Board Election Filing Open

--Public Notice--

School Board Election


Cape Girardeau School District #63 encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the school board to file to be a candidate in the April 4, 2023 election. There are three positions available with three-year terms. Interested persons may file at the superintendent’s office located at 301 N. Clark Street, Cape Girardeau. Filing will begin on December 6, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Filing will end on December 27, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. In between, candidates may file by appointment only. Contact Beth Poyner at 573-335-1867 or to make an appointment.

Except for the first and last day of filing, filing will not occur on days that the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather or health-related reasons. The district may not open even on the first and last day of filing if weather conditions make it unsafe for school staff to travel. Filing will not occur on the following holidays and breaks when the school district’s offices are closed: December 19, 2022, through December 26, 2022.

The names of qualified candidates shall be placed on the ballot in order of filing, except for candidates who file on the first day, who will be listed on the ballot in random order and ahead of the names of candidates filing on a later date.

Candidates may obtain the official candidate filing packet of forms and instructions from the superintendent’s office. For qualifications and additional information on filing, contact Beth Poyner at 573-335-1867.


Beth Poyner

Secretary of the Cape Girardeau Board of Education