Elections

SOUTHWEST ISD
SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION INFORMATION

 MEMBERS  TERM (3 YEAR)
Keith Byrom, Ph.D. May 2018-May 2021
James Sullivan May 2018-May 2021
Florinda "Flo" Bernal May 2018-May 2021
Ida Sudolcan
May 2019-May 2022
Sylvester Vasquez
May 2019-May 2022
Yolanda Garza-Lopez May 2020-May 2023
Pete "Pedro" Bernal May 2020-May 2023


Election Information:

The next School Board Election will be May 1, 2021 

Locations of Voting Sites: TBD

Last Day to File for Candidacy:

February 12, 2021

Requirements:

An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before an authorized person to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed with the district’s filing authority; and contain specified information about the candidate:

  • the candidate’s name, date of birth, and occupation;

  • the candidate’s residence address or the address at which the candidate receives mail with the description of the location of the candidate’s residence;

  • the candidate’s length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district as of the date the candidate swears to the application;

  • if available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate receives correspondence relating to the candidate’s campaign;

  • the office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a full or unexpired term;

  • statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; has not been determined by a court to be mentally incapacitated; has not been convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law.

    Eligibility:

    An individual is eligible to be a candidate for a Texas school board, (elected or appointed) if the individual:

    • is a United States citizen;

    • is 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;

    • has 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;

    • has not been finally convicted of a felony;

    • has 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:

      ♦ for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot;

      ♦ for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate’s name is written in; or

      ♦ for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;

    • is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and

    • satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

Contact:

Election Administrator Liaison
Brandon Crisp, Assistant Superintendent for Business & Finance Email: 
bcrisp@swisd.net

Mary Martinez, Administrative Assistant Email: maryhmartinez@swisd.net

Southwest ISD
11914 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX 78252
210 622-4300, office
210 622-4301, fax

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