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    School Trustee Election 

    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 the place on the ballot (PDF) must be filed with the elections administrator at the DISD Business and Finance Office located at 116 North 10th Street, Donna, Texas.  In a special election held by a school district, an application for a place on the special election ballot (PDF) must be filed with the elections administrator of the district.

     

    District Contact:
    Ludivina A. Cansino, Assistant Superintendent of Business & Finance, ludivina.cansino@donnaisd.net, 464-1620.

     

    Terms and Election Schedule:
    Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:

    Places 1, 2, 3, & 4:  The election for places 1,2,3, & 4 shall be held in 2020,2024,2028, and in four year intervals, thereafter.

    Places 5,6, & 7: The election for places 5,6, & 7 shall be held in 2022,2026,2030. and in four-year intervals, thereafter.

     

     

    ELECTIONS HELD IN NOVEMBER EVEN YEARS

     

    NEXT GENERAL ELECTION:
    November 3, 2020
    116 North 10th Street

     

    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 AND TERM)
    Place 1 Valentin Guerrero valentinguerrero@donnaisd.net Term 2016-2020
    Place 2 Dr. Donna Mery donna.mery@donnaisd.net Term 2016-2020
    Place 3 Alicia Reyna alicia.reyna@donnaisd.net Term 2016-2020
    Place 4 Eva C. Watts ewatts@donnaisd.net Term 2016-2020
    Place 5 David De Los Rios ddelosrios@donnaisd.net Term 2018-2022
    Place 6 Lt. Col.(Ret) Robert Perez roberto.perez@donnaisd.net Term 2018-2022
    Place 7 Dr. Maricela Valdez mvaldez@donnaisd.net Term 2018-2022

     

    REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL TRUSTEE
    Board Policy BBBA Legal
    Board Policy BBA Legal
    Board Policy BBB Local
    Board Policy BBB Legal

     

    More Informative Links and Files

    November 3, 2020 Uniform Election Date Datelines
    Requirements for Filing for Candidacy
    Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions
    Terms, Qualifications, and Vacancies
    2020 Filing Schedule for Reports Due on Uniform Election Dates
    Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate