2021 School Board Election - November 2nd

Serving on a school board is a challenging job that requires leadership, vision and dedication. A school board member is entrusted with one of the most important responsibilities that can be assigned to a citizen: ensuring that Iowa schools help students reach high levels of educational achievement.

Three positions on the seven-member Bettendorf Board of Education are up for election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

Thank you to our seven residents who have announced their candidacy for the Bettendorf School Board!

  • Andrew Champion (incumbent)
  • Analicia Gomes
  • Adam Holland (incumbent)
  • Traci Huskey
  • Richard Lynch (incumbent)
  • Linda Smithson
  • Melissa Zumdome

The candidates are running to fill three open positions. We will post our candidates’ profiles and pictures on the district website on September 22.

Information for Candidates

Bettendorf Board of Education

IowA association of School Board

School Board Elections | School Board Election - FAQ

Iowa Secretary of State

Candidate’s Guide to School Election | Affidavit of Candidacy | Nomination Petition

Each candidate must file an affidavit of candidacy and nomination petitions with 50 signatures of voters registered to vote in the Bettendorf Community School District. The affidavit of candidacy and nomination petitions must be filed together and turned into the BCSD Administration Center, 3311 18th St., Bettendorf by 4:30 pm September 16th.


August 23 - September 16 Applications Due - BCSD Administration Center
September 21 Last Day for Candidates to withdraw/file objections
TBD BCSD School Board Candidate Forum
November 2 Board Election
November 11 Incoming Board Meeting