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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 in November 5, 2024.   


Election Administration Contact    

Jill Spear, Executive Assistant

(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  

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

2026   Terry Hurst, Trevor Hurst, & Corey White


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





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