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BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTIONS INFORMATION


Board members are elected by place to three-year terms representing Anna ISD. Early voting and Election day polling places are established by the Collin County Elections Administrator. 

ELECTION DAY

Election day is the first Saturday in May. Election Day is May 2, 2020.

IMPORTANT DATES

Jan 1, 2020

First day to apply for ballot by mail.

Jan 15, 2020

First day for filing applications for place on general election ballot.

Feb 14, 2020

Last day for filing application for place on ballot for election; must be received by 5:00 pm.

Feb 18, 2020

Last day for filing as write-in candidate in election.

Apr 2, 2020

Last day to register to vote.

Apr 20, 2020

First day of early voting by personal appearance. Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked).

Apr 28, 2020

Last day of early voting by personal appearance.

May 2, 2020

Election Day - Last day to receive ballot by mail.


REQUIREMENTS


An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district’s filing authority, Heather J. Mackey or another designated district employee; and contain specified information about the candidate:

• The candidate’s residence address or the address at which the candidate receives mail with a description of the location of the
   candidate’s residence;
• The candidate’s length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district (and single member district, if applicable) as of the
  date the candidate swears to the application;
• If available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate  receives correspondence relating to the
   candidate’s campaign;
• The office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a
   full or unexpired term;
• Statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; has not been determined by court to be mentally incapacitated; has not been
  convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law; and swears an oath to support and defend the U.S. and Texas
  Constitutions and laws.

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:
o for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a
candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;
o for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s
name is written in; or
o 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.

Tex. Elec. Code § 141.001; Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066. The Texas Education Code imposes additional requirements:

• To be elected to a school board, an individual 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. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code § 11.002.



(See Texas Election Code Title 9 Sec. 141.001 & Texas Education Code Sec. 11.061)


Notice of Deadline to File Application

Order of Election Resolution

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

Notice of Trustee Election
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