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Election 2017

This November, Jefferson County Schools will have three of five Board of Education seats open for election.  The director districts up for election include Districts 12 and 5.  Jefferson County voters will vote on all candidates choosing one per director district.

Requirements for School Board Candidates

  • Must be registered to vote

  • Must be a resident of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the election

  • Must be a resident of the director district in which s/he is a candidate

  • Must not have been convicted of a sexual offense against a child

Once Declared as a Candidate

  • Must meet filing requirements under Colorado's Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA)

  • Must file a candidate's affidavit with the Secretary of State's office within 10 days of becoming a candidate

  • Must report contributions and expenditures on the Secretary of State's online TRACER program by dates due

  • Must file FCPA documents by October 17, November 3 and December 7

  • Must file for Nomination Petitions through the Jeffco Public School Board/Superintendent Office, 1829 Denver West Dr., Bldg.27, 4th floor, Golden, CO 80401

  • Must collect 50 eligible elector signatures and return petitions to the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education/Superintendent office by September 1 

  • Petitions are available beginning August 9 from the Board/Superintendent office

Candidate Forums

  •  Jeffco PTA School Board Candidate Meet & GreetSaturday, August 26 at noon.  Bear Creek High School, 9800 W. Dartmouth Pl. Lakewood.  
    Contact:  Ami Pritchard at
  • Support Jeffco Kids and Arvadans for Progressive Action are hosting a candidate forum on Wednesday, September 13 from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Wheat Ridge High School auditorium 9505 W. 32nd Ave.
    Contact:  Jonna Levine at

The Board of Education is the policy-making body of the school district.  The Board is composed of five members, elected to alternating four-year terms.  Board members receive no pay; they give freely of their time to serve the community.  

Announced Candidates

Election Date:  Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Voting:  The election will be held by mail ballot and Voter Service and Polling Centers, beginning with the mailing of ballots to voters.

In order to provide information for this web page, or if you have questions, please email the
designated election official.

Please check back periodically as additional election information will be posted as details become available.


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