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Candidacy Requirements

In order to run for a place on the Jefferson ISD School Board of Trustees, per the Texas Election Code, you MUST MEET the following requirements:

  • United States Citizen
  • 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled
  • Have not been determined by final judgement of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be partially or totally mentally incapacitated without the right to vote
  • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which they have not been pardoned or otherwise released
  • Have resided continuously in Texas for 12 months
  • Have resided in Marion County for 6 months
  • Registered voter in Texas for 12 months
  • Registered voter in Marion County for 6 months