2015 School Board Election Information


Tuesday, September 8, 2015


There are three (3) at large seats on the ballot in 2015. Terms are for four years each.


The following are some of the key dates in the School Board Election process. Be sure to go to the Iowa Secretary of State’s web site for more information www.sos.iowa.gov

Important Date to Remember:

July 6 – First day to file nominating petitions

July 30 (by 5 p.m.) – Last day to file nominating petitions with District’s Board Secretary at 403 South Front Street, Humeston, IA 50123

August 4 (by 5 p.m.) – Deadline for candidates to withdraw or to file objection about candidate eligibility

August 10 – Deadline to petition for satellite voting stations

September 8 (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.) – Election Day


To be on the ballot in the School Board election, each candidate must file an affidavit of candidacy and nomination petitions with the school district secretary. The affidavit of candidacy and the nomination petitions must be filed together or they will be rejected. Complete nominating petitions, along with the affidavit of candidacy, may be turned into the school district starting July 6, 2015 and no later than 5 p.m. July 30, 2015. Required forms may be downloaded from www.sos.iowa.gov

The minimum number of signatures required for a petition is eleven (11). Petitions may be signed only by eligible electors within the school district.

Please contact Board Secretary, Peggy Rash at (641)877-2521 for more information.