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School Board Election Information - 2024


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San Carlos School District Board of Trustees

Election Process for Board Members


On June 6, 2024, the SCSD Board of Education passed a Resolution calling for an election to elect 2 members of the Governing Board for a full term of 4 years each. This ballot measure will be included in the November 5, 2024 General Election. We invite anyone who is interested in joining the Board to review the following information.




Education Code requires that individuals who serve on the Board of Trustees must be 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen, a resident of the school district, a registered voter, and not disqualified by the constitution or laws of the state from holding a civil office. Furthermore, an individual cannot be a current employee of the District.


Key Dates for Candidates

  • July 11 - Candidate Information Session
  • July 15 - Candidate Filing Opens (113 days prior to election)
  • August 9 - Candidates Filing Closes (88 days prior to election)
  • November 5 - General Election
  • December 12 (tentative) - Regular Board Meeting - Oath of Office


Candidate Information Session (optional)

Members of the current School Board will hold a Candidate Information Session for potential candidates via Zoom teleconference. During the meeting, Board members will speak to why they choose to serve, the level of commitment that Board service requires and the roles and responsibilities of Trustees. The information session will be held on:

  • Thursday, July 11 from 7:30 - 8:30 pm (following Regular Board Meeting)


Interested potential candidates should email Veronica Rickson, Executive Assistant, at [email protected] to receive the link to participate in the session.


Application Process

Individuals interested in being considered as a candidate for the San Carlos School District Board of Education must contact the San Mateo County Elections Office, Candidates and Measures page, for instructions on filing their candidacy. See also the November 5, 2024 Election Calendar for useful information.



For additional information please visit our Board Meetings, School Board Role, Board Responsibilities and Board Members pages.