Candidate Filing Now Open for the Helena School District
The Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy form is now available for three seats that will be up for election on the Helena Public Schools Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Forms may be obtained from Janelle Mickelson, Business Services Administrator, at the District’s Business Office, 55 South Rodney or from the Lewis and Clark County Elections Office in the City-County Building, 316 North Park Ave, Room #168. Forms may also be obtained from the Helena Public Schools Website
Forms must be filed with the Helena County Elections Office in the City-County Building, 316 North Park Ave, Room #168, by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 23rd. The forms may also be returned to the District for filing, but must be received in the District’s Business Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 22nd.
Candidates who do not meet the March 23rd deadline may file to be a write-in candidate for any available trustee position through 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 30th, but the candidates name will not appear on the ballot.
The following seats are up for election:
- Two seats that represent the Elementary (K-8) District on the Board. These K-12 seats are three-year terms. Anyone interested in these positions must be qualified to vote, and live within the Helena Elementary District boundary. These positions are currently held by Aidan Myhre and Cherche Prezeau.
- One Seat that represents the Wolf Creek and Trinity Districts on the Secondary (high school) Board. This seat will be a three-year term. Candidates must be qualified to vote, and reside within the Wolf Creek Elementary District or Trinity Elementary District boundary. This seat is currently held by Kristina Huffsmith.
Candidates for trustee positions are subject to the reporting requirements through the Montana Commissioner of Political practices. Current forms are available at: http://politicalpractices.mt.gov/5campaignfinance/candidateinfo.mcpx.
For forms or additional information about any of these available positions, please contact Janelle Mickelson at 406-324-2040 or jmickelson(at)helenaschools.org.