2019 Board of Education Election

The Denver Public Schools Board of Education has seven directors that are elected to four-year staggered terms. Five of the directors represent districts within Denver and two represent Denver at large.

Three seats are up for election in the November 5, 2019 Biennial Election, Director Districts 1 and 5, and an At Large seat. Candidates must be a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election and be a resident of the director district represented if applicable.  Anyone convicted of commission of a sexual offense against a child is ineligible to run for school director.

Interested parties for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.  Nomination petitions will be available beginning Wednesday, August 7, 2019 and may be obtained at the Denver Elections Division, 200 W. 14th Avenue, Suite 100, Denver, Colorado. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Completed petitions should be submitted to the Denver Elections Division no later than 3 p.m. on August 30, 2019.

See the Colorado Association of School Boards website, the Colorado Secretary of State website and the Denver Elections Division website for additional election and campaign information.