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Date of Trustee Election 

November 8, 2022 

 

Place of Election:

Buna ISD contracts with Jasper County to conduct elections. Polling places will be posted as soon as determined by Jasper County. 

 

Trustee Positions on 2022 Ballot 

3 Trustee At-Large Positions are scheduled for election

 

Eligibility—Texas Election Code Section 141.001 

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; 
  • 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. 

The Texas Education Code imposes an additional requirement: 

  • 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 43.021 regarding solicitation of prostitution. 

Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066. 

Filing to Run for Trustee 

Application for a place on the Buna ISD General Election Ballot 

(NOTE:  The application must be signed before a notary public. Notaries public are available at Buna ISD Central Office.) 

Designation of a Campaign Treasurer 

A candidate must file a designation of campaign treasurer before accepting any contribution or expending any contribution. A candidate may file such designation prior to filing an application for a place on the general election ballot. 

Dates for filing application: 

Monday, July 25, 2022 through Monday, August 22, 2022. 

 

Where to File application:

In Person: Buna ISD Central Office 

By Mail: Buna ISD, Attention: Penny Martin, PO Box 1087 Buna TX 77612

By E-mail: pemartin@bunaisd.net 

By Fax:  409-994-4808 

 

Campaign Finance Report 

Important Dates 

Monday, July 25, 2022 

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot 

Monday, August 22, 2022 

Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot 

Friday, August 22, 2022  

Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Last day to file Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report (Form C/OH) by candidate who has opponent on ballot (unless modified reporting selected*)
Monday, October 31, 2022 Last day to file Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report (Form C/OH) by candidate who has opponent on ballot (unless modified reporting selected*)

*See Ethics Commission, Frequently Asked Questions for Candidates 

Other Resources 

Present and Past Board Members

Board Notices, Agendas, Minutes

Board Operating Procedures

Board Policies/Revisions