How to Run for the School Board

The deadline to file paperwork to run for a school board seat is Sept. 3, 2021. Three seats are up for election this November: Zone 3 (currently filled by Trustee Allison Westfall), Zone 4 (currently filled by Trustee Kim Rost) and Zone 5 (currently filled by Trustee Betsy Keller).

Trustees serve four-year terms beginning in January. To determine what zone you live in, visit

Candidate filing paperwork is available from the Canyon County Elections Office, or (208) 454-7562.

Read this informative FAQ on running for the school board provided by the Idaho School Boards Association.

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