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Notice of Drawing for Election (Click to view file)
School Board Election
The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each. Elections are conducted in May. While candidates run for specific places, they do represent 2 specific geographical areas. Following the election, the board elects a president, vice-president and secretary to serve for one-year terms. The next board of trustee election is scheduled for May 4 of 2019. Places up for election will be Place 2-Talco and Place 5-Bogata.
2019 Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
2019 Important Election Dates
Anyone may pick up a candidate packet from the Rivercrest ISD Administration Building, 4100 US Hwy. 271, and Bogata, TX 75417 or you may download at the following link. Please call (903) 632-5205 if you have any questions.
ï‚· The term of office for school trustee is three years.
ï‚· All applications filed are public records and open to inspection upon request.
Completed forms must be filed in the Rivercrest ISD Administration Building
Election Information (amended 2-26-2019)
The Rivercrest ISD Board of Trustees ordered a Special Election to be held May 4, 2019 for the purpose
of filling Place 6. The Place 6 seat was previously held by Charles Hines who resigned from the School
Board. Applications for Place 6 are due by 5 p.m., March 4, and can be submitted at the RISD
Administration Building (4100 US HWY. 271 S, Bogata, Texas).
Notice regarding accepting voters with certain disabilities:
“Pursuant to Section 63.0013, Election Code, an election officer may give voting order priority to individuals with a mobility problem that substantially impairs the person’s ability to move around. A person assisting an individual with a mobility problem may also, at the individual's request, be given voting order priority. Disabilities and conditions that may qualify you for voting order priority include paralysis, lung disease, the use of portable oxygen, cardiac deficiency, a severe limitation in the ability to walk due to arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition, wheelchair confinement, arthritis, foot disorder, the inability to walk 200 feet without stopping to rest, or use of a brace, cane, crutch, or other assistive devices. Voters who wish to be given voting order priority, and be accepted for voting before others in line to vote at that polling place, may indicate this to any election officer serving at the polling place. The presiding election judge will determine whether the voter and the voter’s assistant, if applicable, will be brought forward to the front of the line.”
The Texas Secretary of State publishes information regarding this election on their