Election 2011 Information
CASB is pleased to provide the following information for candidates and election officials to help you negotiate the school director election process for November 2011.
What to do when the election is over
Board Member Information
Boards of Education in Colorado have an ongoing statutory duty to inform the Colorado Department of Education of any changes to the make-up of the board. Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-32-109(1)(d).
After every school director election or appointment, please complete this form, print it and fax it to: CDE Office of Data and Research, 303-866-6888. Please also include duplicate copies of each newly elected or appointed board member's Certificate of Election/Appointment.
School Finance Elections
State Board of Education Rules for the Administration of the Public School Finance Act, 1 CCR 301-39, require that a district holding an override, transportation, bond, special building and technology fund, Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), capital improvements loan repayment (growth districts), Full-day Kindergarten, or Charter School Capital Construction Special Mill Levy election, provide the results of the election to the Public School Finance Unit no later than 10 business days after the election.
This information is used by CDE to assist the general public, bond companies, the state legislature and others with questions they may have concerning elections.
After Nov. 1, 2011, please use this form to report your district's election information this year. If an election is held, please attach an official sample ballot with the question(s) submitted to the electors or a copy of the official ballot question language as certified to the county clerk for a coordinated election. This information is required even if the election fails.
If no election is held, please mark the box indicating no election held at the top of the form and return it to CDE now. You do not need to wait until after the election. All districts are required to complete and return the election results form.
If you have any questions, please call or email: email@example.com
Background on Elections
The CASB eClassroom presentation below featuring members of the CASB legal team and school and county election officials.
Download PDF of presentation slides for above eClassroom presentation.
See the PDF documents below for additional candidate and election official information pertinent to the November 2011 election.
For Candidates:Candidates Guide: What you need to know when running for a seat on your school board
Candidate Affidavit Form
On Becoming a Great Board Member
For Election Officials and Candidates:Fair Campaign Practices Act
School Director Election Information
School Director Election Timeline
Term Limits for Local Officials
TABOR - School Ballot Issues Election Information
TABOR - School Ballot Issues Election Timeline
Hart Intercivic Colorado School Board Election Materials Order Form
Hart Intercivic Website