Media Backgrounder: Facts about School Board Elections 2018
Here are some quick facts on school board elections:
- With few exceptions, school districts across the state hold school board elections and school budget votes on the third Tuesday of May.
- The size of a school board generally ranges between three and nine members.
- With limited exceptions, school board members serve three, four or five-year terms.
View a regional breakdown of board elections based on a NYSSBA survey of 671 school districts. A total of 610 districts responded – a rate of 91 percent.
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