- 2021 Election Information
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Three seats on the Wayzata School Board are up for election on November 2, 2021. At that election, three members will be elected to the School Board to serve four-year terms. Affidavits of candidacy are available from the school district clerk at the Wayzata Public Schools Administration Building, 210 County Road 101 North, Plymouth, Minnesota.
A candidate for the Wayzata School Board must:
- Be an eligible voter,
- Be twenty-one (21) years of age or more on assuming office,
- Have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days before the election, and
- Must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same general election.
The period for filing affidavits begins on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 and ends on Tuesday, August 10 at 5 p.m. A filing fee of $2 must also be paid.
For more information, contact Jill Schwint at email@example.com or 763-745-5070.
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Am I registered to vote?
To verify if you are registered to vote at your current address, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State’s voter registration status page.
To register online, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's Online Voter Registration page.
Complete a Voter Registration Application Form, then follow the instructions on the form to mail in your voter registration.
Call 763-745-5000 to request a mailed copy of the voter registration application.
From September 17, 2021 to November 1, 2021 (Day prior to Election Day), you can visit Wayzata Public Schools District Administration Building at 210 County Road 101 N (Building in front of Gleason Lake Elementary) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, or vote absentee in-person. City of Minnetonka residents should follow the City of Minnetonka voting requirements.
You can register or update your registration when you vote at your polling place or at an early voting location. You will need proof of residence. Visit the Secretary of State’s website to learn more about documentation needed.
Absentee voting starts 45 days prior to each election (September 17, 2021). All eligible voters are allowed to vote absentee in Minnesota for any reason.
Absentee voting requires more steps than voting on Election Day. Absentee voters must complete an application to receive a ballot, and a certificate when casting the absentee ballot. Election judges compare the two documents before accepting the ballot. Absentee voting may be done in person or by mail.
Beginning 45 days prior to an election (September 17, 2021), District residents can vote in person from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Wayzata Public Schools District Administration Building at 210 County Road 101 N. City of Minnetonka residents should follow the City of Minnetonka voting requirements.
Please note - We will monitor the pandemic throughout 2021; follow national, state and local guidance; and implement any needed safety measures.
Hennepin County oversees all absentee voting by mail. For more information regarding absentee voting by mail, please visit Hennepin County's absentee voting page.
You can download an absentee ballot application from the Office of the Secretary of State.
Please be aware that witnesses are required for absentee ballots in 2021. Any registered Minnesota voter can serve as a witness for an absentee voter.
The school board of Wayzata Public Schools has seven members who are elected at large, to four-year terms. Elections for school board members are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November in odd-numbered years.
A candidate for the school board must meet the following qualifications:
- Be at least 21-years-old at the time the term of office begins
- Have resided in the school district for 30 days prior to the election
- Be an eligible voter, which includes the requirement that the individual be a citizen of the U.S
Affidavits of candidacy are available from the district’s Administration Building at 210 County Road 101 North, Plymouth, Minnesota. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for school board must not have any other affidavit on file for any other elected office during the same general election.
An eligible voter must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be a resident of the school district and maintain residence in the district for 20 days immediately preceding the election
School Board election results from previous elections are available on the Minnesota Secretary of State website going back to 1998.
Congratulations to the following four candidates who have been elected to serve four-year terms on the Wayzata School Board:
- Linda Cohen (1,425)
- Seanne Falconer (1,075)
- Bonita Lucky (1,133)
- Cheryl Polzin (1,441)
Newly-elected Board members will begin their terms at the January 13, 2020 organizational meeting. Wayzata School Board meetings are typically held the second Monday of the month at Wayzata City Hall at 7 p.m. The Board also conducts work sessions the fourth Monday of every month at 4 p.m. at the District Administration Building, located at 210 County Road 101 in Plymouth.
Unofficial results are posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State website.