2022 School Board Election

school board election
  • NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 720  shall begin on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

    Shakopee Public Schools will be on the ballot in November 2022 for the purpose of electing four (4) school board members for four (4) year terms.

    Election day is November 8, 2022. 


How to File

  • Individuals interested in becoming a School Board Member must file an Affidavit of Candidacy (found below) and pay a $2 filing fee (cash, exact change, or check payable to Shakopee Public Schools - please do not mail cash) during the above filing period. There are two ways to file during the noted period. 

    • In-Person at the District Office 
      • Located at 1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee, MN 55379. The District Office will be open 8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday, during the filing period with extended hours of 8am - 5pm on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. If the filing officer is not present to accept the filing form, the form must be notarized.
    • By Mail
      • Send the complete form and filing fee to the address below. A completed form, which includes a live signature, notary stamp and filing fee, must be received by 5pm on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
        • Shakopee Public Schools, ℅ Superintendent’s Office, 1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee, MN 55379

    Important Reminders: Please note that the Affidavit of Candidacy must be notarized and filled out completely; name pronunciation forms are appreciated but not required. Email Affidavit of Candidacy forms cannot be accepted. A copy of your filing application (affidavit of candidacy) will be provided. Each Affidavit of Candidacy will be provided by the district to Scott County at the close of each business day. Scott County manages candidate website postings directly. A campaign finance report certificate of filing must be submitted after the election; see below for additional details. Questions can be directed to communications@shakopee.k12.mn.us 


Legal Requirements

  • Legal Requirements - Running for School Board


Affidavit of Candidacy Form & Additional Resources