School Board filings pick up as deadline nears

The deadline for candidates wanting to run for seats on the Switzerland County School Board this November, is tomorrow (Friday, August 24th), at noon, and with just a few hours to go, sign ups have begun to pick up.

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The deadline for candidates wanting to run for seats on the Switzerland County School Board this November, is tomorrow (Friday, August 24th), at noon, and with just a few hours to go, sign ups have begun to pick up.
Three of the board’s seven seats will be up for election on November 6th, with the winners beginning four year terms on January 1st, 2019.
The three seats represent Craig Township; Posey Township; and Jefferson Township excluding the town of Vevay. Greg Bosaw currently holds the Craig Township seat; Jill Cord holds the Jefferson Township seat; and Joe Bennett holds the Posey Township seat.
As of Wednesday morning, Bosaw, Cord and Bennett have filed for reelection; while Adam Cole and James Martin have filed for the Jefferson Township seat.
Candidates have until noon tomorrow to file. Paperwork may be picked up in the Switzerland County Clerk’s Office. Candidates who have second thoughts and decide to withdraw from the election may do so up until noon this Monday, August 27th.
For more information on school board candidacy, contact the clerk’s office at (812) 427-4415.