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  • NOTICE OF ELECTION ON MAY 2, 2020


    Fort
    Bend Independent School District will conduct an Election for Trustees Position 1, 4, & 5 on May 2, 2020, the uniform election date established by statute. Fort Bend ISD elections are conducted pursuant to a Joint Election Agreement with Fort Bend County, which selects the location of early voting and Election Day voting centers.

      

       Current Officers of the Board of Trustees

     

       President:               Jason Burdine

       Vice President:      Addie Heyliger

       Secretary:               Dave Rosenthal

     

         After canvass of each election, the Board elects a president, vice-president and secretary to serve a one-year term. The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members.  Board members shall be elected for three–year terms, with elections conducted annually.  Election of Board members shall be by position.

     

       Fort Bend Independent School District

       16431 Lexington Blvd

       Sugar Land, TX 77479

      

     

       Eligibility and Filing for Candidacy.

     

       To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board member, a person must: 1. Be a United States citizen. 2. Be 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. 3. Have 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. 4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities. 5. Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the filing date. Election Code 1.020, 141.001(a); Gov’t Code 601.009; Brown v. Patterson, 609 S.W.2d 287 (Tex. Civ. App.—Dallas 1980, no writ); Tex. Const. Art. XVI, Sec. 14

     

       The first day that candidates may file for the May 2, 2020 Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees Election is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 and the deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020.  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

     

       Applications filed are public records and can be reviewed upon request.

     

       You may download the following forms, fill out and return to the central administration office located at 16431 Lexington Blvd.  Sugar Land, TX  77479 or you can pick up a packet at the central office during the hours listed.

     

       Contact:

       Gary Rosier

       Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees

       281-634-1008

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Election Information

  • Your Board of Trustees, comprised of seven local citizens, provides an important public service to the Fort Bend community and serves without compensation. In accordance with the Texas Elections Code, Fort Bend ISD calls Board elections for the first Saturday in May of each year. Vacancies occurring after the election are filled by appointment until the next election is conducted.

    Specific information on upcoming elections, including the election calendar and filing deadlines, will be posted to this page as it becomes available.  General information and statutory requirements regarding elections are available in Board policy: BBA (Legal), BBB (Legal) and BBB (Local)

     
    Trustees are elected to three-year terms on a rotating basis. Two are elected each year, one from each side of the district (Position 1, 2 and 3 on the West, and Positions 5, 6 and 7 on the East). Also, every third year, the “at large” Position 4, is elected.

    The seven Board of Trustees members are voted on by all residents of the district, and represent all residents of the District.
Last Modified on November 18, 2019