Election Information

SCHOOL TRUSTEE ELECTION - NOVEMBER 3, 2020

Current state law requires a candidate for trustee of an independent school district to be a qualified voter by the time required by Election Code Section 141.001. An application for place on the ballot (PDF) must be filed with the Superintendents designee at the ECISD Administration Building located at 411 N. 8th Street, Edinburg, Tx. In a general election held by a school district, an application for a place on the general election ballot (PDF) must be filed with the Superintendents designee.

DISTRICT CONTACTS:

Gilbert Garza, Jr., Interim Superintendent, g.garza@ecisd.us - 956-289-2300

Dr. Mario H. Salinas, Assistant Superintendent for Support Services, m.salinas@ecisd.us - 956-289-2302

Robert Peña, Jr., ECISD Board Secretary, robert.pena@ecisd.us - 956-289-2300

TERMS AND ELECTION SCHEDULE:

Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:
Places 1, 2, 3 and 5: The election for places 1, 2, 3 and 5 shall be held in November 2022, 2026, 2030, and in four-year intervals thereafter.
Places 4, 6, and 7: The election for places 4, 6, and 7 shall be held in November 2020, 2024, 2028, and in four-year intervals thereafter.


ELECTIONS HELD IN NOVEMBER EVEN YEARS


NEXT GENERAL ELECTION:
November 3, 2020

FIRST DAY TO FILE:
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Date moves to next business day, Monday, July 20, 2020

LAST DAY TO FILE:
Monday, August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.


LAST DAY TO FILE DECLARATION OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY:
Friday, August 21, 2020

Current Board Members (Place & Term)

Place 1 Dominga "Minga" Vela d.vela@ecisd.us Term: 2018-2022
Place 2 Oscar Salinas oscar.salinas@ecisd.us Term: 2018-2022
Place 3 Leticia "Letty" Garcia letty.garcia@ecisd.us Term: 2018-2022
Place 4 Robert Peña Jr. robert.pena@ecisd.us Term: 2016-2020
Place 5 Xavier Salinas xavier.salinas@ecisd.us Term: 2018-2022
Place 6 Carmen Gonzalez cn.gonzalez@ecisd.us Term: 2016-2020
Place 7 Miguel "Mike" Farias miguel.farias@ecisd.us Term: 2016-2020
 
Board Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm

Early Voting Dates:
Early voting begins Monday, October 19, 2020
and ends on Friday, October 30, 2020

Early Voting Polling Places:

Early Voting Dates & Times:
Monday thru Saturday, October 19-24, 2020
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday thru Friday, October 26-30, 2020
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Election Day - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Election Day County Wide Polling Locations Open 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Local Polling Places:

Requirements for School Trustee:
Board Policy BBB Legal (Board Members Elections)
Board Policy BBA Legal (Board Members Eligibility/Qualifications)
Board Policy BBB Local (Board Members Elections)
Board Policy BBBA Legal (Elections Conducting Elections)

Additional Information:
Candidate Application for a Place on the Ballot
Declaration of Write-In Candidacy
Uniform Election Date - Tuesday, November 3, 2020