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2022 School Board Election

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The terms of three current Orono School Board seats are expiring in January 2023. On Election Day, November 8, 2022, voters will elect three residents to serve on the six-member School Board.  If you are interested in running for School Board, please review the following information and let us know if you have any questions. 

Elections & Candidacy

The period for filing an affidavit of candidacy for the office of School Board member begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. An affidavit of candidacy may be obtained from the Orono Public Schools District Office (685 Old Crystal Bay Road N, Long Lake, MN 55356) or on the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Important: All forms must be signed by candidate in the presence of the school district elections clerk at the Orono Schools District Office. The affidavit of candidacy also requires a $2.00 filing fee. 

If you’re interested, filing hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday with the exception of August 16, with filing hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Candidates must affirm:

  • I am eligible to vote in Minnesota.
  • I have not filed for the same or any other office at the upcoming primary or general election (except as provided in M.S. 204B.06, subd. 1 (2).
  • I am–or will be upon assuming office in January 2023–a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • I will have maintained residence in this district for at least 30 days before the general election date.
  • I have not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under Minn. Stat. 243.166.

2022 Orono School Board Election Dates & Deadlines

Date Time Event
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 8 a.m. Candidate Filing Period Opens*
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 5 p.m. Candidate Filing Period Closes*
Thursday, August 18, 2022 5 p.m. Deadline to submit affidavit of withdrawal to the Orono Schools District Office*
Thursday, August 25, 2022 TBD Information session detailing the roles and responsibilities of a school board member. Orono Schools District Office Assembly Room
Friday, September 23, 2022   Early voting begins in Minnesota
Thursday, October 6, 2022 TBD League of Women Voters School Board Candidate Forum at Orono High School
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Polling places are typically open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election Day

*All forms must be signed by candidate in the presence of the school district elections clerk at the Orono Schools District Office. The affidavit of candidacy also requires a $2.00 filing fee.

Questions? Please telephone 952-449-8300 or email info@orono.k12.mn.us

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