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
Governing Board Members
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 and provides associated election services for 57 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