School Board Elections 2024

    Manor Independent School District

    10335 U.S. Highway 290

    Manor, TX 78653

    (512) 278-4007

    November 2024 Upcoming Election

    Place 5:
    Temeika Durden (At Large)
    Place 6:
    Monique Celedon (At Large)
    Place 7: 
    Janie Cortez (At Large)


     November 2022 Election Results

    Place 1:
    Stephanie Rodriguez-Barnett
    Place 2:
    Dr. Mary L. Thomas
    Place 3: 
    2. Ana Cortez 
    Place 4: 
    1. Fabian Martinez


    Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)

    Application for a Place on the Ballot

    Campaign Treasurer Appointment Form


    Eligibility, Requirements and Process for Filing for Candidacy for School Board Trustee:

    Form, Content, and Procedure:

    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, 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 (and single member district, if applicable) as of the date the candidate swears to 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 Constitutions and laws.

    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;
    • 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.

    Process & Important Dates:
    To file for a place on the ballot:

    - The completed application and accompanying forms can be submitted via e-mail to or sent by mail to the following address: Attn: School Board Secretary, Manor Independent School District, 10335 US HWY 290 E Manor, Texas 78653. Submitted applications must be received, with notary, by the deadline of 5:00 p.m. on the due date (will be updated once they are released).

    Please contact Laura Perez via phone at (512) 278-4007 or via e-mail at, if you have any questions. 

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