Candidate Filing Dates

Any person wishing to file for the Mehlville School District Board of Education may do so in the Mehlville School District Administration Building, 3120 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63125, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, through Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The final day for filing will be Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. An election for three seats on the board will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The seats carry a three-year term.

The office will be closed on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, through Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, for winter break and Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No filings will be accepted on dates when the office is closed or when school is closed for inclement weather.

Any person interested in serving on the Mehlville School District R-9 School Board of Education will meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be a resident taxpayer of the Mehlville School District.
  • Have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one (1) year preceding their election.
  • Be at least 24 years of age.
  • Must not be delinquent in the payment of state income taxes, personal property taxes or real property taxes on their place of residence. If an applicant is a past or present corporate officer of any fee office, that office cannot be delinquent in the payment of any taxes owed the state.
  • Have not been found guilty of nor pled guilty to a felony under the federal laws of the United States of America or to a felony under Missouri law or an offense committed in another state that would be considered a felony in Missouri.
  • Not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender.
  • Have filed, or the treasurer of an existing candidate committee has filed, all required campaign disclosure reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission, when applicable for all previous elections in which they were candidates.

Under the provisions of Missouri Statute Section 115.124, if the number of candidates who file is equal to the number of positions to be filled by the election (three), no election will be held. However, if the number of candidates filing exceeds the number of positions, the annual school board election will be held on April 7, 2020. Per Mehlville School District Policy BBB-1, the names of qualified candidates shall be placed on the ballot in order of filing. For more information call 314-467-5000.

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