COCISD Elections Information
Unofficial results of the COCISD Board of Trustee Election for Position #1 and Position #2 on Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Trustee Position #1:
William B. Baker - 319 total votes
George Standly, Jr. - 309 total votes
Trustee Position #2:
Ashney Shelly - 333 total votes
Dale Richards - 291 total votes
Dixie Marshall - 24 total votes
The new trustees will be officially sworn in at the next regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24, at the Jones Educational Complex.
School Board Elections
The COCISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are elected by position to serve for three-year terms. This is a non-paid position. Elections are held annually on the May uniform election date.
Positions #1 and #2 shall be held in 2021, 2024, 2027 and in three-year intervals thereafter.
Positions #3 and #4 shall be held in 2022, 2025, 2028 and in three-year intervals thereafter.
Positions #5, #6, and #7 shall be held in 2023, 2026, 2029 and in three year intervals thereafter.
Candidate Eligibility Requirements
Each candidate must meet the requirements as outlined in COCISD Policy BBA(LEGAL), and must file a completed application for a place on the ballot before the posted deadline.
Eligible candidates may submit their application for a place on the ballot in person at the Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD Administration office located at 14210, SH 150 West, in Coldspring, or by mail to COCISD, attn: Cindy Elliott, PO Box 39, Coldspring, TX 77331. Applications must be filed no later than the end date posted on the Notice of Deadline to File Applications for place on the Ballot.
Election Forms and Notices:
Notices are posted in descending order.
Texas Secretary of State - Information on school elections and procedures.
VoteTexas.gov - Texas voter information.
Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) - This is a great resource for anyone who would like to know more about the role of a school board, how to become a board member, and governance of a school district.