• 2021 VAN ISD SCHOOL BOARD GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

    The Van ISD Board of Trustees is comprised of seven members.  Election of board members shall be by place.  General election of board members shall be on the May uniform election date.  Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:

    Place 1, 2, and 3                2023, 2027, 2031, and in four-year intervals thereafter
    Place 4, 5, 6, and 7           2021, 2025, 2029, and in four-year intervals thereafter

    The Van ISD School Board Trustee General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2021. The General Election will be to elect four school board trustees to fill Place 4, Place 5, Place 6, and Place 7 for a term of four (4) years. To be elected, a candidate must receive more votes than any other candidate for the place. 

    Applications to file for a place on the Van ISD School Board Trustee General Election may be obtained at the Van ISD Administration Office, 549 E. Texas Street, Van, Texas 75790.  Applications must be signed under oath before a notary and must be received in the Van ISD Administration Office between 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2021, through Friday, February 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Candidates are also required to appoint a campaign treasurer and file the form with the Van ISD Election Administrator prior to collecting or spending any funds on his/her campaign. These and other required forms may also be obtained at the Van ISD Administration Office or on the Texas Ethics Commission website at www.ethics.state.tx.us.

    Applications may be delivered in person, by email at janet.lockett@vanisd.org, or by fax at 903-963-8797. 

    Van ISD Administration Office serves as your filing authority and must maintain neutrality in the electoral process. Any questions on reporting procedures, contributions, or expenditures should be addressed to the Texas Ethics Commission at 1-800-325-8506 or 512-463-5800, or online at the www.ethics.state.tx.us. You may direct questions about election laws to the Secretary of State at 1-800-252-8683 or 512-463-5650, or go online at www.sos.state.tx.us

    Application for ballots by mail will be received starting January 1, 2021 - April 20, 2021. The deadline for Ballots by Mail is May 1, 2021. 

    The last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 1, 2021. 

    Early voting will be conducted from April 19, 2021 - April 27, 2021. 

    Any question pertaining to elections may be addressed to Janet Lockett, Van ISD Election Administrator, at 903-963-8713 or by email at janet.lockett@vanisd.org.

    Notice of Deadline to File for Place on VISD School Board Election 2021