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Election 2020

Copperas Cove ISD Board of Trustees Election 2020

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The following Copperas Cove ISD Board of Trustee positions will be open for election to office on November 3, 2020:

Place 6 – Jim Copeland

Place 7 – Dr. Karen Harrison

The Notice of Deadline to File will be posted on June 18, 2020 on the Copperas Cove ISD bulletin board, 408 S. Main St., Copperas Cove, TX.

The first day to file for a place on the ballot will be Saturday, July 18, 2020. Copperas Cove ISD will be open to accept candidate applications Monday – Friday, during regular hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

The last day to file for a place on the ballot will be Monday, August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. On that day, Copperas Cove ISD will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Candidate applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to Copperas Cove ISD, 408 S. Main St., Copperas Cove, TX 76522


Do you want to run for a position on the CCISD Board of Trustees?

All school board positions are three-year terms and represent the entire school district. Per Policy BBA(Legal), the following conditions must be met in order to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of school board member:

  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 in item 5, above. See Policy BBA(Legal) for a description of a “Qualified Voter.”

The Secretary of State has more information on Candidacy Filing.

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a free online training course designed by experienced school board members, especially for people considering running for the school board. This course explains what to expect when serving as a school board member. To access the course, click on this link: Serving on a Board: An Insider's Guide to Board Service for School Board Candidates. When the browser window opens, create an account and follow the instructions.

All candidates should review the information for candidates and officeholders and on the Texas Ethics Commission's website.

For additional election information, accommodations for visual impairment, or assistance in completing forms, please contact Teresa Dennison, CCISD Elections Officer. Phone: 254-547-1227 E-mail: teresa@ccisd.com 

 

 

Contact Information

Copperas Cove Independent School District
408 S. Main Street
COPPERAS COVE, Texas 76522
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Phone: 254-547-1227