BBB(LOCAL) - BOARD MEMBERS: ELECTIONS
The District shall conduct its Board member elections in accordance with the Agreed Settlement in CA. No. 2:92 CV 41, United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, as long as such court order or other binding legal determination is in effect. A copy of the court order or other binding legal determination may be obtained from the Superintendent's office.
The Board shall consist of seven members.
Method of Election
Election of Board members shall be at large.
General election of board members shall be on the May uniform election date.
Terms and Election Schedule
Board members shall be elected for three-year terms, with elections conducted annually, as follows:
The election of four Board members shall be held in 2019, 2022, 2025, and in three-year intervals thereafter.
The election of three Board members shall be held in 2020, 2023, 2026, and in three-year intervals thereafter.
Method of Voting
The District shall use cumulative voting, under which a voter is entitled to cast a number of votes equal to the number of positions in the election for one or more candidates in any combination. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the number of positions with expiring terms shall be elected.