Board Member Elections

  • Legal control of Unified School District No. 232 is vested in the seven member Board of Education, elected to staggered four-year terms. Any registered voter who resides within the boundary lines of the school district may run for election to the board. Six board members are elected to represent one of three geographic areas within USD 232. Each member must reside within those districts. The seventh position is designated at-large. School board elections are held every two years in November.

    • Positions 2 and 5 = board member district 
    • Positions 3 and 6 = board member district
    • Positions 1 and 4 = board member district 
    • Position 7 = at-large

    Individuals interested in learning more about School Board Elections in Kansas and/or interested in being a board member may review information from Kansas Association of School Boards. Learn more about the following important topics:

    • Elections
    • State & Federal Roles
    • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Campaign Laws
    • Qualifications
  • Election Day - November 5, 2019

    The following positions will be up for election in November 2019.

    • School Board Member, Position 7 At-Large – (4 Year Term)
    • School Board Member, Positions 1, 2, and 3 - (4 Year Term)
    • Voters within the school district will vote for all positions during the General Election

    Candidates

    The following individuals have filed as candidates, according to the Johnson County Election Office.

    • Position 7, At-Large
      Rick Amos

    • Position 1
      Bill Fletcher (I)
      Jarrod McGinnis

    • Position 2
      Ashley Spaulding

    • Position 3
      Stephanie Makalous
      Rob Patterson


    Timeline

    Information from Johnson County Election Office

    June 3
        Filing and Withdrawal Deadline (12 noon) - (K.S.A. 25-205)
        Deadline for questions to be placed on the Primary Election ballot 

    July 16
       
     Registration books close - last day to register for Aug. 6 Primary Election (K.S.A. 25-2311(a)(3))

    July 17
        Advance voting by mail begins - 20 days prior to Election Day
                (K.S.A. 25-1123(a)(3)) 
    July 29 - Aug 6
        Advance voting in person begins     (K.S.A. 25-1122(g))

    August 6 
        FALL PRIMARY ELECTION     (K.S.A. 25-2102(b), K.S.A. 25-2502(b)) 

    October 15
        Registration books close - last day to register for Nov. 6 General Election (K.S.A. 25-2311(a)(3))

    October 16
        Advance voting by mail begins
                (K.S.A. 25-1123(a)) 

    October 28 - November 4
        Advance voting in person begins (K.S.A. 25-1122(g))

    November 5
        FALL GENERAL ELECTION
      (K.S.A. 25-2107, K.S.A. 25-2502(a))