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2021 School Board Election

Four Marshalltown School Board seats will be up for election on November 2, 2021. If you are a  interested in running for a seat on the board, please see the important dates and candidate resources below. We thank you for your interest in serving Bobcat students!

Key dates

  • Aug. 23: Candidate filing begins.

  • Sept. 16: Candidate filing deadline by 5 p.m.

  • Sept. 21: Candidate withdrawal deadline by 5 p.m. (last day for candidates to withdraw by filing a written request with the school secretary).

  • Nov. 2: School election day. Polls are open from 7 a.m.–8 p.m.

  • Nov. 8 or 9: Tier 1 canvass of votes for all school districts: first Monday or Tuesday after the election, unless these dates fall on a legal holiday, then it pushes back one day. This is the only and final election canvass for school districts located within one county.

  • Nov. 15 or 16: Tier 2 canvass of votes for districts whose boundary lines fall within multiple counties: second Monday or Tuesday after the election, unless these dates fall on a legal holiday, then it pushes back one day. This is the second and final election canvass for those districts.

Candidate Resources

If you have any questions about running for the Marshalltown School Board, please contact Board Secretary Paulette Newbold at pnewbold@marshalltown.k12.ia.us or (641) 754-1000.

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