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Upcoming Elections: (Polling Locations)
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Districts 2 and 4
 
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Districts 1, 6, and 7
 
First Day to File for a Place on the May 1, 2021 General Election Ballot
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
 
Last Day to File for a Place on the May 1, 2021 General Election Ballot
Friday, February 12, 2021
The Victoria ISD Board of Trustees consists of seven members, elected by single-member districts for three-year terms. An application for place on the ballot can be filed in person during district business hours, or through US mail, email, or fax at the following address:
 
Victoria Independent School District
Administration Building
102 Profit Drive
PO Box 1759
Victoria, Texas 77901
 
Fax: (361) 788-9643
Email: sheila.garcia@visd.net
 
Current state law requires a candidate for trustee of an independent school district to be a qualified voter by the time required by Election Code Section 141.001.
To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board member, a person must:
  1. Be a United States citizen.
  2. Be 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.
  3. Have 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.
  4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
  5. Have 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:
    1. For an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.
    2. For a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in.
    3. For an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made.
  6. Be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described at item 5, above.