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The school election takes place on the second Tuesday in September of odd-numbered years.  Each school election is used to elect citizens to the board to maintain a 5 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, between sixty-four and forty days before the school election unless otherwise directed.

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.

NOTE:  This policy states the legal requirements for school board elections and the filling of vacancies.






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
    202.4    Vacancies
    203    Board of Directors' Conflict of Interest

Approved  June/July 2016                     Reviewed                        Revised