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General Election Information

General Election Information

Board members are elected for three-year terms. 
If a Trustee vacates his/her position prior to the end of the term, the opening for the unexpired term will be filled either by appointment by the Board of Trustees or by Special Election.  The seat will then be subject to the regular election cycle.

Board of Trustee Elections for Alpine ISD are held annually, in May, on a three-year rotation cycle. 
Election for Single Member District Board of Trustee # 2 and # 6 will be held in 2020, and every third year, thereafter.
Election for Single Member District Board of Trustee # 1, # 3, and #4 will be held in 2021, and every third year, thereafter.
Election for Single Member District Board of Trustee # 5 and # 7 will be held in 2022, and every third year, thereafter.

The next election will be held on May, 2, 2020.  State law requires that school districts hold their elections, jointly, with another entity.  Therefore, the Alpine ISD Board of Trustee elections are held jointly with the City of Alpine, and are conducted in the Alpine City Hall Council Chambers at 803 W. Holland Avenue, Alpine, Texas.

Application Process:
The candidate filing period to file an application for a place on the May 2020 ballot is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020.

All applications filed are publlic records and open to inspection  upon request.

A candidate application for a place on the ballot must:

  1. Be in writing;
  2. Be signed and sworn to before a person authorized to administer an oath in this state by the candidate and indicate the date that the candidate swears to the application;
  3. Be timely filed with the appropriate authority; and
  4. Include all statutorily required information.

Completed forms must be filed in the Alpine ISD Administration Office, located at 704 W. Sul Ross Avenue, Alpine, Texas 79830. 

Eligibility/Qualifications
Guidelines for candidates for Board of Trustee positions may be found in Alpine ISD Board Policy BBA(Legal)
 

For additional information on the Alpine ISD election process, call 432-837-7700, option 4 or email elections@alpineisd.net.