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School Board Elections


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Board Director for the El Paso County School District #8 Board of Education! Once elected, FFC8 Directors typically serve a four-year term and may serve for two (2) consecutive terms (unless filling the remainder of a vacancy). The 2023 Nonpartisan School Board Director Election will take place on November 7, 2023.

A candidate for the school board must be a resident of the school district and registered voter for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the election. Because school director elections are nonpartisan, candidates may not run as a member of a political party.


  • August 9 – First day that nomination petitions may be circulated

  • September 1 – Deadline for Nomination Petitions and accompanying forms to be filed at District 8 by 2:00 PM

  • September 1 – Deadline for candidate to submit to the county clerk an audio recording of the pronunciation of candidate’s name

  • September 5 – Deadline to file as a write-in candidate

  • September 5 – First date a school district may cancel an election

  • September 6 – Ballot order determined by lot drawing at 9:30 AM

  • November 7 – Election Day


Notice of Intent to be a Candidate for School Director