As a result of local school board elections being moved to November in conjunction with the Presidential vote, incumbents and those seeking a spot on their respective boards were required to file to run by June 5.
On the Washington Township Board of Education, there were three seats up for re-election, held by Perry Kwok, , and .
According to the Morris County Clerk’s Office on Tuesday, only Kwok had filed to run for re-election for a three-year seat.
Rec and Gallagher's terms will expire on Dec. 31 and are scheduled to keep their seats until then.
The school board voted to move its election earlier this year by a tally of 6-3.
On the West Morris Regional School Board, where four of the five Washington Township representative seats were up for grabs, including those held by David Lobron, Joseph Galayda, Tom Richar and John Meyer, only three of the incumbents filed for re-election.
All but Lobron filed for re-election out of Washington Township. Galayda and Meyer are up for three-year terms, while Richar is running for a one-year term.
Lobron's term will end on Dec. 31 and he is scheduled to keep his seat until that time.
But, this year, because of a , one of Washington Township’s seats was being eliminated in favor of adding a representative from Chester Borough.
The new structure would give Mendham Township and Mendham Borough one representative each, four from Washington Township, two from Chester Township, and one from Chester Borough to complete the board of nine.
But no one from Chester Borough filed to run for the open, three-year seat, according to the clerk’s office.