School Board Elections 2017
If you are interested in filing papers for School Board Candidate please have all documentation (links below) delivered to the District Office no later than January 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Note: The district office will be closed from December 22 thru January 2nd. We will resume normal hours on January 3rd at 7:30 a.m. If you have questions or want to file your candidacy papers during this time please contact Maureen Palmer at 608-843-2158 or firstname.lastname@example.org to work out an appointment.
The following offices are to be elected: Two Board of Education Vacancies – At Large, each for the term of three years, to succeed the present incumbents listed, whose term of office will expire on April 23, 2017.
Board of Education Vacancy -At-Large Susan Miller
Board of Education Vacancy -At-Large Mark Seidler
Dates to remember if running for school board:
January 3, 2017 (no later than 5:00 pm) Deadline for filing all documents to be a candidate on the ballot
(Please note the District Office will be closed from December 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm through January 2, 2017 please plan accordingly)
February 21, 2017 Spring Primary Election (if needed)
April 4, 2017 Spring Election
April 24, 2017 School Board Members take Office
Documents needed to file Candidacy:
EL -162SD Declaration of Candidacy
ETHCF-1 Campaign Finance Registration Statement
ETIS - 8 Campaign Finance Checklist
Resources Available for Candidates:
Guide for Candidates
Ballot Access Checklist
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
To qualify to be a candidate for the school board running at large, an individual must be a qualified elector* of the school district at the time of filing a Declaration of Candidacy Section 120.06(2).
*A qualified elector is defined in sec. 6.02 as a U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age or older, who has resided in the election district for at least 28 days before any election at which he or she offers to vote (and who is not disqualified by virtue of one or more of the impediments described in sec. 6.03).