Resources for 2019 School Elections

CASB is pleased to provide the following information to assist school board candidates and school districts' designated election officials in this year's election on November 5, 2019.

Information for school board candidates

CASB Election Timelines

As a benefit of CASB membership, CASB’s Member Legal Resources Team developed legal memos and other resources regarding school board elections, ballot issues, the Fair Campaign Practices Act, a proposal to change the school board's plan of representation, and eliminating or revising board member term limits. The Member Legal Resources Team also developed sample board resolutions and other resources. To access the memos and related information, please sign in with your CASB username and password.

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View School Elections Seminar information

Resources include:

School Board Elections

  • School Director Election memo and other legal memos and resources
  • Sample candidate petition form
  • Additional sample forms and sample board resolutions

Ballot Issues Elections

  • School Director Ballot Issues memo
  • Sample board resolution

Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA)

  • FCPA memo
  • FCPA Do's and Don'ts

Change in Plan of Representation and/or Change in Number of Directors

  • Plan of Representation memo
  • Sample plans and ballot questions

School Board Term Limits

  • Modifying or Eliminating School Board Term Limits memo
  • Sample board resolutions and ballot questions

Additional resources

Colorado Secretary of State (SoS) election resources


The resources provided by CASB's member legal resources department are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Specific questions should be referred to the district's or BOCES's own legal counsel.