COCISD Elections Information
COCISD School Board Election:
May 2, 2020
First day to file for a place on the ballot: January 15, 2020
Last day to file for a place on the ballot: February 14, 2020
Early voting begins: Monday, April 20, 2020
Last day of early voting: Tuesday, April, 28, 2020
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 2020, 2023, 2026, 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.
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.