Until 2021, Montclair was one of a handful of towns in New Jersey where mayors rather than voters picked members of the school board. We changed that.
Municipal Election Reform
We’re working to move our Township’s next municipal elections from May to November, to raise voter turnout, which is a fraction of that in most American towns.
In addition to these and other special initiatives Vote Montclair will be working year-round to increase voter engagement and election integrity.
- Statement on Montclair’s debut BOE electionWow! Thank you Montclair for for joining us coming out to vote in yesterday’s first-ever board of education election in Montclair. Last year this group spearheaded a successful referendum effort to have the Township join the 98% of other municipalitiesContinue reading “Statement on Montclair’s debut BOE election”
- An update on the BOE campaign (and Vote Montclair)People are asking questions about the various BOE candidates, and about Vote Montclair. Good!
- An updated inside look at the finances of the campaign for an elected board of education in MontclairBack in May, when the Montclair Township clerk certified our petition to have our local school board reclassified from an appointed Type I to an elected Type II, we published a detailed look at the finance of the effort. TheContinue reading “An updated inside look at the finances of the campaign for an elected board of education in Montclair”