May 1, 2021 Election (cancelled due to no contested positions)
Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot
Application for Place on the QISD General Election Ballot
Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for City, School, or other Political Subdivisions
Texas Election Code
Eligibility: An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:
is a United States citizen;
is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date: for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;
for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s name is written in; or
for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
Tex. Elec. Code § 141.001.
The Texas Education Code imposes additional requirements:
To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code § 11.002.
Eligibility Requirement of candidate: Residence 1 year in Texas, 6 months in school district, 18 years of age, must be a registered voter in territory elected prior to filing deadline.