Election Information

2021 School Board Election Information

Important Dates to Remember

Candidate Filing Begins: August 23, 2021

Candidate Filing Deadline: no later than 5:00 PM on September 16, 2021

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

Candidate Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Candidate Objection Deadline: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

School Board Election Day: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Offices Open for 2021 Election:

Director, District Two, 4-yr term

Director, District Three, 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.  Please note:  the Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petitions MUST be filed together or they will be rejected.


Please contact the Board Secretary, Laurel A. Day at 319-558-2223 or Lday@crschools.us for additional school board election information.