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Running For School Board? Petition Deadline Falls May 14

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The deadline for Afln Arbor Board of Education candidates to file nominating petitions for the June 11 election is 4 p.m. May 14. According to LeRoy Cappaert, secretary to the Board of Education, petitions for circulation can be obtained at the Balas Administration s 7 j siing, 25S5 6. State St., ten must be filed there E'ither the candidate or a person circulating the petition for the candidate must sign for the petition. To circuíate a petition or run for a Board of Education post the person must be a registered voter. To be eligible to run for the school board, a candidate must be a citizen of the United States, 18 years oíd or older, a resident of Michigan 30 days prior to the election, a resident of the school district 30 days prior to the election and a registered voter. To be a candidate, a person must have a petition signed by not less than 85 and not more than 321 qualified 1 tered school electors of the district, Cappaert reported. To be eligible to sign a petition, a person must be a registered voter. Art elector can sign no more than three petitions, one for each of f ico to be filled. Three 'of the nine Board of Education offices will be filled in the election. Trustees will serve three-year terms. The terms of the following trustees expire this June: Paul D. Carrington. Charles H. Good and Robert Conn Jr. None of the incumbents has announced a candidacy. Cappaert said Thursday no one has taken out petitions to run for the board. Ann Arbor residents who are not registered ot vote have until 8 p.m. May 11 to register at the city clerk's office. Persons who live within the school district, but outside the city limits, have 5 p.m. May 11 to register at the residence of the township clerk for their township. In addition to the regular hours the city and township clerks' offices are open, they will also be open May 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to take voter registrations. Absentee ballot can be obtained in the Balas Administration Building until 2 p.m. June 9. Applications for absentee ballot are available at the Ann Arbor Public Library, 434 S. Fifth Ave.