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SSD seeks input on changing to by-trustee area elections

For immediate release


Alia Wilson

Communications Coordinator

Sunnyvale School District

(408) 522-8200 x 1084


Sunnyvale School District seeking input on changing to by-trustee area elections

SUNNYVALE, CA — September 13, 2021 — Like more than 300 school districts and 100 cities across the state, the Sunnyvale School District has started the process to change to by-trustee area elections. Switching to by-trustee elections will require the District to create five geographic trustee areas within the District, each assigned to one seat on the Board. Voters within each trustee area will vote only for candidates for the seat on the Board assigned to their trustee area. 

Once the process is complete, Board elections will be transitioned to by-trustee area elections beginning with the 2022 election.  The current Board members will continue in office until the expiration of their terms in 2022 or 2024.

The Sunnyvale School District Board of Education will hear a presentation on drawing trustee maps and will hold a pre-map public hearing at September 16 at 7 p.m. Board Meetings are held at the District Office located at 819 W. Iowa Avenue in the Board Room. For the agenda and the live stream link please go to:

For the full timeline for drawing the trustee areas please go to:

Please feel free to contact Jesus Romero, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, with any comments or questions about by-trustee area elections by calling (408) 522-8200 x1002 or by email at