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Board Elections

Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) provides information regarding Board candidate requirements, deciding to be a School Board candidate, and school law basics.
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For more information, contact Charleston R-I Central Office at 573-683-3776 and ask for the Board Secretary.

Board Candidate Filing for April 2023 Ballot

The Charleston R-I School District encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the Charleston R-I School Board, to file to be a candidate in the April 4, 2023 election. 

There are three (3) positions available, each with three-year terms.

Interested persons may file in person at Charleston R-I Central Office located at 311 E. Tom Brown Street (A.D. Simpson Building), Charleston, MO. The names of qualified candidates shall be placed on the ballot in order of filing. 

Filing will begin on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the district’s regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Filing will not occur on days that the school district's Central Office is closed due to inclement weather or other reasons. The district may not open even on the first and/or last day of filing if the closing conditions make it unsafe for school staff to be available. 

Central Office will close on December 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. for the holiday break, and filing will not occur after the office closes.

Filing will also not occur December 17, 2022 – December 26, 2022 when the school district’s offices are closed for holidays and breaks.

Filing will end on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 

Central Office Hours will be 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on December 27, 2022.

For questions about filing or the Charleston R-I School Board, contact Summer Babb, School Board Secretary at 573-683-3776 or [email protected].

For more information about Board candidate requirements visit: https://www.mosba.org/board-candidate-videos/