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Election Information

2019 School Board Election Information

Important Dates to Remember

Candidate Filing Begins: Tentatively Monday, August 26, 2019

Candidate Filing Deadline: Tentatively Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Candidates Filing Location: School Board Secretary’s Office, Educational Leadership & Support Center (ELSC), 2500 Edgewood Road NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

Withdrawal Deadline: Tentatively Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

School Board Election Day: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Offices Open for 2019 Election:

Director, District One, 4-yr term

Director, District Four, 4-yr term

Director, At-Large, 4-yr term

Director, At-Large, 4-yr term


Election Information

Nomination petitions and Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the School Board Secretary’s Office, the Linn County Auditor’s Office and/or Iowa Secretary of State’s Office. The number of signatures required on the nomination petition for the Cedar Rapids Community School District is 50.

NOTE:  The following information will be updated once official information is received from the Iowa Secretary of State and Linn County Auditor's Office.

"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 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."

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