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Election Info

ABOUT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each. Elections are conducted in May. While candidates run for specific places, they do not represent single-member districts specific to geographical areas. Following the election, the board elects a president, vice president, and secretary to serve for one-year terms.

 

 

TERMS AND ELECTION SCHEDULE

Board members shall be elected for three-year terms, with elections conducted annually, as follows:
Place 1 & 2
The election for Place 1 and 2 shall be held in 2020, 2023, 2026, and in 3-year intervals thereafter.
Place 3, 4 & 5
The election for Place 3, 4, & 5 shall be held in 2021, 2024, 2027, and in 3-year intervals thereafter.
Place 6 & 7
The election for Place 6 and 7 shall be held in 2022, 2025, 2028, and in 3-year intervals thereafter.

 

MAY  62023 ELECTION DATES

First day to file for place on the ballot: January 18, 2023
Last day to file for place on the ballot: February 17, 2023
Last day to file as write in candidate: February 21, 2023
Last day to register to vote: April 6, 2023
Early voting begins: April 24, 2023
Last day to apply for ballot by mail: April 25, 20223
Last day of early voting: May 2, 2023
Last day to receive ballot by mail: May 6, 2023
Election day: May 6, 2023

Notice Cancellation of Election for Places 3, 4, and 5
Notice of Deadline To File An Application For Place On The Ballot
Notice of General Election For Other Political Subdivisions
 

Polling Locations:
Early voting – Poteet ISD Administrative Office
Election day – Poteet Jr. High School

APPLICATION PROCESS

• Candidates filing period to file application for place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 18, 2023, to Friday, February 17 2023 from 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

• All applications filed are public records and open to inspection upon request.
Completed forms must be filed in the Poteet ISD Administrative Office at 1100 School Drive, Poteet, Texas 78065.

 

 

 

CANDIDATES GUIDE TO PRIMARY AND   GENERAL ELECTION

The Texas Election Code designates the Secretary of State as the chief election officer of the State of Texas. In order to provide information on the electoral process to all Texans, his office has prepared this guide in the expectation that increased information will result in increased participation.
Information available at:
https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/index.shtml

 

ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS

Policy BBA(Legal) under board policy:
2022 School Board Candidate Information and Qualifications