Elections

Elections for the board are held the first Tuesday in November on a biennial basis.

2018 Election Information

South Texas Independent School District will conduct school board member elections on Nov. 6, 2018.

Seats up for election (by County and County Commissioner's Precinct):
- Cameron County: Precincts 1 & 3
- Hidalgo County: Precincts 2 & 4
- Willacy County: Precincts 1 & 4

Key dates in election cycle:
- First day to file for a place on the ballot: Saturday, July 21
- Last day to file for a place on the ballot: Monday, Aug. 20, at 5:00 p.m.
- Deadline for declaration of write-in candidacy: Aug. 24, at 5:00 p.m.
- Early voting by personal appearance: Oct. 22-Nov. 2
- General elections for school board members: Nov. 6

Polling places and hours to be available at a later date.


To file for a place on the ballot:
- The application for a place on the ballot is available at the South Texas Independent School District Central Office, located at 100 Med High Drive in Mercedes, Texas. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, through Aug. 3, 2018, and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays, starting Aug. 6, 2018.

- Forms must be completed and turned into the Secretary of the Board. Please contact Sonia Rodriguez via phone at (956) 514-4216, via e-mail at sonia.rodriguez@stisd.net, or in person at the STISD Central Office, located at 100 Med High Dr. in Mercedes (Mile 2 West and Expwy. 83), if you have any questions.

- Election forms can be found at: https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/index.shtml
Forms must be completed and turned into the Secretary of the Board.

Additional Elections Resources:
Legal notices (Will run in newspapers listed below on Wednesday, June 27, 2018)
- Cameron County: The Brownsville Herald and Valley Morning Star
- Hidalgo County: The Monitor
- Willacy County: The Raymondville Chronicle

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot

Resolution for Unopposed Candidates (Board approved at the Sept. 19 board meeting)

Notice of Election

Resolution (Board approved at the July 24 board meeting.)

Order of Regular Election for South Texas ISD