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2023 Election

On November 7, 2023, Jeffco Public Schools had two of its five Board of Education seats open for election:

All Jefferson County voters had the opportunity to cast their vote for up to one candidate per director district.

Requirements for School Board Candidates

  • Must be registered to vote.
  • Must be a resident of the director district in which running for office.
  • Must not have been convicted of a sexual offense against a child.

Official Candidates

Director District 3: Four-year term ending 2027

Director District 4: Four-year term ending 2027

Candidate Forums

Past Candidate Forums

  • September 20, 7:30 a.m.: West Colfax Community Association
    • Location: The HUB, 6501 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214
  • September 27, 6:30-8 p.m.: Jeffco Consortium of Charter Schools
    • Location: Addenbrooke Classical Academy, 3940 S. Teller St., Lakewood, CO 80235
  • October 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Jeffco Student Leadership Board Candidate Forum
    • Location: Chatfield Senior High School, 7227 S Simms St., Littleton, CO 80127
    • Agenda: Jeffco Student Leadership Board students will be hosting and moderating this event, offering candidates a unique change to connect with their student stakeholders. High school students welcome, pizza will be provided.
  • October 12, 6:30 p.m.: Lakewood Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW)
    • Location: Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St., Lakewood
    • Agenda:
      • 5:45 p.m.: Doors open
      • 6:30 p.m.: Discussion of statewide ballot issues
      • 7 p.m.: Jefferson County School Board Forum. All five candidates will be present and ready to discuss relevant issues and answer attendee questions. Attendees are encouraged to prepare and bring any questions you have for the candidates.
  • October 16, 6 p.m.: Jeffco Kids First and the Jeffco Schools Transportation Workers. Moderated by Pam Yoder, retired Jeffco principal and Sara Ewing, Jeffco transportation worker.               
    • Location: Arvada library, 7525 W. 57th Ave., Arvada, CO 80002
    • Agenda:
      • 6-6:30 p.m.: Meet and greet with the candidates
      • 6:30-8 p.m.: Forum
  • October 18: Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association (JESPA) and Coloradans for the Common Good (time and location TBD)
  • October 21, 10:30 a.m.: Candidate forum for Jeffco Public Schools and Adams 12 Board of Education candidates hosted by Jefferson County legislators - Representatives Shannon Bird, Lindsey Daugherty, Brianna Titone and Senator Rachel Zenzinger.
    • Location: Standley Lake library, 8485 Kipling St. Arvada, CO

Election Date Was Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The election was be held by mail ballot and at Voter Service Polling Centers, beginning with mailing ballots to voters in October.

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.

In order to provide information for this webpage, or if you have questions, please contact the designated election official.

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