It's school board election day in Iowa and the Bettendorf School Board race is the one of the hottest contests in the area this year.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters can find their precinct, registration status, candidate listings and sample ballots using the Scott County website. General voting information also can be accessed by calling 563-326-VOTE (8683).

Each of the school districts has at least one race for a board position.  In the Bettendorf district, seven candidates vie for three positions. The Davenport district has six candidates for its three board seats. There are four candidates for three seats in North Scott, and Pleasant Valley is divided by districts, and there is a race in LeClaire.

Candidates for the board at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, similarly divided into districts, are also on the ballot.

Cast your vote today and let your voice be heard!