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  • Dealing with problematic governor candidates (maintained) The governing board can't stop a parent or staff governor candidate from standing in an election. Read guidance on how you can get the right candidate for the role, and under what circumstances elected governors can be removed.
  • Governor elections: voting systems There's no requirement for schools to use any specific system of voting for governor elections. Find out about different online voting systems and how to implement the double-envelope system.
  • Parent governor elections (maintained) Maintained schools must elect at least 2 parent governors. Follow this process to ensure you do this efficiently, and in line with the rules.