PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield school board candidates need petitions ready to file soon for three three-year seats and one one-year unexpired term.

Petitions must be delivered by 4 p.m. July 30 to the Union County Clerk’s Office, 2 Broad St., Room 113, Elizabeth, NJ. See details at

The New Jersey School Boards Association publishes a “Candidate Kit” that includes filing requirements, videos on aspects of serving on a school board, campaign reporting requirements, the Board Member Code of Ethics and more. Click for information.