Calendar of Major Events Set for Election of the Student Member of the Board of Education

December 15, 1999
The Board of Education has approved a calendar of events for the election of the 23rd student member of the Board of Education. The calendar was submitted by the Montgomery County Region of the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MCR), which conducts the annual election.

A candidate for student member of the Board must be a 10th or 11th grade student currently enrolled in Montgomery County Public Schools. Secondary students who attend Montgomery County Public Schools are eligible to vote in the election.

The calendar of events includes:

Advertising Period: December 7-23, 1999

Filing period: January 3-21, 2000

Nominating Convention: March 9, 2000

Town Meeting*: March 9, 2000

General Campaign Period: March 16-May 4, 2000

Town Meeting II*: March 16, 2000

General Election: May 4, 2000

*In the event that no more than two eligible students file for the office, two half-day town meetings will be held in place of the all-day nominating convention.

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