To qualify for election you must be:
- at least 21 years old
- an eligible voter
- district resident for at least 30 days (M.S. 204B.06, Subd. 1)
- not a convicted sex offender (M.S. 205A.06, Subd. 1b)
School board members are elected to 4-year terms and take office the first Monday in January (M.S. 123B.09, Subd. 1).
How to File:
You can file to run for a Willow River Area School Board member seat one of two ways:
1. Come in to the school’s District Office, located at 8142 Pine St, Willow River, MN 55795, Door I, to complete an Affidavit of Candidacy.
2. Go to the Office of the MN Secretary of State website (click here) to download an Affidavit of Candidacy and either mail in or drop off the completed document to the school’s District Office.
There is a $2 filing fee. Bring either a check or the exact amount of bills, as we do not have change.
On Tuesday, August 11, the office will be open until 5:00 p.m.