The Jackson County Election Commission wishes to announce the following important dates for the 2013 Annual School Election.

Pursuant to A.C.A. 6-14-111 (d-f) June 9 is the first day for candidates filing by petition to circulate petitions for Annual School Election. These petitions can be picked up for circulation in the Jackson County Clerk's Office, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Pursuant to A.C.A 6-14-111(e) Tuesday, July 2, 2013 is the first day a candidate filing by petition can file a petition of candidacy. Filing continues for a one week period, ending at noon, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 70 days prior to the Annual School Election.   The following terms are expiring for the Newport School District: Zone 4   The following terms are expiring for the Jackson County School District: Zone 5 Zone 7   Any person wishing to run for School Board must reside within the appropriate zone.