The Rains ISD School Board of Trustees are comprised of seven members who are elected to serve a term of 4-year Biennial Terms (odd-years).
The Rains ISD School Board Trustee Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019, for the purpose of electing three School Board Trustees to fill Position 4, 5, 6 and Position 7 for a term of four (4) years. To be elected, a candidate must receive a plurality of votes, therefore, the candidates receiving the most votes will win the position.
Applications to file for a Position on the Rains ISD School Board Trustee Election may be obtained at the Rains ISD Administration Office, 1759 W. US Hwy. 69, Emory, Texas 75440 or on the Texas Secretary of States website. Applications must be signed under oath before a Notary and must be received in the Administration Office between 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, through Friday, February 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Candidates are also required to appoint a campaign treasurer and file the form with Kimberly Taylor, Rains ISD Election Administrator prior to collecting or spending any funds on his/her campaign. These and other required forms may also be obtained at the RISD Administration Office or on the Texas Ethics Commission website.
The Rains ISD Administration Office serves as your filing authority and must maintain neutrality in the electoral process. Any questions on reporting procedures, contributions, or expenditures should be addressed to the Texas Ethics Commission at 1-800-325-8506 or 512-463-5800, or online. You may direct questions about election laws to the Secretary of State at 1-800-252-8683 or 512-463-5650, or go online.
2019 School Board Elections
ELECTION DAY is MAY 4, 2019
Candidates Who Will Appear On The Ballot
(Names are in the order in which candidates have filed. View the filing period notice for times and dates the filing window is open. This page was last updated at 4:05 a.m., January 18, 2019. Candidate names link to their applications for places on the ballot.)
Trustee, Place 4
Trustee, Place 6
Trustee, Place 5
Trustee, Place 7
Trustee, Place 7
2019 Trustee Election Documents (Links are active when documents are posted)
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
This drawing determines the order in which names will appear on the ballot of contested races.
This document provides the time window in which a person interested in running for school board must file an application for a place on the ballot. This document provides the time window in which a person interested in running for school board must file an application for a place on the ballot.
2019 Election Order
This is the legal document formally calling for the Board of Trustee May 2019 election.
This packet provides information and necessary filing forms for people who are interested in running for school board. Applications for a place on the ballot should not be dated and cannot be accepted prior to the opening of the filing period or after the statutory deadline.
This Notice is posted in compliance with Section 63.0013 of the Texas Election Code
Joint Election Agreement – City of Emory
Rains ISD has entered into a joint election agreement with the City of Emory because it will benefit the voters to be served by a common polling location and to meet school district election requirements in the Texas Education Code.