Place 3

Place 3 Candidate(s)

Place 4

Place 4 Candidate(s)

Place 5

Place 5 (Candidates)
  • Application Process:
    • Candidate filing period to file application for place on the ballot is: Wednesday, January 17, 2024 to Friday, February 16, 2024 – Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
    • All applications filed are public records and open to inspection upon request.
    • Candidates may pick up an election packet at the Birdville ISD Administration Office from 8:00 to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday or make a request to have the packet sent via mail, email or fax beginning January 10, 2024.
    • Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, email, or fax beginning January 17, 2024.
    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 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 Sates 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 fully 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 was 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. Educ. 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. Educ. Code § 11.002.