Election Board Chairperson Vacancy

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public notice is hereby given that the Luzerne County Board of Elections and Registration is seeking applications for Chairperson of the Board of Elections Interested applicants can mail or drop off their letter of intent and resume to Luzerne County Election Board, c/o Bureau of Elections, 20 N Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 207, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.  Applicants must be registered to vote in any political party for at least 5 years, actively participating in the voting process,

Applicants cannot be on any other authorities, boards or commissions or an employee of the County.  
Specific requirements can be found below.  Interviews and selection will take place at the January 22, 2020 Election Board Meeting to be held at 4:30 PM in Suite 223B, 2nd Floor of Penn Place, 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes‐Barre, PA 18701

By Order of the
Luzerne County
Board of Elections & Registration

Election Board Chairperson Requirements

Election Board special requirements as per the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter, Section 8.04B:

At the time of their appointment, each member of the Board of Elections and Registration appointed by County Council shall have been a member of the same political party continuously for at least five years and shall remain a member of that party during his/her term of office.

Election Board special requirements as per the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter,Section 8.04H :

At the time of his/her appointment, throughout his/her term of office, and for a period of at least four years prior to appointment, no member of the Board of Elections and Registration shall be or have been an elective County official, County employee, member or employee of any other County authority, board, or commission, hold or have held any elective public office or public employment, be or have been employed or compensated by any individual or business serving as a contractor to the County or any County authority, board, or commission, serve or have served as a paid consultant for the County or any County authority, board, or commission, or serve or have served as an officer in a political party. Further, for a period of one year after leaving office, no member of the Board of Elections and Registration shall serve as a County employee, be appointed to or serve as an employee of any County authority, board, or 46 commission except as may specifically be provided for in this Charter, be employed or compensated by any individual or business that served as a contractor to the County or any County authority, board, or commission during the time he/she served as a member of the Board of Elections and Registration, or serve as a paid consultant for the County or any County authority, board, or commission.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please email the Election Board at elections@luzernecounty.org