Annual School Election
Annual School Election
Posted on 04/28/2020
School Board ElectionThe Annual School Election to vote for candidates for the Ridgewood Board of Education and the school budget has been postponed until Tuesday, May 12, 2020 and will be conducted solely via vote-by-mail ballots, which will be mailed to all registered voters. Voters will NOT be required to affix postage. As per the executive order, the return postage will be prepaid. 

Pursuant to State law, ballots are considered timely if they are postmarked on Election Day (May 12) and received by the Board of Elections within 48 hours.  Voters are encouraged to submit their ballots early and not wait until May 12 to mail out their ballot. If the mailed ballot does not make it to the Board of Elections by 8pm on May 14, it will not be counted. 

The Bergen County Clerk's Office in the process of creating ADA accessible ballots. Voters who are visually impaired should reach out to the Bergen County Clerk's Office for accommodations.


Click here to visit the Bergen County Clerk's Office website where you can view the sample ballot.

Click here to view the Vote-by-Mail instructions.

Click here to visit the Bergen County website where you can find the Executive Order signed by Governor Murphy. 

Three Board seats and the annual school budget will be on the ba
llot. One Board seat is an unexpired one-year term. Two Board seats are three-year terms.

List of Candidates for the Board of Education

Candidates for the three-year terms:
Dan Creed
Saurabh Dani
Michael Lembo

Candidates for the unexpired one-year term:
Hyunju Kwak
Muhammad Mahmoud

what you need to know

To view the League of Women Voters Candidates Guide, click here.

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