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The Board of Trustees is made up of seven trustees that are elected for rotating three-year terms. When a member’s term has expired, elections are held in May annually. Although Board members are elected to numbered positions, trustees represent the District as a whole, not specific geographic areas.
NOTICE OF POSTPONED BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the May 2, 2020 Pine Tree ISD Board of Trustees Election has been postponed to November 3, 2020.
Amended Order of Election
Pine Tree Central Administration
1701 Pine Tree Road
Longview, Texas 75604
Form, content, and Procedure:
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 (Tax Assessor or superintendent’s administrative assistant); and contain specified information about the candidate:
An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:
Tex. Elec. Code § 141.001; Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066.
The Texas Education Code imposed additional requirements:
The first date to file an application for a place on the ballot in a school district’s general election is the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5 p.m. on the 78th day before Election Day. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.055(a); Tex. Elec. Code § 144.005. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is 5 p.m. on the 74th day before Election Day.
Texas Election Code sections 141.001 (eligibility requirements) and 141.0031 (application requirements)
District policies: BBA(LEGAL) (Eligibility/Qualifications) and BBBA(LEGAL) (Conduction Elections)
Secretary of State Elections Division website, including Terms, Qualifications, and Vacancies; VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ; Candidacy for Local Policial Subdivisions; and Running for Local Offices.
Texas Ethics Commission
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