The Board of Education of the Mustang Public School District hereby announces that statutorily qualified individuals interested in running as a candidate for office seat number five for a five-year term on the Mustang Board of Education may file to run as a candidate for this seat at the Canadian County Election Board between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, through Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.
Qualifications for Candidates:
To be eligible to be a candidate for member of the board of education of a school district, a person must have resided in the district for at least six months preceding the first day of the filing period, and have been a registered voter registered with the county election board at an address located within the geographical boundaries of the district for six months preceding the first day of the filing period.
No person shall be eligible to be a candidate for or elected to be a member of the board of education of a school district unless the person has been awarded a high school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency.
A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor involving embezzlement or a felony under the laws of this state or of the United States or who has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to such misdemeanor involving embezzlement or felony or who has been convicted of a crime in another state which would have been a misdemeanor involving embezzlement or a felony under the laws of this state or has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to such crime shall not be eligible to be a candidate for or be elected to any state, county, municipal, judicial or school office or any other elective office of any political subdivision of this state for a period of 15 years following completion of his sentence or during the pendency of an appeal of such conviction or plea.
No person shall be eligible to be a candidate for or serve on a board of education if he or she is currently employed by the school district governed by the board of education or is related within the second degree by affinity or consanguinity to any other member of the board of education or to any employee of the school district. The following are relatives within the second degree: A candidate’s spouse, child, parent, grandchild, grandparent, brother, sister, spouse’s child, spouse’s grandchild, spouse’s brother, spouse’s sister, spouse’s grandparent, grandchild’s spouse, parent’s spouse and child’s spouse.
Candidates must affirm that upon being elected as a member of the Board of Education within15 months of election, they will complete at least 12 hours of instruction on education issues, including school finance, Oklahoma education laws, and ethics, duties and responsibilities of district board of education members.
Voters Eligible to Vote
To be eligible to vote in a school district election a person must be registered with the county election board at an address located within the geographical boundaries of the district.
Legal Description for Office Number Five:
Beginning at SW 104th Street and Morgan Road
North on Morgan Road to SW 15th Street
West to Sara Road
North on Sara Road to ½ mile north of Reno Avenue
East on Reno Avenue to County Line Road
South on County Line Road to ½ mile east of County Line Road
South to SW 104th
West on 104th Street to Morgan Road