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Board Member Elections

On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, an election will be held in the Appleton Area School District for the office of School Board Member. If a primary is required, it will be held on February 20, 2024. Two (2) candidates will be elected to succeed the current incumbents when their terms of office expire on Sunday, April 21, 2024.

Following the Ballot-Eligibility Deadline of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, candidates, having submitted the required ballot access documents, will qualify to appear on the ballot. A drawing of lots to determine ballot order for the election will be held on Monday, January 8, 2024, during the regular Board of Education Meeting. 

The following candidates have qualified and will appear on the ballot for the AASD School Board Spring Election on April 2, 2024 (listed by ballot order):

  1. Edward A. Ruffolo
  2. Kay S. Eggert

Please visit for important voter information, including how to register, where to vote, and what’s on your ballot.  


All ballot access forms are due by 5:00 p.m. on January 2, 2024. You may utilize the ballot access documents below to qualify for the April 2024 election. Candidate packets are also available at the Scullen Leadership Center, 131 E. Washington Street, Suite 1A, Appleton.


Dec. 23, 2022  Deadline for Incumbents to File a Notification of Noncandidacy
By filing the Notification of Noncandidacy, the incumbent(s) listed here have given advance notice that they do not presently intend to be a candidate for reelection to their school board office.  
 - James R. Bowman filed Notification of Noncandidacy on December 21, 2022


Dec. 1, 2023 First Day that Nomination Papers May be Circulated for Signatures.
Not less than 100, nor more than 200 are required. It is strongly recommended that a Campaign Registration Statement (Form CF-1) be on file with the District prior to circulating Nomination Papers. 
Jan. 2, 2024 Deadline for Filing Ballot Access Documents
Declaration of Candidacy, Campaign Registration Statement, and Nomination Papers must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2024 Spring Primary Election (if necessary)
April 2, 2024 Spring Election
April 22, 2024 School Board Members Take Office


Contact Kayla Malott, Deputy Clerk for School Board Elections, at (920) 852-5300 ext. 60111 or via email at

For Campaign Finance questions, please contact the Wisconsin Ethics Commission directly at (608) 266-8123 or via email at 

For other election questions, please contact the Wisconsin Elections Commission at (608) 266-8005 or via email at