August 3 is the opening of the candidate filing period, including write-in candidates, for school districts using a Fall election cycle. Candidates may submit their petitions, affidavits of eligibility and political practices pledges to the county clerk. The candidate filing period, including write-in candidates, closes at noon on August 10.

The Fall election will be held on November 8.

Click here to view example petition forms for potential school board candidates, which may be accepted by the county clerk or the Secretary of State.

To help clarify May and November election timelines, ASBA created a new School Board Election Candidate Guide.