Hillsborough County Public Schools Board Member, District 5

Next Election

Aug 25, 2020

Filing Window

Jun 15, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020

Description

School board members are elected for a term of four years. The school board is responsible for the organization and control of the district's public schools and is empowered to determine the policies necessary for the effective operation and the general improvement of the school system. A chair and vice-chair are elected annually by the School Board of Hillsborough County, at its organizational meeting held on the third Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

Application Guidelines
In order to be a candidate for this position, please follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the election administrator (for city positions the city clerk, and for all others, the Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections) make sure you qualify for the position. Certain positions have residency and other requirements. 2) Fill out the necessary documents, including the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository (DS-DE9) Statement of Candidacy (DS-DE 84 form) with the qualifying officer, and Candidate Oath of Nonpartisan Office (DS-DE 25). Visit the following link to acquire these documents and find out more information regarding your candidacy: http://www.votehillsborough.org/About-Running-For-Office/2014-Offices-Up-For-Election. 3) In order to be qualified on the ballot, all documents must be physically filled with the Supervisor of Elections Office located at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th floor, Tampa, Florida 33602. You must pay a petition for candidacy fee. The office is open Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm EST. Be mindful about the filing window as it is open for only five consecutive days sometime in June, and the dates vary based on the election date. Please verify your filing window, candidacy fee and all other inquiries by contacting the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office at (813)744-5900 or via email at Voter@hcsoe.org.

Submit application to:
Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections, 2514 N. Falkenburg Rd., Tampa, Florida, 33619, US