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School board announces candidacy filing dates

The Bemidji School Board has announced the dates for filing affidavits of candidacy for the Bemidji School District's Board of Education.

Three seats on the Bemidji School Board are up for election this fall. Filing opens Aug. 3 for the seats now occupied by Carol L. Johnson, Steven H. Johnson and Richard (Bill) Faver and closes Aug. 17.

An affidavit must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the $2 filing fee paid prior to 5 p.m. Aug. 17.

A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter; must be 21 years of age or older on the day of assuming office; must be a resident of the school district for 30 days before the general election on Nov. 2 and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same general election.