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school board electionHempstead ISD School Board Trustee Elections

The Hempstead ISD Board of Trustees is made up of seven board members who are elected by the citizens of the district to represent the community's commitment to a strong educational program for the district's children. Trustees are elected each year in May and serve three-year staggered terms. Trustees serve without compensation, must be registered voters and must reside in the district.

Trustees are elected to a specific place on the board (ex. Place 1, Place 2, etc.) although they represent the entire district as a whole. Each year after the election is finalized, the Board elects officers (president, vice president, and secretary) for a one year term.

For more election information click here to visit the Texas Secretary of State Website


The Hempstead ISD School Board Trustee Election scheduled for May 2, 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

The Board of Trustees voted via a teleconference meeting held on Monday, March 23, 2020, to postpone the election for Trustee Places 4 & 7 that was originally scheduled for May 2, 2020 and ordered the election for Trustee Places 4 & 7 to be held on November 3, 2020.  The resolution and order was amended on April 20, 2020.  The candidate filings for the election will remain valid for the election held on the November date and the filing period will not be re-opened for the November election date.

Election Notices will be posted and updated at the links below as they become available:

Notice of Order of Postponement of the General Trustee Election to November 3, 2020

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballet  
(posted in December)

Notice of Order of Election 
(posted in February for May Election)

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
(posted in February for May Election)

Notice of General Election
(posted in April for May Election)