Current Election Information

Saturday, May 1, 2021

 Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot:

Candidate applications can be filed in the
Elkhart ISD Administration Office
located at 301 E. Parker, Elkhart, TX 75839
Monday, January 13, 2021 –  5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 12, 2021. 
Office Hours:Monday- Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The office will remain open on the last day to file until 5:00 p.m. on
Friday, February 12th, 2021. 
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Candidate Eligibility: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;
  • 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;
  • Must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S.. citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony;
  • Has not been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code §43.02(b) regarding prostitution. 
  • A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a
    felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution.
    Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066.
Tex .Educ.Code §11.061; Texas Election Code  §§11.002;11.066;and 141.001.
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If there are questions regarding Elkhart ISD Elections, contact information is listed below: 
Mail: Elkhart Independent School District
Attn: Rachell Glenn, Early Voting Clerk
301 East Parker 
Elkhart, Texas 75839 
 
Phone: 903-764-2952                     Email: rglenn@elkhartisd.org