Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania

 

Elected Officials Qualification Requirements to Hold Public Office

Second Class Township Offices
Qualification requirements: 18 years of age, registered elector of Township, citizenship required. All township elected officers must have resided in the township for at least one year before their election (53 P.S. 65410 (c), 65411 (a), 65412, 65414 (a); Second Class Township Code, Sec. 410 (c), 411 (a), 412, 414 (a).

School Director
Qualification requirements: 18 years of age, 1 year resident of district, citizenship required (School Code).

District Justice
Qualification requirements: Age not specified, 1 year resident of district, citizenship required, must be a member of Bar of Supreme Court of PA or must complete course of training and instruction (PA Const., Art V, Sec 12).

County Row Office
Qualification requirements: 18 years of age, 1 year resident of County, citizenship required (County Code). Special qualifications apply to offices such as District Attorney, consult pertinent laws for more specific information.

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