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Rogue Community College Board of Education

AP 2100 Board of Education Elections


ORS 341.326, ORS 341.327, ORS 255.335, ORS 341.275

The RCC Board of Education members represent Jackson and Josephine counties. They are elected to unpaid four-year terms and may be re-elected without term limits. 

Candidates must be at least eighteen years old and reside in the zone for which they are running.  In addition, candidates must be a registered voter who has lived within the district for one year prior to the election. No person who is an employee of the community college district shall be eligible to serve as a member of the board for the district by which the employee is employed.

Board members are elected by zone. Interested persons should contact the Josephine County Clerk’s Office to determine residency in the correct zone. For further information, contact the Assistant to the President – Governance (www.roguecc.edu/Search/PhoneNumbers/).

The deadline to file for the election (third Tuesday in May of odd numbered years) typically begins 101 days prior to the election and closes no later than 61 days before the election.  All candidates must complete a Declaration of Candidacy (form SEL190, available online at https://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Documents/SEL190.pdf) and file the form with the Josephine County Clerk’s Office. There is a filing fee with the Josephine County Clerk’s Office. Applicable forms may be obtained and filed at the Josephine County Clerk’s Office, 550 NW Sixth St., Grants Pass.  RCC has its home office in Grants Pass. All board filings for the ballot must be filed with Josephine County, including Jackson County seats.  

While applications for candidacy must be filed in Josephine County, statements for voters’ pamphlets must be filed in the county of residence along with the appropriate fee.

The Josephine County Clerk’s office website has more information: https://www.josephinecounty.gov/government/county_clerk___recorder/index.php.

The Jackson County Clerk’s office website has more information: http://jacksoncountyor.org/clerk/Elections/Elections-Office.

The Oregon Secretary of State publishes a Candidate Manual which is available online: https://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Documents/county-city-district-candidates.pdf.

Rescinds Policy Number:  I.A.030

Approved:  January 21, 2020

Revised: May 16, 2023