The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 659 will begin on August 2, 2016, and close at 5:00 PM on August 16, 2016.

The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. At that election, four (4) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each. All Board members are elected at-large. The term of office will be from January 2017 through December 2020.  Each candidate must file an affidavit of candidacy with the school district clerk at the District Office at 1400 Division St S, Northfield, MN. The filing fee is $2.00.

A candidate must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the Northfield School District for 30 days before the general election, have not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under Minnesota Statutes 243.166, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same general election.

Questions may be directed to Donita Delzer at 507.663.0629 or