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Parent governor elections: the process (maintained schools)

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Last updated on 4 October 2017
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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What is the process for electing a parent governor? We refer to the regulations on parent governor elections and look at procedures from local authorities. This article also includes a step-by-step process in a KeyDoc, and answers questions about specific aspects of parent governor elections.

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  1. 1 Regulations
  2. 2 Timing of elections
  3. 3 The process of electing parent governors
  4. 4 Nominations
  5. 5 Voting: timescales
  6. 6 The count 
  7. 7 Re-electing parent governors
  8. 8 Governing body involvement
  9. 9 Managing inappropriate campaigning

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