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Election Information



Board members are elected for four-year terms with elections conducted biennially on the November uniform election date. The next general election of the Board of Trustees will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.    


The Bland Independent School District cancellrd the election scheduled to be held on November 8, 2022 in accordance with Section 2.053(a) of the Texas Election Code.

The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected following the general election date, November 8, 2022:

Terry Hurst

Trevor Hurst

Corey White


Election Administration Contact    

Jill Spear, Executive Assistant to Superintendent/Board

(903)776-2239             Fax (903)776-2240


Bland ISD Administration Building 

2556 Lake Avenue, Farmersville, TX 75442 (physical address)

PO Box 216, Merit, TX 75458  (mailing address)


Elected Officers & Year Elected Officer’s Term Expires

2022    Terry Hurst, Trevor Hurst, & Ken Pendergrass 

2024    Trent Poe, Jeff Striplin, Cody Welborn, & Kendal Wright 


Candidate Eligibility Requirements

· Residence -- 1 year in state and 6 months in school district prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)

· Age -- 18 years

· Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline

· In addition to the general felony rule at Election Code Sec. 141.001 (finally convicted), must not be convicted (finally convicted or otherwise) of specific crimes in Education Code in time to serve. Sec. 11.066


Application for a Place on the Ballot for General Election

School Board Candidate Guide

Notice of Deadline to File an Application For Place on the Ballot

Certification of Unopposed Candidates

Order of Cancellation                                



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