School Board Election Information

The Wolf 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.


May 2020 Board Election

The Wolfe City Independent School District will conduct a Board of Trustee election on May 2, 2020 to elect two full-term (3 years) Board of Trustee members.

Full term places up for election are currently being held by De Henslee and Dwayne Humphries.

 

Filing Period: Begins: January 15, 2020 Ends: February 14, 2020

Location: Wolfe City ISD Administration Office

505 W. Dallas Street

Wolfe City, Texas 75496

Contact: Nancy Sanders; sandersn@wcisd.net, for more information. 

Board of Trustee Candidate Application

 

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.


Election Calendar

January 15, 2020

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

February 14, 2020

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

April 2, 2020

Last day to register to vote.

April 20, 2020

First day of Early Voting by personal appearance.

April 28, 2020

Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance.

May 2, 2020

Election Day