2024 School Board Election

  • Issued July 9, 2024

    On June 24, 2024, the School Board of Independent School District No.720, State of Minnesota approved a resolution to hold its general election for the purpose of electing three (3) school board members for terms of four (4) years each. The general election is hereby called and directed to be held in conjunction with the statewide general election on Tuesday, the 5th day of November, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

    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, July 30, 2024, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2024. The last day for candidates to withdraw is at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2024.

    The clerk shall include on the ballot the names of the individuals who file or have filed affidavits of candidacy during the period established for filing such affidavits.  The clerk shall not include on the ballot the names of individuals who file timely affidavits of withdrawal in the manner specified by law.

    Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.11, the precincts and polling places for this general election are those polling places and precincts or parts of precincts located within the boundaries of the school district and which have been established by the cities or towns located in whole or in part within the school district.  The voting hours at those polling places shall be the same as for the state general election.

How to File

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Affidavit of Candidacy Form & Additional Resources

Legal Requirements

  • Legal Requirements - Running for School Board