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The Board of Trustees is comprised of seven members who are elected to serve for a term of three years each. On a rotating basis, Board seats are filled during annual elections held on the first Saturday in May.


The next election is Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Places up for Re-Election in 2023:

  • Place 6
  • Place 7

Election Information Contact:
Palestine Independent School District
Attn: Lisa Edge, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent
1007 East Park Avenue
Palestine, Texas  75801


Candidate Qualifications and Information:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Resident of Texas for at least 1 year prior to filing deadline 
  • Resident of Palestine ISD for at least 6 months prior to filing deadline 
  • Registered voter of territory
  • 3 Year Terms
  • No Filing Fee


Notice of Deadline to File An Application For Place On The Ballot

Notice of Voting Order Priority for Individuals with a Mobility Problem


Important Election Dates:

  • First Day to File: January 19, 2022
  • Last Day to File: February 18, 2022
  • Write In Deadline: February 22, 2022
  • Last Day to Register to Vote: April 7, 2022
  • 1st Day of Early Voting: April 25, 2022
  • Last Day of Early Voting: May 3, 2022
  • Election Day: May 7, 2022
Candidate Packet 2023


Inclement Weather Notice:

Should Palestine ISD close due to bad weather, Candidate Filings can be emailed to ledge@palestineschools.org or faxed to 877-766-4983.