Administering governing board elections, special elections for district bonds and overrides, as well as governing board recall elections.
Governing Board Elections
Governing Board Appointments
Governing Board Members
MCESA administers governing board elections in compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S. § 15-421).
Support services available to all candidates:
MCESA is committed to make the governing board election an easy process for all interested candidates. More
When a governing board vacancy is declared, whether mid-term or because no candidate has come forward to run for a seat, the County Superintendent of Schools is authorized by statute to appoint a qualified elector from the district to fill the seat.
A consensus decision-making process is used to select the individual for appointment. More
School Governing Boards are an important part of their communities, making decisions that effect schools, leaders, teachers, students, and their parents. As advocates for the students, they set the direction for the district, establish the structure to ensure all students are served, provide support and, ensure accountability. More
Bond and Override Elections
The Elections Division of the Maricopa County Education Service Agency administers district bonds and overrides elections, as well as governing board recall elections, and provides associated election services for the 58 school districts in Maricopa County. More
A recall election is a process whereby the qualified electors of a school district may force a seated governing board member to stand for election prior to completing the full length of his/her term in office. More