Candidate Filing


Candidate filing information for the April 2017 election will be available during fall 2016.

Public Notice of Filing
The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 5, 2016 election.  Persons interested may file with the Secretary of the Board of Education at the school district’s offices located at 301 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086.

Filing will begin on December 22, 2015 at 8 a.m. The office will close at 8:30 a.m. on December 22, 2015 for the holidays.  Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours, January 4 through January 19, 2016, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather.  The district’s offices will be closed on December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and January 1 and 18 and, therefore, will not be accepting candidate filings on those dates. Filing will end on January 19, 2016, with the office staying open until 5 p.m. that day.

There are two positions available with three-year terms.

2016 Candidate Filing Information

Where to file:            

Stansberry Leadership Center
Board of Education Office
301 NE Tudor Road
Lee’s Summit, MO  64086           

When to file:

Filing opens December 22, 2015 at 8 a.m. and the office will close at 8:30 a.m. on December 22, 2015 §115.349.1, RSMo 1994
Office closed for Winter Recess December 23, 2015 through January 1, 2016
Office reopens for filing on Monday, January 4, 2016
Office will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Filing closes January 19, 2016, at 5 p.m. §115.349.1, RSMo 1994

Candidates filing on the last day should arrive by 4 p.m. to make sure the filing process is completed by the 5 p.m. deadline.  The clock cannot be held.  Required documents must be checked and the declaration of candidacy, including signature, must be completed by 5 p.m.

Placement on Ballot:

Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot
This is in accordance with board policy BBB adopted by the Board of Education October 11, 2001, §115.395.2, RSMo Supp. 1997

To be published:  December 4 and 11, 2015


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