How to File:
You can file to run for a Barnum School Board member seat one of two ways:
1. Come in to the school’s District Office, located at 3675 County Road 13, Barnum, MN 55707, Door #2, 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.
You can click here for the District’s office hours for when you can file. On Tuesday, August 11, the office will be open until 5:00 p.m.
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).