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Governing Board Elections and Appointments

Governing Board Elections

MCESA administers Governing Board elections in compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S. §15-421).

Support services available to all candidates:

  • Provide election information to candidates, media, and school districts
  • Source of petitions and related campaign documents
  • Provide campaign packets to prospective candidates
  • Receive all candidate filings
  • Issue certificates of election and oaths of office to those elected
  • Custodian of all related records


Governing Board Appointments

When a Governing Board vacancy is declared, whether mid-term or because no candidate has come forward to run for a seat, the County Superintendent of Schools is authorized by statute to appoint a qualified elector from the District to fill the seat.