School Board Election Information

The next election will be held on May 7, 2022

 

The Wolfe City Schools Board of Trustees Election Information page is provided for introductory, informational purposes only and is not intended to be fully inclusive of all state law and local policy as it pertains to eligibility and filing requirements for the office of Trustee.

While we hope you will find the information provided here useful as a general overview and starting point, please be advised that Wolfe City ISD encourages all potential candidates to seek independent council in regard to eligibility and filing requirements.

 


The Wolfe City Independent School District will conduct a Board of Trustee election on May 1, 2021 to elect two full-term (3 years) Board of Trustee members. 

The Candidates will be placed on the ballot in the following order:

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Vote on Election Day
Voters registered in Texas can look up where to vote on Hunt County's site.

 

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Required Posting for those planning to pick up an application for candidacy:

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot 


Deadline to File and Times
Applications for a place on the Wolfe City Independent School District Regular Election ballot may be filed beginning Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. until Friday, February 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Normal office hours are 7:30am-4pm Monday-Friday, but will stay open one hour longer on Feb. 12, 2021 for election filing. 

**Candidate Packets and application are available for pick-up at 505 W. Dallas Street, Wolfe City, Texas 75496 

Requirements and Eligibility for filing for candidacy: 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; 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.

-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.


Jeannie Ash
Elections Administrator

2217 A Washington St.
Greenville, TX 75401

Ph: (903) 454-5467

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm

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Election Calendar

Januar 13, 2021

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

February 12, 2021

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

April 1, 2021

Last day to register to vote.

April 19, 2021

First day of Early Voting by personal appearance.

April 27, 2021

Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance.

May 1, 2021

Election Day