The school election takes place on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years. Each school election is used to elect citizens to the board to maintain a five-member board and to address questions that are submitted to the voters.
Citizens of the school district community seeking a seat on the board must file their nomination papers with the board secretary, or the board secretary's designee, in accordance with the timelines established by law.
If a vacancy occurs on the board, it shall be filled in accordance with law and board policy.
It is the responsibility of the county commissioner of elections to conduct school elections.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 39; 45; 63; 69; 274.7; 277; 278.1, 279.7.
Cross Reference: 202 Board of Directors Members
202.3 Term of Office
203 Board of Directors' Conflict of Interest
Initially Approved 03-08-1999
Last Reviewed 03-13-2019
Last Revision 03-13-2019