How many members are on the 艾美影库 艾美影库 School Board and how long do they serve?

The Board consists of seven members serving terms of four years, with elections held on the November uniform election date in even numbered years. The terms of half of the Board members, or as near to half as possible, expire every even-numbered year.

Where can I find information about eligibility requirements to run and serve on the School Board?

Eligibility requirements are outlined in .

Where can I find information about how to file an application for a place on the November 5, 2024 ballot for the 艾美影库 艾美影库 Board of Trustees Election?

This information is available on our Board Elections page.

What forms am I required to file?

Please note:聽 艾美影库 艾美影库 does not notarize candidate election forms. Forms must be notarized prior to submission.

  • Per the , all candidates must file Form CTA even if they do not intend to raise or spend any money for their campaign. Form CTA is required to be filed before a candidate files an Application For A Place on the Ballot form, raises or spends any money for their campaign, or announces their candidacy. More information can be found on the .
  • – The first day to file an application for a place on the November 5, 2024 ballot for the 艾美影库 艾美影库 Board of Trustees is Monday, July 22, 2024. The last day to file is Friday, August 23, 2024. More information regarding Methods of Filing can be found on the Board:Elections page.
  • –  All candidates are required to file a Campaign Finance Report using Form C/OH with the school district even if they have no campaign activity or were unsuccessful in the election. Annual filing schedules and due dates are available on the . More information about Campaign Finance Reports can be found in the

Where do I file campaign finance reports, with the Texas Ethics Commission or with the school district?

Campaign Finance Reports are filed with the school district. You may file your report by email ([email protected]), mail, or in person during normal hours of operation. Annual filing schedules and due dates can be found on the .

  • Physical address for filing applications in person or by common carrier:
    Attn: Cindy Anderson
    艾美影库 I.S.D.
    204 W. South St.
    艾美影库, TX 78641
  • Address if filing applications by mail:
    Attn: Cindy Anderson
    艾美影库 I.S.D.
    PO Box 218
    艾美影库, TX 78646-0218

Who do I contact with questions or for help with campaign finance reporting issues? 

The Texas Ethics Commissions publication, , is a good place to start. The includes links to many publications and guides to assist candidates, including a .

In addition, campaign finance forms all have associated guides to assist in the completion of the forms. For questions not answered in these guides, filers should call the Texas Ethics Commission at 512-463-5800. Because campaign finance laws are very complex, the Texas Ethics Commission does not expect or require local filing authorities such as school districts to be Title 15 experts. 

Where can I find information regarding Political Advertising? 

  • has links to several important publications on this topic.

May I visit campuses to discuss campaign issues? 

prohibits candidates for public office and other citizens engaging in political activities from visiting campuses during school hours for the purposes of soliciting votes or discussing campaign issues. 

May I distribute campaign information or post campaign signs on district property? 

Per , political advertising signs and campaign literature for candidates for District Board members shall not be permitted on District property during working hours prior to the day of the election. Candidates and their campaign organizations shall not use the District鈥檚 electronic mail system to send campaign literature to employees. After business hours (4:30 p.m.) on the day preceding an election, signs and campaign literature may be placed on District property in accordance with state law. Campaigns and candidates are limited to five (5) signs per site. Such signs and campaign literature shall not be attached to structures, fences, or trees, however, and shall be in accordance with provisions of , and the . []. All signs should be limited to small, H-Stake wired frame yard signs, with a maximum size of eighteen inches (18鈥) tall and twenty-four inches (24鈥) wide. Single stake signs are prohibited. Signs shall be in good repair, not torn or damaged, and shall not have lighting, sound, or any moving elements. Signs may not be placed in a location or manner that may constitute or create a traffic hazard. All signs must be removed from District property the day following the election.

May I use the 艾美影库 艾美影库 logo or mark for my campaign?

Candidates are not permitted to use the 艾美影库 艾美影库 logo or mark for campaign promotion. 艾美影库 艾美影库 protects all District and campus trademarks including names, logos, mascots, and symbols from unauthorized use. ()

Where can I find additional information?

In addition to the district鈥檚 Board Elections page, which contains links to many forms and guides, additional resources for Candidates are available on the following websites:

  •  The Texas Secretary of State website
  • The Texas Ethics Commission website
  • Texas Ethics Commission:
  • The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a free online training course, , designed by experienced school board members especially for people considering running for the school board. This course explains what to expect when serving as a school board member.

For additional election information, please contact Cindy Anderson by email at [email protected], or by phone at 512-570-0016.