Candidate Filing Information

  • For the April 7, 2020 Election:

    The Harrisonville Cass R-IX School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 7, 2020 election. Persons interested may file with the Secretary to the Board of Education at the school district's offices located at 503 S. Lexington, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701.

    Link to board policy BBB-1 - School Board Elections

    The election of school board members is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of April on Municipal Election Day, which will be April 7, 2020. Qualified applicants for the board may file for office during regular business hours in the Superintendent's office beginning the 16th Tuesday prior to the election until the 11th Tuesday prior to the election. For the upcoming election, school board candidate filing will begin Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 8:00 until 4:00 p.m. and will continue during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Except for the first and last day of filing, filing will not occur on days that the school district administration office is closed due to inclement weather. Filing will also not occur from December 20th through January 6th when the school district's offices are closed. Filing will end on January 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

    Offices to be filled are three (3) three-year positions. Board members whose terms expire in 2020 are Chris Bell, Nancy Shelton and Bing Schimmelpfenning.

    Placement on Ballot:

    Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with board policy BBB-1.

    Please contact School Board Secretary Susan Brooker at (816) 380-2727 ext. 1222 or at with any further questions.

    Voter Information:

    Please visit the Cass County Clerk/Election Authority website (link below) for further voting and election information.