Election Information

2017 School Board Election Information

Important Dates to Remember

Candidate Filing Begins: Monday, July 10, 2017

Candidate Filing Deadline: Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. School Board Secretary’s Office at ELSC, 2500 Edgewood Road NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

School Board Election Day: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Offices Open for 2017 Election:

Director, District Two, 4-yr term

Director, District Three, 4-yr term

Director, At-Large, 4-yr term


Election Information

Nomination papers for all candidates for election to a school board office must be filed with the Secretary of the Board of Education on the Monday, 64 days before the regular school election (Second Tuesday of September) and by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, 40 days before the school election. Any person who has filed nomination papers, may withdraw as a candidate at any time prior to 35 days before the election.

Nomination petitions and Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the School Board Secretary’s Office, the Linn County Auditor’s Office http://www.linncounty.org/ and/or Iowa Secretary of State’s Office http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/electioninfo/schoolelections.html. The number of signatures required on the nomination petition for the Cedar Rapids Community School District is 50.

Please contact the Board Secretary, Laurel A. Day at 319-558-2223 for additional information.