School Board Elections

Notice To File As Candidate For Election

Persons wishing to file as candidates for election to the Board of Education of the Platte County R-3 School District must file (in accordance with Board Policy BBB) at the District Education Center located at 998 Platte Falls Road, Platte City, Missouri, 64079.

Two board members will be elected at the General Municipal Election on April 6, 2021.  There are two, 3-year terms to be elected.  Elected board members must complete the eighteen and one-half (18.5) hours of board member training within the first year as mandated by the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri and one (1) hour of refresher training each year of any term in office.  Ballot order will be determined by the order of candidate filing with the exception of filing at 8:00 am on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, where ballot placement will be determined by random drawing, if necessary.

Dates, times, and instructions for scheduling appointments for filing are as follows:

  •  Filing opens on December 22 and will be open for all candidates at 8:00 am and will close at 9:00 am on that day. 
  • Candidate filing will continue until its conclusion on January 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm via scheduled appointments. 
  • Due to the nature of the pandemic, including COVID-19 restrictions, all candidate filing will be scheduled by appointment only by contacting Vicki Diggs at or 816-665-6976.

Click here for board candidate filing documents.  Please note, a person wishing to file as a board candidate MUST have these documents processed by the Board Secretary, Vicki Diggs, prior to 5:00 pm on January 19, 2021 before candidacy is official.

The following are informational and reference materials relating to serving on the Platte County R-3 School District Board of Education.

Vicki L. Diggs, BOE Secretary
Platte County R-3 School District, Board of Education
816-858-5420 x. 2100