School Board and Election Information

Ash Creek School Board Opening

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Write-In Candidates

Write-in candidate names will not be printed on the ballot. A list of write-in candidates and the offices they seek will be posted in a conspicuous location inside the polling location and on the County Website. A vote for a write-in candidate is cast only when the voter writes the candidate’s name on the ballot at the appropriate line for the office and fills in the oval on the ballot. Any person who does not file a timely Write-In Nomination Paper shall not be counted in the tally of ballots. A.R.S. §16-312 (C).

  • Any person desiring to become a write-in candidate for an election that has not been cancelled shall file a Write-In Nomination Paper not later than September 29, 2022

Candidate Statement for County Website

Candidates may submit a 500 word statement and a  recent photograph for posting on the Cochise County School Superintendent's website.

  • Candidate statements shall either be typewritten or electronically submitted and will be posted verbatim, as received. 
  • If a candidate does not submit a statement, the county school superintendent’s website shall state “no response submitted” for the candidate.  
  • The photograph should be no larger than 2 inches x 3 inches. 
  • Statements and photographs may be submitted through September 23, 2022. Statements can be sent by email to Nikki Madden, at, or mail to 4001 E. Foothills Dr., Sierra Vista, 85635.  
In the 2022 Candidate Handbook, 
Information for Candidate Forms and Filing begins on Page 26.