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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.


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.


The next election is Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Places up for Election in 2023:

Place 1:  Shereece Jogie

(Remainder of Unexpired Term)

Place 6:  Stanley Sokolowski

(Full 3 Year Term)

Place 7:  Michael Bennett

(Full 3 Year Term)

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


Candidate Packet 2023

Important Election Dates:
  • First Day to File: January 18, 2023
  • Last Day to File: February 17, 2023
  • Write In Deadline: February 21, 2023
  • Last Day to withdraw as candidate: February 24, 2023
  • Last Day to Register to Vote: April 6, 2023
  • 1st Day of Early Voting: April 24, 2023
  • Last Day of Early Voting: May 2, 2023
  • Election Day: May 6, 2023
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

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


Notice of Voting Order Priority for Individuals with a Mobility Problem


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.