Candidate Filing


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 4, 2017 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 20, 2016 at 8 a.m. Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours, December 21, 2016 through January 17, 2017 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 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and January 2 and 16 and, therefore, will not be accepting candidate filings on those dates. Filing will end on January 17, 2017, with the office staying open until 5 p.m. that day.

There are three positions available with three-year terms.

2017 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 20, 2016 at 8 a.m.
Office closed for Winter Recess December 22, 2016 through January 2, 2017
Office reopens for filing on Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Office will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Filing closes Tuesday, January 17, 2017 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 2 and 9, 2016 



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