Election Quick Reference Guide

Are you considering serving on the Wyomissing Area Board of School Directors?

Under the School Code, to be eligible to be elected or appointed to a Pennsylvania school board, one must be a citizen, at least 18 years old, of good moral character, and a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of election or appointment. For more information please refer to the PSBA website.

Election Calendar

This 2017 election cycle, four seats serving a four-year term will be open for the Wyomissing Area Board of School Directors. It is very important to follow the election services timeline and to review the Berks County Elections Services’ website for guidance and direction:

2/14/2017    First day to legally circulate petition

3/07/2017    Last day to file nomination petitions

5/16/2017    Primary Election

11/7/2017    General Election

Click here for the Berks County Election Calendar.

Cross Filing with Both Parties

Candidates for School Director who choose to cross file cannot have the same person circulate both party petitions. The circulator must be a registered member of the party indicated on the front of the petition. Please contact the Berks County Election Services for further direction.

Signage

The reference for rules and regulations per municipality of placement of elections signs can be found by clicking here.

Questions

Berks County Election Services Berks County Services Center 633 Court Street, 1st Floor Reading,PA 19601

Email: elections@countyofberks.com
Phone: 610-478-6490
Fax: 610-478-6218
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Berks County Election Services Website

Have Questions for a Board Member?

Feel free to contact any WASD School Board member. Contact information can be found by clicking here.

You're Invited

To meet with current WASD School Board members on Monday, February 13, 2017 immediately following the regularly scheduled Board meeting in the Community Board Room to learn more about the role of an elected School Board member. Light refreshments will be served.