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2021 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.

Four seats are up for election in the November 2, 2021 Biennial Election, Director Districts 2, 3 and 4, 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. Board candidates run on a not-partisan basis.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least fifty (50) eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.

Beginning August 2, 2021, nomination petitions 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. Candidates for School District Director may not circulate the nomination petition for signatures prior to ninety days before the election – August 4, 2021.

Completed petitions should be submitted to the Denver Elections Division no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 27, 2021.

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

Election Information

2021 Board of Education Candidates Four seats are up for election in the November 2, 2021 Biennial Election, Director Districts 2, 3 and 4, and an At Large seat. Find the list of candidates below. At Large Marla Benavides 4095 S. Vincennes Court Denver, CO 80237 mfernandezbenavides@yahoo.com Statement of Intent » Candidate & Committee Detail » Scott Esserman 1900 Niagara Read More »
2021 Board of Education Election Four seats are up for election in the November 2, 2021 Biennial Election, Director Districts 2, 3 and 4, 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 Read More »