2019-20 School Board Election Information

Qualified Board of Education candidates interested in running for the board must submit a nominating petition signed by 28 or more Pearl River School District qualified voters.  District residents seeking to place a citizen-initiated petition on the May 21st ballot must submit a petition signed by 70 or more Pearl River School District qualified voters.  All petitions must be returned to the district clerk's office by 5:00 PM on Monday, April 22nd.  Blank petitions are available in the district clerk's office at 135 West Crooked Hill Road, Pearl River, and open between the hours of 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

There are two seats open for the Board of Education.  The term commences on July 1, 2019 and runs through June 30, 2022.  Our candidate's night is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th.  Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 21st, together with the Annual School Budget Vote.

For additional information, contact Mary Flanagan, the district clerk, at flanaganm@pearlriver.org or 845-620-3924.

Voter Registration

Who May Vote - Voter Registration:
In order to vote in the upcoming school budget vote and board elections, voters must be registered with the Rockland County Board of Elections or Pearl River School District.  If you are registered but have not voted in a general or school election since 2015, you must re-register.  If you are registered but have either moved into the district or moved from one address to another within the district, you must re-register.

To find out if you are registered, contact the district clerk, Mary Flanagan, at 620-3924.  Eligible residents can register with Mrs. Flanagan in the district administration offices during regular office hours.  In-person registration is required along with photo identification and proof of residence.  The district administration building is located at 135 West Crooked Hill Road, Pearl River.  The last day to register for the school vote is Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

To be eligible to register, you must be:
• 18 years of age or older on the day of the vote
• A citizen of the United States
• A resident of the Pearl River School District for at least 30 days prior to the day of the vote