School districts in Bloomington, Edina, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka will be holding school board elections on November 7. If you are interested in your local schools and the quality of the education they are providing, you should seriously consider running for the school board in your district. The window of time to explore what it will take is getting short. The period for school board candidates to file is as early as July 28 to August 11.
The Senate District Candidate Search committee will be open to talk with candidates that seek our support. If you are considering running, or if you are willing to volunteer and to help with these campaigns, please contact Randy Sutter (952-835-8917) or Mike Lehmann (612-839-0761).
Eden Prairie School District 272 will have three members up for election in 2017. Affidavits of candidacy are available from the district’s Administrative Services Center at 8100 School Road, Eden Prairie. The candidate filing period is open from July 28 to August 11. Forfurther information about school board elections, contact Laurie Hemstock at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-975-7072.
Edina School District 273 school board will have four spots up for election. Questions regarding affidavits of candidacy for the Edina School Board should be directed to Margo Bauck, 942-848-4004 or email Margo.Bauck@edinaschools.org. Edina has not yet published the filing period, but in the past it was late July - August 11.
Minnetonka School Board will have three seats up for election in November. The candidate filing deadline is August 15, 2017. Please call 952-401-5000 if you have any questions.
Bloomington School Board will have four seats up for election this year. The candidate filing period is August 1 to August 15, 2017. If you have any questions pertaining to filing procedures or reporting, please contact Jennifer Hazel at 952-681-6402.