Call for Nominations
Call for Nominations for School Directors
Elizabeth School District
Elbert, County, CO
The Board of Education of Elizabeth School District in the County of Elbert, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
At this election two directors will be elected for a two-year term of office, and two directors will be elected for a four-year term of office.
To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election. A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.
A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.
Nomination petitions may be obtained at the district offices for Elizabeth Schools, 634 S. Elbert Street, Elizabeth. Office hours are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Completed petitions shall be submitted to Jaimee Glazebrook, Elizabeth School District designated election official, no later than 4 p.m. on September 1, 2023.
Note: This call for nominations is to be published not more than 90 days (August 9, 2023) nor less than 75 days (August 24, 2023) before the election. Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-31-107(1.5).
Member Terms and Election Cycle
A board member serves a four-year term and members can choose to run for a second, continuous term. School Board Elections occur during the November General Election in odd years.
The names of the prospective candidates are not public. The district only releases the names of official candidates after the petition filing deadline.
Prospective candidates can download a checklist for the candidate petition process here.
The candidates page lists those whose petitions have been verified and who will be on the ballot, along with their contact information and their Notice of Intent to run for a board seat, as required by state statute.
Important information regarding elections can be found at the Colorado Association of School Boards' website.
For more information, contact us at 303-646-1836