michael J. Smith, and Andre T. Fryson.
The nominating petitions were due to the county clerk’s office by 4 p.m. on Monday.
Some important election dates:
- Aug. 14 Ballot Position drawn
- Sept. 8 Deadline for a School Board candidate to withdraw
- Sept. 23 Absentee ballots begin to be mailed
- Oct. 17 Last day to register to vote- Board of Elections will remain open late that day
- Oct. 31 Deadline for County Clerk to receive an application for a Mail-in Ballot
- Nov. 6 Last day to apply in person for a Mail-in Ballot
- Nov. 7 Election Day
Mail-in ballots must be received in the county clerk’s office by close of polls on November 7.