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School Board Election

Board of Trustees Election – November 3, 2020

Board of Trustees Information

The Premont ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for four year terms and represent the entire school district.  Elections are held in November of even numbered years.  All Premont ISD residents who meet eligibility requirements as specified in Board Policy BBA (Legal) and Texas Education Code 11.061 and 11.002 may run for a position.  Four trustees positions will be up for election on November 3, 2020.  Eligible residents, residing within district boundaries in Jim Wells County Precincts 4 and 11 and Duval County Precinct 3, considering running for school board can access a free online training course through the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) which explains the roles and responsibilities of the position. The Texas Election Code designates the Secretary of State as the chief election officer of the State of Texas.  In order to provide information on the electoral process to all Texans, the office has prepared a guide with information regarding the election process. https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/index.shtml

Application Process

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf

https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/coh.pdf

https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/cfcp.pdf

Application forms can be picked up at the Premont ISD Administration office, 439 S. W. 4th Street, Premont, Texas.  They can also be accessed with the attached links. 

Completed forms must be filed in a timely manner at the Premont ISD Administration office.  All applications filed and information contained within those applications becomes public records and open to inspection upon request. 

Important Dates for the November 3, 2020 Election

Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline Thursday, June 18, 2020
First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Wednesday, January 1, 2020
First Day to File for a Place on the Ballot

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Last Day to File for a Place on the Ballot Monday, August 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, October 5, 2020
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, October 19, 2020
Last Day to Apply for a Ballot by Mail Friday, October 23, 2020
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Friday, October 30, 2020
Election Day Tuesday, November 3, 2020
   

Polling Locations 

Early Voting by Personal Appearance:

Premont City Hall, 200 S. W. 1st Street and Agnes Street, Premont, Texas and Jim Wells County Courthouse, 200 N. Almond, Alice, Texas

Election Day:

Premont Collegiate High School, 400 S. Elaine, Premont, Texas

Contact Information:

For additional information, contact Becky Fewox-Hinojosa, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, by phone at 361-348-3915, extension 200, email at bfewox@premontisd.net, or by mail at P.O. Box 530, Premont, Texas 78375