Candidate Filing Information

  • For the April 4, 2023 Election:

    The Harrisonville Cass R-IX School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy for any qualified person interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 4, 2023 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 G-235-P - Board Member 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 4, 2023. Qualified applicants for the board may file for office during regular business hours in the school district's offices beginning the 17th Tuesday prior to the election until the 14th Tuesday prior to the election. For the upcoming election, school board candidate filing will begin Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.  Filing will end on December 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.  In between, candidates may file by appointment.  To schedule an appointment, please contact Board Secretary Susan Brooker at 816-380-2727 ext. 1222 or  

    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 or other health-related reasons.  Filing will also not occur from December 21st through December 26th when the school district's offices are closed. On the last day of filing on December 27th, the district administration office will be open from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. for candidate filing.  Candidate filing will close at 5:00 p.m. on December 28th.  

    Offices to be filled are three (3) three-year positions. Board members whose terms expire in 2023 are Cameron Chenoweth, Bing Schimmelpfenning and Nancy Shelton.


    Placement on Ballot:

    Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with board policy G-235-P.

    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.