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Candidates sought for Williamsville School Board election

Candidate packets are available for anyone interested in running for the Williamsville Board of Education. Qualified candidates must be able to read and write; be a citizen of the United States; be at least 18 years of age; and be a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the election.

The School Board election will be held with the annual district budget vote on May 16. Three seats are up for election with terms expiring for members Dr. Patricia Losito, Michael Schmidt and Ronald Shubert. None of the incumbents have announced whether or not they plan to seek re-election.

The successful candidates will serve a three-year term on the nine-member board.

Prospective candidates must obtain at least 72 valid signatures, which represents two percent of last year’s total vote count. Petitions are due by 5 p.m. April 17.

Necessary forms are available online at or may be picked up at the district office, 105 Casey Road., East Amherst, during business hours.

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