Board of Trustees Election – November 3, 2020

Board of Trustees Information

The Burkeville 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 Burkeville 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: Position 1, Position 2, Position 6, and Position 7. Eligible residents 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

Application forms can be picked up at the Burkeville ISD Administration Office, 231 CR 2090, Burkeville, Texas. They can also be accessed with the attached links.

Completed forms must be filed in a timely manner at the Burkeville 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

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

First Day to File for a Place on the Ballot

Last Day to File for a Place on the Ballot

Last Day to Register to Vote

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Last Day to Apply for a Ballot by Mail

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Election Day

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Polling Locations

Early Voting by Personal Appearance:

Burkeville ISD Administration Office, 231 CR 2090, Burkeville, Texas

Election Day:

Burkeville, Cade Building

Wiergate, Indian Hill Christ Sanctified

Toledo Bend, Community Center

Wiergate, Macedonia Baptist Church

Jamestown, West Chapel Baptist Church

PCT # 3

PCT # 4

PCT # 5

PCT # 14

PCT # 20

Contact Information

For additional information, contact Kim Urie, Executive Director of Communications and Projects, at 409-565-2201 or kurie@burkevilleisd.org or Trista Wood, Executive Secretary,  409-565-2201 or tristaw@burkevilleisd.org.