VOTE – November 6th General Election
Four candidates vie for three open school board seats
Four candidates will vie for three open seats on the Northville Board of Education in the November 6th election. Following five years of dedicated service, current Board member Ann Kalass -- first appointed in January 2014 and elected to a four-year term in January 2015 -- is stepping down from the Board when her term ends in December. Candidates seeking the three four-year terms are current Board members Roland Hwang and James Mazurek as well as Angela Jaafar, and Suzanne Lynn. See profiles of the candidates below.
Board of Education Candidate Profiles
Board of Education Candidates Forum slated for Tuesday, October 16th
Northville PTA Advocacy representatives from across the school district are partnering to host a Northville Board of Education Candidate Forum for interested voters in the upcoming November 6, 2018 General Election. During the forum – slated for Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00-8:00 p.m., at Hillside Middle School, 775 North Center Street, Northville – voters will hear from the four candidates vying for the three open seats on the Northville Public Schools Board of Education. (See candidate profiles.) The format for the forum will allow for each candidate to give short opening and closing statements, with the opportunity for audience members to submit questions for the candidates through the forum moderator.
October 16th Northville Board of Education Candidates Forum available for viewing on YouTube
A videotape of the October 16, 2018 Northville Board of Education Candidates Forum, hosted by the Northville Council of PTAs Advocacy Committee, is now available for viewing at the Northville PTA YouTube channel at the following links:
November 6, 2018 Election
If you are not registered to vote in the community, you must do so by Tuesday, October 9, 2018, to participate in the November 6th General Election. You can register at your city or township offices or any Michigan Secretary of State Office, as well as online or via mail. Local clerks encourage citizens to register in person to avoid the “Must Vote in Person” requirement if they are voting in their first election.
Absentee ballot applications for those unable to get to the polls on November 6th are available through your city or township clerk’s office and website. Voters who have requested to be on a permanent absentee list will automatically receive an application to request an absentee ballot. Once you have voted, place your completed ballot in the envelope provided by your clerk’s office. Absentee ballots can be hand-delivered to your clerk’s office or mailed (First Class postage is required). Your completed ballot must be delivered by U.S. Mail to your clerk’s office by Election Day, Tuesday, November 6th, or hand-delivered to your clerk’s office before 8 p.m. on November 6th.
Voting precincts and locations for Election Day are available on your city or township website or by calling your city or township clerk’s office.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.