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Certification of Unopposed Candidates
Order of Cancellation for May 1, 2021 Election

Important 2021 Election Dates

May 1, 2021 - Uniform Election Date

Authority Conducting Elections

Local Political Subdivisions and Counties

Deadline to post candidate requirements5 Form 1-15 (PDF)

Friday, May 1, 2020

Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline1

Monday, December 14, 2020 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Tuesday, January 1, 2021*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2021 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)1

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)2

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

See note below relating to four-year terms 3

Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure

Friday, February 12, 2021

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 1, 2021

First Day of Early Voting By Personal Appearance

Monday, April 19, 2021

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 1, 2021 (election day) at 7:00
p.m. (unless a late-arriving deadline applies)

Due to the ongoing inclement weather and power outages, you can file write in candidatcy form by fax or email.  Deadline is February 16, 2021 at 5pm.


Notice of Deadline to apply for place on ballot
Sam Wright – Board President -Term expires 2022 – Place 4
Billy Perez – Board Vice-President – Term expires 2021 – Place 1
Michael Dunn – Board Secretary – Term expires 2023 – Place 5
Jeff Jones – Term expires 2023 – Place 7
Doug Miller – Term expires 2021 – Place 2
Brent Jones – Term expires 2022 – Place 3
Russell Black – Term expires 2023 – Place 6

Application for Place 1 or Place 2 available January 13, 2021 and due to the Admininistration office no later than 5:00pm, Friday, February 12, 2021

Order of Election for May 1, 2021




 On March 13, 2020, Governor Abbot certified that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster and declared a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Abbot’s Proclamation giving authority to political subdivision to postpone their May 2, 2020 election to November 3, 2020, the board has passed a resolution to postpone the May election until the November 3, 2020 Uniform Election. 
The WISD School Board Election will be included in the November 3rd County Elections. 
See the Order of Elections below to find early voting location for your county.

Resolution to postpone May 2, 2020 Election to November 3, 2020

The following is general information regarding the November 3, 2020 election:

  •       The postponement does not allow reopening for candidate filings for place on the November 3, 2020 ballot.
  •       November 3, 2020 deadlines related to candidate filings (i.e. financial reports), declarations of ineligibility, withdraws or death will apply.
  •       The school district is required to use county election precincts in the November 3, 2020 election.
  •       Ballot by Mail (ABBMs) requests:
  •    ABBMs filed for the May 2, 2020 election marked annual will be valid. 
  •    Single use ABBMs submitted for age or disability will be valid.
  •    ABBMs marked due to absence from county will not be valid.  These voters will need to reapply if they will be out of the county for November 3, 2020 election.
    Training Video for School Board Candidates

Resources for School Board Candidates
Eligibility Requirements BBA(Legal) | Conducting Elections BBBA (Legal)
Application and Write-in candidacy forms
Resources from the Elections Division




Wortham ISD Terms up for re-election now moved to November 3, 2020
Michael Dunn – Place 5
Russell Black – Place 6
Jeff Jones – Place 7

Freestone County Voters within Wortham ISD School District Precinct #4, 6 and 7
Order of Election – Freestone County or see Freestone County Elections Page
For Early Voting:  Precincts will vote in Teague or Fairfield- See notice for location details
Notice of Election

Navarro County Voters within Wortham ISD School District
Order of Election – Navarro County or see Navarro County Elections Page
For Early voting:  See Notice for location details
Notice of Election

Limestone County voters within Wortham ISD School District Precinct #206
Order of Election – Limestone County  or see Limestone County Elections Page 
For Early voting:  See notice for location details
Notice of Election

Official Results for November 3, 2020 School Board Trustee Election

Voter Registration Information:
The deadline to register to vote for the November 3, 2020 election is October 5, 2020  Please visit:
for more information.
If you moved within your county, be sure to change your address
If you moved to another county, you must re-register.