On September 8, 2015, the voters across the State of Iowa will go to the polls and vote for individuals to serve as members of their local School Boards. Being a Board Member is a volunteer position, yet an effective Board is vital to the success of the students of the district. The Board sets the vision for the district and creates policies and procedures they believe will take the school district toward that direction.
In the election on September 8, 2015, the voters of the Earlham School District will choose three new members for the Earlham School Board. Voting is one way that you can let your community know your opinion or position on an issue. I encourage you, as a registered voter, to try to make it to the polls on September 8, 2015, to cast your vote.
If you are unable to vote on September 8, 2015, you can always vote via absentee ballot. If you want to vote absentee, I recommend that you check the Secretary of State’s website at http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/electioninfo/absenteeinfo.html. Some of the key points regarding absentee voting are as follows: