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Become a School Board Candidate

 

Nominations are now closed. Find the list of confirmed candidates

1. Check your eligibility

Candidates and Voters must be:

  • Canadian Citizens,
  • 18 on polling day, and 
  • an eligible elector via specific criteria for each school board.

Check your eligibility for the board you're seeking election to.

 

CSFY eligibility

FNSB eligibility

2. Complete your nomination package

Potential Candidates need a Nomination package. The package is available for download or pickup at: 

 

CSFY
nomination package

FNSB
nomination package

To assist potential candidates, Guides are available for CSFY candidates and FNSB candidates.

3. Submit your completed nomination package

You can submit completed nomination forms between October 17 and 12 noon on October 27.

Completed nomination papers can be:

  • Emailed to schools@electionsyukon.ca,
  • Hand-delivered to a local Returning Officer, or
  • Hand-delivered to Elections Yukon.
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    Completed nomination papers are due by the close of nominations on Thursday, October 27 at 12 noon.

    4. Submit your photo and biography to Elections Yukon

    Approved candidates may email a photograph and short biography to Elections Yukon. Photographs and biographies will appear on Elections Yukon’s webpage.

    Photographs must:

    • Be taken within the last 12 months;
    • Present a frontal view of the candidate’s head and shoulders; and
    • Exclude head coverings, unless required for religious or medical reasons.

    Elections Yukon only accepts Digital photos.  Photos cannot exceed 2MB and must be at least 500x500 pixels.

    Biographies must be 200 words or less. If a biography contains more than 200 words, we will only publish the first 200 words.  Biographies must be in a digital format for use on the Elections Yukon Website.

    You may add Contact information to your biography, and you can provide updates as needed. 

    Approval of Photos and biographies is at Elections Yukon's discretion. Photos and Biographies will appear on the Elections Yukon website after approval.