Public Notice of Filing

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 2, 2019 election. Persons interested may file with the Secretary of the Board of Education at the school district’s offices located at 301 NE Tudor Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086.

Filing will begin on December 18, 2018 at 8 a.m. Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours December 19, 2018 through January 15, 2019 which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather. The district’s offices will be closed on December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 and January 1 and, therefore, will not be accepting candidate filings on those dates. Filing will end on January 15, 2019 with the office staying open until 5 p.m. that day.

There are two positions available with three-year terms.

2019 Candidate Filing Information

Where to file:
Stansberry Leadership Center
Board of Education Office
301 NE Tudor Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

When to file:
Filing opens December 18, 2018 at 8 a.m.
Office closed for Winter Recess December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019
Office reopens for filing on Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Filing closes Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. §115.349.1, RSMo 1994

Candidates filing on the last day should arrive by 4 p.m. to make sure the filing process is completed by the 5 p.m. deadline. The clock cannot be held. Required documents must be checked and the declaration of candidacy, including signature, must be completed by 5 p.m.

Placement on Ballot:
Ballot placement will be determined by lottery on the first day of filing. Candidates who filed declarations at or before 5:00 p.m. on the opening filing day shall be listed on the ballot in ascending order of the numbers so drawn. All other candidates shall be listed below those who filed declarations of candidacy on the first day of filing, in the order they file their declarations.
This is in accordance with board policy BBB adopted by the Board of Education  October 11, 2001, §115.395.2, RSMo Supp. 1997