Board Elections

Updated on Thu, 09/05/2019 - 3:51pm

Adams 12 School Board Elections

The Adams 12 Board of Education has five directors that are elected at large to four-year staggered terms.  The District has a director district plan of representation which requires school board members reside in a specific geographic area.  The District’s Boundary Locator provides information regarding director districts for specific addresses.  A director district map and written descriptions of director district boundaries are available on the Board web page.  

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

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Cancellation of School Board Election

           WHEREAS, the only matter before the electors at the regular biennial school election on November 5, 2019, is the election of three persons to fill three offices of school director; and

          WHEREAS, three individuals have nomination petitions with sufficient signatures to qualify as candidates; and

          WHEREAS, the deadline for filing an affidavit of intent to be a write-in candidate has passed with no individuals filing such an affidavit; and

          WHEREAS, state law at Colo. Rev. Stat. § 1-5-208(1.5) authorizes the Board of Education by resolution to cancel the election and declare the candidates elected if at the close of business on September 3, 2019 there are not more candidates than offices to be filled at the election, including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates.

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of Adams 12 Five Star Schools has determined that the prerequisites for canceling the election have been met so the 2019 regular school biennial election is canceled.

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Frances Mullins, the designated election official for the regular school biennial election, is authorized to take all necessary and appropriate steps to cancel the election, including providing notice of the cancellation by publication and by posting notice at each polling location, in the office of the designated election official and in the office of the county clerk and recorder; and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the designated election official shall officially notify the county clerk and recorder of this action so that election expenses to date can be pro-rated accordingly; and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following individuals are hereby declared elected by acclamation: Lori Goldstein from Director District No. 1, Jamey Lockley from Director District No. 2, and Laura Mitchell from Director District No. 5.

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the designated election official shall notify these candidates of the cancellation of the election and of their resulting election by acclamation; and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that between Election Day and the next regular meeting of the Board of Education or the Board’s organizational meeting, whichever comes first, the designated election official shall provide these candidates with certificates of election after which they shall each take the oath of office within 10 days and will thereafter be qualified to participate in meetings of the Board of Education.

Adopted by the Board of Education at its regular meeting of September 4, 2019.

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Board of Education Director Election
November 5, 2019

Statement of Sufficiency
Nomination Petitions for School Director
Board of Education

Lori Goldstein has submitted a petition to be placed on the ballot in the November 5, 2019 general election for the office of school director in District 1.  Her petition contains 50 valid entries, the minimum number of acceptable entries for determination of sufficiency.

Jamey Lockley has submitted a petition to be placed on the ballot in the November 5, 2019 general election for the office of school director in District 2.  Her petition contains 50 valid entries, the minimum number of acceptable entries for determination of sufficiency.

Laura Mitchell has submitted a petition to be placed on the ballot in the November 5, 2019 general election for the office of school director in District 5.  Her petition contains 50 valid entries, the minimum number of acceptable entries for determination of sufficiency.

Frances Mullins, designated election official, has verified the petitions and deemed that Ms. Goldstein’s, Ms. Lockley’s and Ms. Mitchell’s petitions appear to be sufficient and each shall be deemed valid unless a petition for review of validity of a petition is received.

Protests concerning the sufficiency of these petitions must be submitted in writing to Ms. Mullins by 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at frances.mullins@adams12.org or at the District's Educational Support Center located at 1500 E. 128th Avenue, Thornton, CO  80241.

Posted August 29, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in accordance with C.R.S. § 1-4-909.

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Call for Nominations for School Directors
Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Adams County and Broomfield County, Colorado

The Board of Education of Adams 12 Five Star Schools in the County of Adams and the County of Broomfield, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

At this election three directors will be elected, one from Director District No. 1, one from Director District No. 2 and one from Director District No. 5, each for a four year term of office.  To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election and a resident of the director district which will be represented.  A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of commission of a sexual offense against a child.

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 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.

Nomination petitions may be obtained from Frances Mullins, Designated Election Official, beginning August 7, 2019, at the Educational Support Center, 1500 E. 128th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80241. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Completed petitions shall be submitted to Ms. Mullins, no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 30, 2019.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Board of Education of Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Counties of Adams and Broomfield, State of Colorado, has caused this call for nominations to be given this 7th day of August, 2019.