205 – Elections

The regular school election takes place on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years.  Each regular school election is used to elect directors to the Board to maintain a seven (7) member Board and to address questions that are submitted to the voters in accordance with law.

Citizens of the District community seeking a director 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 and meet other legal requirements for qualification.

If a vacancy occurs on the Board, it shall be filled in accordance with law and Board Policy 208.

Special elections may be held in the District as authorized by law.

It is the responsibility of the County Commissioner of Elections to conduct school elections in the District.

Date of Revision: July 15, 2019

Legal References: Iowa Code §§ 39; 45; 63; 69; 274.7; 277; 278.1; 279.7.

Cross Reference:

206    Membership

207   Term of Office

208   Board Vacancies

227   Conflicts of Interest


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