Monday, June 22, 2015

So You Want To Run For Village Board Or School Board

So you're thinking about serving on the Dorchester Village Board or Dorchester Public School Board?

Even though the 2016 election is months away, if you are considering running for local public office, or filing for re-election, it's time to get your campaign in order.

Two of the five village board seats are up for election next year, including an open seat left by this month's resignation of Brandon Koll.

The school board will have three seats up on the ballot -- those of Lindsey Zoubek, Mark Bors and Brad Havlat.

For those interested in school board, the filing deadline for anyone currently holding public office is Feb. 16, 2016.  It is March 1, 2016 for non-incumbents.  

For village board -- since the race does not have a primary election -- the filing deadline for those already in public office is July 15, 2016 for the general election.  For non-incumbents it is August 1, 2016.  

Those seeking election or re-election must submit the proper paperwork to the Saline County Clerk and Elections Commissioner. 

Additional information can be obtained by calling (402) 821-2374 or e-mailing


  1. I think that Bill Velder should run.

  2. I hope carol olson runs. To my knowledge she's the only persons who lives in city limits and actively participates in the community foundation group. These are the type of committed and knowledgeable people we need at the village board who can talk rationally and with a high IQ.


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