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Three spots up for grabs in 2014 Nacogdoches ISD elections
Posted 01 - 02 - 2014

Nacogdoches ISD is looking to fill three very important positions — seats on its board of trustees.

They will join the seven-member board of trustees that determines the district's direction and makes decisions that affect nearly 1,000 employees and more than 6,400 students.

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 29, applications for these prestigious spots are being accepted at the District Support Center, 420 S. Shawnee St. The last day to file is Friday, Feb. 28, by 5 p.m.

Seats up for election in May include District II, District III and At-Large.

For more information on how to seek office — including a district boundary map — or for voting details, see the attached documents or visit the Nacogdoches ISD Election link which can be found under School Board at NacISD.


2014 Voting Information

Early Voting by personal appearance

Early voting is open to all registered voters.

Dates: April 28, 2014 – May 6, 2014 (Weekdays Only)

Location: C. L. Simon Recreation Center - 1112 North St. - Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Early Voting by mail

You may vote early by mail if you are:

• going to be away on Election Day and during early voting;

• sick or disabled;

• 65 years of age or older on Election Day; or

• confined to jail, but eligible to vote.

You can download the application for ballot by mail (ABBM) by clicking here, or send your request for an application to:

Holly Anderson Early Voting Clerk 420 S. Shawnee Street Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

Once received, read the instructions carefully, complete the ABBM form and return to the Early Voting Clerk at the above address. The dates applicable to the May 10, 2014 Election are as follows: the first day you may submit an ABBM is March 11, 2014; the last day (or deadline) to submit an ABBM is May 1, 2014---this is NOT A POSTMARK DATE---the ABBM must be RECEIVED IN THE OFFICE OF THE EARLY VOTING CLERK by May 1, 2014 in order for you to receive a ballot by mail.

Election Day Information

Date: May 10, 2014

Location: Thomas J. Rusk Academy of Fine Arts - 411 N. Mound St. - Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Nacogdoches ISD Board of Trustees 2014 Election Information

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each. Elections are conducted annually in May. Following the annual election, the board elects a president, vice president, and secretary to serve for a one year term.

The Nacogdoches ISD Board of Trustees will have three positions open for the May 10, 2014 Election;

• District II

• District III

• At-Large

Note: You must be a resident of the district you seek to represent.

Click here for District Boundary Map

Please look at the "Voting Information" link for information about Early Voting, Voting by Mail, and Election Day Voting.

Application process:

Candidate application packets will be available at the E.J. Campbell District Support Center located at 420 S. Shawnee Street, Nacogdoches, Texas after January 20, 2014. The application is also available for downloading from the Secretary of State’s website. Click here to download.

First day to file: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Last day to file: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications must be signed, notarized, and state the place for which the applicant is a candidate. Applications and completed forms should be turned into the Superintendent's office. All applications filed are public records and open to inspection upon request.

Qualifications for office are as follows (Click here for NISD Policy BBA Legal)

To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board Trustee, 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:

a. Totally mentally incapacitated and the person's mental capacity has not

subsequently been completely restored by a final judgment of a court exercising

probate jurisdiction; or

b. Partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote and the person's

guardianship has not been modified to include the right to vote or the person's

mental capacity has not been completely restored by a subsequent final judgment of

a court exercising probate jurisdiction.

4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been

pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities. Atty. Gen. Op.

LO 96 -14 (1996)

5. Be a resident of Texas and the District for the period of time described at CANDIDATE'S

RESIDENCY TERM, Tex. Const. Art. XVI, Sec. 14

a. An individual seeking election to the office of board member by having his or her

name placed on the ballot must have been a resident of the state for 12 months,

and a resident of the territory from which the office is elected for six months, prior

to the last date on which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot.

6. A person may not be elected Trustee of an independent school district unless the

person is a qualified voter. Education Code 11.061(b)

7. A candidate for Trustee representing the District at large must be a resident of the

District. A candidate for Trustee representing a single-member Trustee district must

be a resident of the district the candidate seeks to represent.

For more information contact:

Holly Anderson

Administrative Assistant

420 S. Shawnee Street

Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

(936) 569-5000 x8826

Helpful Links:

For more information on May 2014 election deadlines, please see the Secretary of State’s

Elections Division calendar at:

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division -

Texas Ethics Commission -

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