Midlothian Independent School District

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Trustee Elections

CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Candidate Applications received
PLACE 6
  • tAMI tOBEY
 
pLACE 7
  • Shari Dawson
  • ed harrison

Midlothian ISD Trustee Elections 

According to policy, Midlothian Independent School District holds an election each year for the selection of Trustees.  By law, Midlothian is subject to conducting a joint election with a local entity such as the City of Midlothian and/or Ellis County Elections Administration for each election and must facilitate the Trustee Election on a uniform election date in either May or November.  Midlothian holds elections in May of each year.

Based upon policy BBB (LOCAL) & (LEGAL) - SCHEDULE OF ELECTIONS, Trustees shall be elected by position or place for three-year terms with elections held annually, as indicated below:

  • Trustee Place 1, 2, and 3 - 2018, 2021, and 2024
  • Trustee Place 4 and 5 - 2019, 2022, and 2025
  • Trustee Place 6 and 7 - 2020, 2023, and 2026

Eligibility / Tex. Elec. Code 141.001

  • is a United States citizen;
  • is 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;
  • has 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;
  • has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
  • has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
    • for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
    • for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in; or
    • for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
  • is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
  • satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

Tex. Educ. Code Additional Requirements

  • To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code 11.002.
  • A person is ineligible to serve as a member of the board of trustees of a school district if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Section 43.021, Penal Code.

Complaint Forms: 

Should you have a complaint related to the election, please utilize the form below with the Texas Ethics Commission. 

File a Complaint