According to Texas Election Code § 141.001, an individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:
- is a United States citizen;
- is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
- has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
- has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
- has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
- for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;
- for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s name is written in; or
- for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
- is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
- satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.
Additionally, the individual must be a qualified voter to be eligible for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board (Texas Education Code § 11.061(b)). See Texas Election Code § 11.002 for the requirements to be a qualified voter.
According to Texas Education Code § 11.066, a person is ineligible to serve as a member of the board of trustees of a school district if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code § 43.021.
Next Board of Trustee Election is May 6, 2023.
Location to file application for place on the Ballot:
117 N Main
Daisetta, TX 77533
Positions up for election:
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