INFORMATION FOR MANOR ISD BOARD MEMBER CANDIDATES


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  • CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Manor Independent School District

    10335 U.S. Highway 290

    Manor, TX 78653

    (512) 278-4002

     

    MANOR ISD BOARD MEMBER PLACES AVAILABLE FOR RE-ELECTION NOVEMBER 3, 2020:

    Place 5 – Temeika Thomas (4 year term)

    Place 6 – Monique Celedon (4 year term)

    Place 7 – Janie Serna (4 year term)

     

    EARLY VOTING DATES:

    October 13, 2020 – October 30, 2020

    10335 US Highway 290  Manor, TX (MISD Central Office Building)

     

    ELECTION DATE:

    November 3, 2020

    10335 US Highway 290  Manor, TX (MISD Central Office Building)

     

    For more information on voting see:  Travis County Clerk

     

    REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDACY

    To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board member, a person must

    1. Be a United States citizen.
    2. Be 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.
    3. Have 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.
    4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
    5. Have 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:
      1. For an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.
      2. For a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in.
      3. For an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made.
    6. Be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described at item 5, above.

     

    Election Code 1.020, 141.001(a); Gov’t Code 601.009; Brown v. Patterson, 609 S.W.2d 287 (Tex. Civ. App.—Dallas 1980, no writ); Tex. Const. Art. XVI, Sec. 14

     

    FILING DATES:

    July 18, 2020 – August 17, 2020 5:00 p.m.

    Applications must be notarized and received by 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2020 by appointment, or by mail.

     

    Our mailing address is:

    Manor Independent School District

    Superintendent's Office

    10335 US Highway 290

    Manor, TX 78653

     

    Because the Manor ISD district office is physically closed, you may schedule an appointment if you choose to submit your application in person.  Please contact Jeannette Meador at 512.278.4002 or Jeannette.Meador@ManorISD.net to schedule an appointment.

     

    CAMPAIGN FINANCE:

    Candidates are strongly encouraged to educate themselves on the requirements for campaign financing.

    Under Title 15 of the Texas Election Code, candidates running for an office must file campaign contribution and expenditure reports. For further information and all questions about such disclosure filings, campaign finance, and political advertising, please contact the Texas Ethics Commission at 201 E. 14th, 10th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701; or call 512-463-5800.  Texas Ethics Commission

     

    REQUIRED FORMS:

    Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot

    Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer

     

    FOR MORE RESOURCES ON BECOMING A BOARD MEMBER, VISIT THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARD (TASB):

    Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)

Notice to File Application, Place 5

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Notice to File Application, Place 7

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