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school board electionHempstead ISD School Board Trustee Elections

The Hempstead ISD Board of Trustees is made up of seven board members who are elected by the citizens of the district to represent the community's commitment to a strong educational program for the district's children. Trustees are elected each year in May and serve three-year staggered terms. Trustees serve without compensation, must be registered voters and must reside in the district.

Trustees are elected to a specific place on the board (ex. Place 1, Place 2, etc.) although they represent the entire district as a whole. Each year after the election is finalized, the Board elects officers (president, vice president, and secretary) for a one year term.

For more election information click here to visit the Texas Secretary of State Website


Election Notices will be posted at the links below as they become available:

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballet  
(posted in December)

Notice of Order of Election 
(posted in February for May Election)

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
(posted in February for May Election)

Notice of General Election
(posted in April for May Election)

Election Information

Important Election Dates

Here are some important at-a-glance dates to remember for the upcoming May General Trustee Election:

  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019: First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019: First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot
  • Friday, February 15, 2019: Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot
  • Monday, February 25, 2019: Drawing for Place on Ballot (HISD Central Administration) at 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019: Last Day to Register to Vote
  • Monday, April 22, 2019: First Day of Early Voting (Hempstead City Hall)
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019: Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
    (Received, not Postmarked)
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019:  Last Day of Early Voting (Hempstead City Hall)
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019: Election Day
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019: Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail
    (Election Day at 7:00 p.m.)