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    ELECTION DAY IS SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2023

2023 Trustee Election

  • Three positions on the Board of Trustees are scheduled for election in May 2023 - Single Member District 1, Single Member District 2, and Trustee At-Large (Vanessa Petrea). 

    The filing period for these elections is 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2023, to 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2023. 

    Hays CISD offices, including the election filing office, are closed because of inclement weather on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, and Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Candidates may file in-person when offices reopen (the deadline is not extended) or email completed, notarized applications for a place on the Hays CISD election ballot to: tim.savoy@hayscisd.net

    (Names appear on this website in the order in which candidates file for office until the district conducts a ballot position drawing. Then, names will appear on the website in the order in which they will appear on the ballot. Applications for a place on the ballot are linked to the names.)

    Trustee, Single-Member-District 1
       Raul Vela, Jr.

    Trustee, Single-Member-District 2
       Johnny Flores  
       Esmeralda Pérez-González 

    Trustee, At-Large
       
    Vanessa Petrea    

    Page last updated: January 25, 2023, 3:20 p.m.

2023 Bond Election

  • Should the Hays CISD Board of Trustees call for a bond election to appear on the May 6, 2023 ballot, important election notices and information will appear on this page.

    link to bond information page

    Use the Bond icon button above to view the 2023 Bond General Information Page and the links below to view important bond documents that will be posted when they have been completed.

    Bond Election Notice (English & Español) (posted TBD)
    Bond Election Order (English & Español) (posted TBD)
    Bond Propositions English & Español (posted TBD)
    Sample Ballot Hays Co. (posted TBD)
    Sample Ballot Caldwell Co. (posted TBD)
    Sample Ballot Travis Co. (posted TBD) 
    Ballot Language
    (posted TBD)

Voting & Hays CISD Election Map

  • link to interactive election mapSingle-Member Districts & the Map

    The election will take place in Hays CISD, which has territory in three counties: Hays, Travis, and Caldwell. Specific polling locations, dates, and times depend on the county in which the voter resides. These locations, dates, and times are linked below. View the interactive Hays CISD election map to determine in which school board trustee single-member election district you live. The Hays CISD Board of Trustees has seven members, two are elected at-large by the entire school district and five are elected by single-member district. (A static PDF version of the single-member district map is available here.) 

    May 6, 2023 Voting Locations, Dates, and Times

    (Polling location links will become active as soon as they are determined.)
    Hays County Early Voting & Election Day Locations
    Caldwell County Early Voting & Election Day Locations
    Travis County Early Voting Locations
    Travis County Election Day Locations

    Hays and Travis Counties use vote center counties, meaning Hays and Travis County voters may cast ballots for any election in which they are eligible at any vote center in the respective counties during the times the vote centers are operating. Caldwell County will have a specific polling location for early and election day voting. 

2023 Trustee & Bond Election Documents

  • Links are activated when documents are posted. Some documents need signatures from two or more governing entities to be considered fully executed. The district will post documents on the web once the Hays CISD Board of Trustees adopts and signs them. Fully executed copies of documents are on file with the district, if not posted on this page, and available to the public upon request. 

    2023 Combined Trustee and Bond Election Notice and Order in English & Spanish - Display Version (Posted: TBD)
    This combines the election notices and orders in English and Spanish.

    2023 Notice of General Board of Trustees Election (Posted: TBD)
    This is the formal notice of the election. 

    2023 Notice of Special Election - Bond (English & Español)(Posted: TBD)
    This is the formal notice of the election. 

    2023 Candidate Filing Packet (Posted Posted: January 6, 2023)
    This packet provides information and necessary filing forms for people who are interested in running for school board. Applications for a place on the ballot should not be dated and cannot be accepted prior to the opening of the filing period or after the statutory deadline.

    Notice of Prohibition of Handguns in the Polling Place (Posted April 11, 2022)
    Please note that Section 46.03(a) of the Texas Penal Code generally prohibits a person from bringing a firearm onto the premises of a polling place.

    Notice of Voting Order Priority for Voters with Mobility Issues (Posted February 6, 2018; Updated March 4, 2022)
    This Notice is posted in compliance with Section 63.0013 of the Texas Election Code.

    2023 Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot (Posted Posted: January 6, 2023)
    This drawing determines the order in which names will appear on the ballot of contested races.

    2023 Trustee Election Order (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    This is the legal document formally calling for the Board of Trustee May 2020 election.

    2023 Bond Election Order (English & Español)(Posted Posted: TBD)  
    This is the legal document formally calling for the bond election and provides information about propositions and when and where to vote.

    2023 Notice of Deadline to File Applications for a Place on the Ballot (Posted Posted: December 2, 2022)  
    This document provides the time window in which a person interested in running for school board must file an application for a place on the ballot.

    2023 Joint Election Agreement (Hays Co.) - (Posted Posted: February 1, 2022)  
    Hays CISD has entered into a joint election agreement with Hays County because it will benefit the voters to be served by common polling locations.

    2023 Joint Election Agreement (Travis Co.) - (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    Hays CISD has entered into a joint election agreement with Travis County because it will benefit the voters to be served by common polling locations.

    2023 Joint Election Agreement (City of Hays) - (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    Hays CISD has entered into a joint election agreement with the City of Hays because it will benefit the voters to be served by a common polling location and to meet school district election requirements in the Texas Education Code.

    2023 Election Services Contract - Hays County (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    Hays CISD has entered into an election services contract for the county election administrator to manage the balloting and other parts of the election.

    2023 Election Services Contract - Travis County (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    Hays CISD has entered into an election services contract for the county election administrator to manage the balloting and other parts of the election.

    2023 Election Services Contract - Caldwell County (Posted Posted: TBD)  
    Hays CISD has entered into an election services contract for the county election administrator to manage the balloting and other parts of the election.