Board of Trustees Elections

  • The Channelview ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are elected by position. The general election of board members shall be on the November uniform election date, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday, Tex. Elec. Code §41/001(a), at Harris County approved voting locations.

    Board members are elected to four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows, Positions 1, 2, and 3 shall be held in 2020, 2024, 2028 and in four-year intervals thereafter. The election for Positions 4, 5, 6, and 7 shall be held in 2022, 2026 and in four-year intervals thereafter. To be elected, a candidate must receive a majority of the votes cast for the position.

    Requirements, Eligibility, Deadline for filing for candidacy

    Links are listed to candidate application and declaration of write-in candidacy forms (the Elections Division offers these forms); to Texas Election Code sections 141.001 (eligibility requirements) and 141.0031 (application requirements); to the district’s BBA(LEGAL) (Eligibility/Qualifications) and BBBA(LEGAL) (Conducting Elections) policies; and/or to relevant resources on the Elections Division Website, including Terms, Qualifications, and Vacancies; VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ; Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions; and Running for Local Offices.

    The first day to file an application, CISD Trustee Candidate Application,  for a place on the ballot in a school district’s general election is the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5 p.m. on the 78th day before election day. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.055(a); Tex. Elec. Code § 144.005. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is 5 p.m. on the 74th day before election day.