School Governing Board Qualifications

Pursuant to ARS 15-421(C), a person is eligible to run for a school governing board seat in Arizona when they meet the following qualifications:

  • Registered voter in the state of Arizona
  • Resident of the school district for at least one year immediately proceeding the day of election 
  • Be a registered voter in Arizona 
  • Immediate family, that has had the same residence within the previous four years, shall not serve simultaneously on a five-member governing board, pursuant ARS 15-421. 
  • May not serve on two School District Governing Boards at the same time. 
  • School governing board members cannot be an employee of the school district or be a spouse of a school district employee, including a person who directly provides certified or classified services to the school district as an employee of a third-party contractor. 

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1. School Governing Board Qualifications
2. Statement of Interest
3. Statement of Organization (Campaign Finance)
4. Filing Petition Signatures
5. 2 Year Term Candidates
6. Candidate Termination Paperwork
7. Candidate 10-Day Challenge Period
8. Cancellation of School Governing Board Election
9. Candidate Statements