(1) Eligibility: A person is eligible to be a candidate for only one position on the state board of education at a time.
(a) A candidate for a vacancy among the five positions on the state board elected by members of public school boards of directors must be a resident of the region represented by the position and meet the other qualifications established by RCW 28A.305.102
(b) A candidate for a vacancy in the position on the state board elected by private schools must be a resident of the state of Washington and meet the other qualifications established by RCW 28A.305.102
(2) Forms for filing: A person who desires to be a candidate shall complete:
(a) The declaration and affidavit of candidacy form provided for in WAC 392-109-070
(b) The biographical data form provided for in WAC 392-109-075
: Provided, That a declarant may elect not to submit biographical data.
(3) Filing period: The filing period for candidates for any position on the state board of education elected by either public or approved private school boards of directors shall be no less than seven days in duration and occur a minimum of sixty days prior to election and shall be included on the election timeline. Declarations not received by 5:00 p.m. on the indicated date will not be included on the certified list of candidates.
(4) Filing deadline: The filing deadline for candidacy shall be 5:00 p.m. on the date included on the election timeline.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.305 RCW and 2005 c 497. 05-22-007, § 392-109-065, filed 10/20/05, effective 11/20/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.020. 96-08-001 (Order 96-05), § 392-109-065, filed 3/21/96, effective 4/21/96. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 33. 90-16-002 (Order 18), § 392-109-065, filed 7/19/90, effective 8/19/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.04.020. 82-16-037 (Order 82-7), § 392-109-065, filed 7/28/82; 80-07-038 (Order 80-20), § 392-109-065, filed 6/17/80.]