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Newly elected governing board members will take office at the first organizational meeting of the school board, which must be held between the first and the 15th day of January following the general election. The oath of office can be administered any time after the district receives the certificate of election, but must be administered at least one day before the first governing board meeting.
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Governing board elections are part of the general election in even-numbered years. The next election date is November 6, 2018; see reference at A.R.S. § 16-204.
For the purposes of regular meetings of the governing board, the board shall hold a regular meeting at least once each month during the regular school year and may hold other meetings as often as called. The board shall meet at the most convenient public facility in the school district. (All according to A.R.S § 15-321).
Candidates are no longer required to file any paperwork prior to collecting signatures. However: Receiving contributions or making expenditures. in any combination of $1,100 trigger filing a statement of organization.
All candidates who desire to have their names printed on the General Election ballot must file all required forms with the Graham County School Superintendent during the filing period of Monday July 9, 2018 through Wednesday August 8,2018.
This form will only be filled out if you have spent or received a combination of $1,100. These documents should be filed with the Graham County School Superintendent's Office within 10 days after the campaign's combined receipts and distributions exceed $1,100. Once filed the committee must file periodic Campaign Finance Reports. (All according to A.R.S. § 16-311.B)
Candidates for the office school district governing board file their Nonpartisan Nomination Petitions and Nomination Paper, Affidavit of Qualification and Campaign Finance Laws Statement with the Graham County School Superintendent:921 Thatcher BoulevardSafford, AZ 84435
See A.R.S. § 16-311 for more information.