Paterson School Board Election Candidacy

The deadline for filing nominating petitions with the Passaic County Clerk’s Office to have your name placed on the ballot for the Paterson Board of Education is 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 29, 2024.

The school board election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, to fill three (3) three-year seats on the Board of Education. 

Prospective school board candidates can obtain a “Nominating Petition” online at or in the Office of the Passaic County Clerk, Election Division, 401 Grand Street, Room 130, Paterson, New Jersey, from Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
For additional information in becoming a School Board Member, prospective candidates can obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit” at

Board of Education Candidacy 2024.pdf, 200.86 KB; (Last Modified on May 30, 2024)