The District will hold an Area III primary election on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 with the top two vote-getters joining the Area I and At-Large candidates in the spring election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
The February 15, 2017 Board Candidate Forum, sponsored by Elmbrook Parent Network and Leadership Council, is available for viewing by clicking on the link below:
Notice of School Board Elections
Please click on the pdf below for the complete Board Election Legal Notice
Board of Education Legal Notice.pdf
Nomination Signature Challenge Deadline
Friday, January 6, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. was the deadline for filing challenges for any candidate nomination signatures. No requests for review were made by this deadline, so the District will be moving forward with the primary election on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, for the Area III seat, and the spring election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, for the Area I, Area III and the At-Large seats. The Area III seat for the April 4 election will include the two top vote-getters from the February 21 primary.
Update Provided: January 6, 2017
Three Board of Education Seats up for Election on April 4, 2017
Area I Seat
This seat is currently vacant (Area I is roughly the northeast quadrant of the District). The seat is up for election to a full three-year term in 2017. Jon J. Dzurak and Allison Malnar have filed campaign registration statements, sufficient nomination signatures and declarations of candidacy, thereby completing the process of having their names placed on the April ballot. Nomination signatures were requested starting December 1, 2016.
Area III Seat
Tom Gehl is the incumbent for the Area III seat (Area III is roughly the southwest quadrant of the District) that is up for election to a full three-year term in 2017 and has filed a notice of noncandidacy advising the community that he will not be seeking reelection to this seat. Jimmy Schulgit, Jian Sun and Leanne Wied have filed campaign registration statements, sufficient nomination signatures and declarations of candidacy, so their names will be placed on the February 21 primary ballot. All three may function as candidates for this seat. Nomination signatures were requested starting December 1, 2016.
With three candidates for the Area III seat, a primary will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, for the Area III seat only, to reduce the number to two candidates for the April 4, 2017 election.
Kathryn Wilson is the incumbent for the At-Large seat that is up for election to a full three-year term in 2017. Kathryn Wilson has filed a campaign registration statement, a declaration of candidacy and sufficient nomination signatures, thereby completing the necessary steps to have her name placed on the April ballot. Kathryn Wilson may function as a candidate for this seat. Nomination signatures were requested starting December 1, 2016.
Updated: January 3, 2017
Board Candidate Informational Meetings
Two Board Candidate Informational Meetings have been held at the Central Administration Offices (CAO). Dates and times for these sessions were:
Monday, December 5, 2016 --- 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. --- CAO Conference Room 133
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 --- 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. --- CAO Conference Room 133
District residents interested in becoming candidates for the Board of Education were invited to meet with the District's Deputy Clerks, Senior Leaders, and a current Board member. Information about filing and functioning as a candidate and the commitment needed in being a Board member were presented. Time for questions, answers and next steps were also provided. For further information, please call 262-781-3030 Ext. 1140.
Elmbrook Board of Education April 4, 2017 Election Q&A - Filing to Declare Candidacy - December 1, 2016 - January 3, 2017
Please click on the Q and A pdf below for a document listing frequently asked questions regarding filing for Board Candidacy.
Forms for Filing as a Candidate for the Board of Education
Click here for a listing of four sample forms that are available for potential candidates to review. These forms are also available at the State Elections Division website: http://elections.wi.gov/forms
For instructions on obtaining a ballot and voting absentee, please click on the Municipal Clerks' offices listed below:
City of Brookfield
Village of Elm Grove
Town of Brookfield
City of New Berlin