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2023 School board election information

Important dates to remember

Candidate Filing Begins: Monday, August 28, 2023
Candidate Filing Deadline: no later than 5:00 PM on Thursday, September 21, 2023
Candidates Filing Location: School Board Secretary’s Office, Educational Leadership & Support Center (ELSC), 2500 Edgewood Road NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Candidate Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Candidate Objection Deadline: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
School Board Election Day: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Offices open for 2023 election:

Director, District One, 4-yr term
Director, District Four, 4-yr term
Director, At-Large, 4-yr term
Director, At-Large, 4-yr term

Election information

Nomination petitions and Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the School Board Secretary’s Office, the Linn County Auditor’s Office and/or Iowa Secretary of State’s Office. The number of signatures required on the nomination petition for the Cedar Rapids Community School District is 50. Please note: the Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petitions MUST be filed together or they will be rejected.


Key contacts

Ryan Rydstrom

Board Secretary