Petitions due April 28 to run for Board of Education

Candidates wishing to seek election to the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education may now pick up nominating packets in the Office of the District Clerk during business hours.

Two seats each carrying new three-year terms beginning July 1, 2021 are up for election on May 18, 2021. Nominating petitions require 50 signatures of qualified GASD voters to run. They must be submitted to the District Clerk no later than April 28 at 5 p.m.

To run for the school board, candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, a qualified voter in the school district and be able to read and write. They must also be residents of the school district continuously for one year prior to the vote date.

Any questions regarding the vote or running for the board, please contact the District Clerk the 518-843-3180 ext. 7801 or