Welcome to the Midlothian ISD Trustee Elections Site.
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) - 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
Upcoming Elections for Midlothian ISD
- May 1, 2021 (Filing Time-line: January 13, 2021 - February 12, 2021)
- May 7, 2022 (Filing Time-line: January 19, 2022 - February 18, 2022)
- Candidate Information Workshop - February 8, 2021, 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
- Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot
- Application for a Place on the May 1, 2021 Ballot (January 13 - February 12, 2021)
- Important Dates for MISD School Board Election, May 1, 2021
- Starting Your Campaign - from the Texas Ethics Commission
Applications Received - Place 1
- Crystal Rentz
- Richard Pena
- Develda Edgington
- Steven Garippa
Applications Received - Place 2
- Lisa Castillo
- Gary Vineyard, Jr.
Applications Received - Place 3
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.
- 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 on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution. Tex. Educ. Code 11.066.