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MAY 2023 BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION
The next scheduled General Election for the Kemp ISD Board of Trustees will be held on Saturday , May 6, 2023. The purpose of the election is to elect Board Members to Place 1 and Place 2.
 
Filing Dates
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot  
Friday, February 17, 2023 @ 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Kemp ISD Contact - Angie Ellis, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Kemp ISD Administration Building located at 905 South Main Street, Kemp, Texas 75143  
Phone:  903-498-1400 Ext: 6001    Email:  [email protected]
 
NOTICES: May 6, 2023 School Board of Trustee Election

Election Requirements

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 (often the superintendent’s secretary or another designated district employee); 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 (and single member district, if applicable) 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.

Eligibility:  An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:

  • is a United States 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 finally 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 is 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.
 
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 no finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code § 11.002
A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if  the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Texas Penal Code section 43.02(b) regarding prostitution Tex. Educ. Code § 11066.
         

Kemp Independent School District Board of Trustees Election May 7, 2022 Cancelled

MAY 7, 2022 BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION
2022 Candidates Running for Kemp ISD Board of Trustees - Place 5, Place 6, Place 7 and the unexpired term for Place 1 will be on ballot
 
FILING DATES
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot  
Friday, February 18, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
Kemp ISD Contact - Angie Ellis, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Kemp ISD Administration Building located at 905 South Main Street, Kemp, Texas 75143  
Phone:  903-498-1400 Ext: 6001     Email: [email protected]
 2022 TRUSTEE CANDIDATE RESOURCES
 2022 Trustee Candidate Packet Information  
 Application for Place on General Election Ballot
 Campaign Treasurer Form (CTA)
 Code of Fair Campaign Practices Act Form (CFCP)
 Board Policy
 Filing Schedule for Candidates and Officeholders
 Campaign Finance Guide
 Political Advertising
 
**FORMS TO BE FILED
 
 
 
MAY 1, 2021 BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION
 
Filing Dates:
Kemp ISD residents interested in running for School Board may pick up a candidate application packet from the superintendent's office beginning Thursday, January 7, 2021. 
Tuesday, January 1, 2021 ~ First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 ~ First Day to Apply for Place on General Election Ballot  
Friday, February 12, 2021 ~ Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot  
Election Day - May 1, 2021
Contact: Angie Ellis, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent
Kemp ISD Administration Bldg.                                              
905 South Main Street                                                 
Kemp, Texas 75143   
903-498-1400  Ext: 6001
                                                                                                                               
BOARD POLICY for Candidates Running for Kemp ISD Board of Trustees
 
CANDIDATES: MAY 1, 2021 BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION
 
PLACE 3                                                
MATT GROSS                                     LARRY DALRYMPLE 
 
PLACE 4  
SHARRON RODRIGUEZ RANKIN          
Postponement of Board of Trustees Election
Due to the COVID-19 our May 2, 2020 uniform election date has been postponed to Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Governor of the State of Texas issued a proclamation on March 18, 2020 suspending Sections 41.0052(a) and (b) of the Texas Election Code to allow all local political subdivisions that would otherwise hold elections on the May 2, 2020 uniform election date to postpone their general and special elections to the November 3, 2020 Uniform election day.
An office normally elected for a full one-year term from May 2020 to May 2021 will still be on the ballot in May 2021.
 
Filing Dates:
January 1, 2020, ~ First Day to Apply by mail for a Ballot
January 15, 2020, ~ First Day to file an application for a place on the Ballot
February 14, 2020, ~ Deadline to file an application for a place on the Ballot
November 3, 2020, ~ Election Day
 
Contact: Angie Ellis
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
905 S.Main Street
Kemp, Texas 75143
903-498-1400 Ext: 6001
 
UPDATE:
Note on Candidate Filings:  By postponing the election date, the district is preserving all candidate filings and ballot order actions that have already been taken. The postponement does not have the effect of reopening candidate filings.