• Board of Trustees General Election Information

    Places 3 (unexpired term), 6 & 7 

    Board members are elected at-large to three-year terms representing the entire AISD community. Early voting and Election Day polling places are established by the Collin County Elections Administrator.

    Notice of Deadline to File

    Allen ISD approved the Express Universal Voting System - December 16, 2019

    Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

     

    Voting Dates/Times/Locations

    Community members who are registered to vote and reside within Allen ISD boundaries may vote in the May 2020 general election for the Allen ISD Board of Trustees. Early voting dates and locations will be posted at a later date. Election Day is Saturday, May 2.

    Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at:

    Collin County Elections Administration Office (Main Early Voting Location)

    2010 Redbud Blvd, Suite 102, McKinney, Texas 75069

    Allen Municipal Court Facility 301 Century Parkway Allen, Texas 75002

     

    Filing Period

    If an individual is interested in serving on the Allen ISD Board of Trustees, the first day to file an application for a place on the ballot in a school district’s general election is the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5 p.m. on the 78th day before election day. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.055(a); Tex. Elec. Code § 144.005. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is 5 p.m. on the 74th day before election day.

    The filing period for the May 2020 election is January 15 - February 14, 2020. Candidate application packets will be available in the Allen Administration Building Lobby as well as on line.

    Requirements

    An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district’s filing authority, Dr. Maroba Zoeller and contain specified information about the candidate:

    • The candidate’s name, date of birth and occupation;
    • The candidate’s residence address or the address at which the candidate receives mail with a description of the location of the candidate’s residence,
    • The candidate's length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district as of the date the candidate swears the application
    • If available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate receives correspondence relating to the candidate's campaign;
    • The office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a full or unexpired term;
    • Statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; has not been determined by a court to be mentally incapacitated; has not been convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law; and swears an oath to support and defend the U.S. and Texas Constitution and laws.

    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 without the right to vote;
    • Has not been finally convicted of a felony;
    • 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;
    • Is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
    • Satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office

    Tex. Elec. Code § 141.001; Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066 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.
    • A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066.

    Candidate Applications and Forms

    Place 3 (unexpired term) -

    Kevin Cameron - Application, CTA, CFCP

    Place 6 -

    Polly Montgomery - Application, CTA, ACTA

    Sathyanarayana Sastry - Application, CTAACTA

    Place 7 - 

    Vatsa Ramanathan - Application, CTA

     

    Candidate Information & Form Links

    Board Academy Presentation - Dec. 10, 2019

     
    General Information  (Board Duties, Terms, Qualifications, etc.)
     
    Forms & Instructions (Political Advertising, Signage, Campaign Finance, etc.)
     
     

    Links to Additional Resources for Candidates