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School Board Elections

Board elections are held in odd numbered years in May. Board members are elected for four-year terms on a rotating basis. Trustees are elected according to an at-large cumulative voting method. This means that each voter has a number of votes equal to the number of trustee positions up for election. Voters may cast their votes in any combination for the candidates. Since they are elected at-large, AISD Board members do not represent a certain geographical area of the District; rather, they each represent all students and all residents of AISD.

The next Amarillo ISD School Board election will be on May 6, 2023. Positions up for election at that time are currently held by Kimberly Anderson, Alonzo Everhart and Dick Ford.

Those interested in applying for a position on the School Board and who meet the eligibility requirements listed may complete an application for a place on the ballot. The filing period is January 18 – February 17, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

To be eligible for school board service, an individual must**:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have not been determined to be mentally incapacitated
  • Have not been convicted of a felony charge
  • Be a resident of Texas and the Amarillo Independent School District**
  • Be registered to vote**

**For more information on school board elections and qualifications for school board members, see policy BBA(LEGAL) (Opens in a new window) or call the AISD Business Office at 806-326-1121.

For more information about serving as an Amarillo ISD School Board member, visit “About the School Board” on our Board page: click here.

Applications may be submitted in person to the Business Office (room 240) at the Rod Schroder Education Support Center, 7200 I-40 West, Amarillo, TX, 79106. Business office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. If Amarillo ISD is closed for inclement weather, please submit your application by mail, email, fax or deliver in person when re-opened. Please note deadline of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2023.

Notarized applications may be mailed to : Amarillo ISD Business Office, 7200 Interstate 40 West Room 240, Amarillo, TX 79106.

Notarized applications may be emailed to: elections@amaisd.org (link opens in new window).

Notarized applications may be faxed to: 806-354-4292.

Applications in person, by mail, email or fax MUST be received in business office no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 17, 2023. 

 

Amarillo ISD School Board Election – Saturday, May 6, 2023

Election Information

Notice Of Deadline To File An Application For Place On The Ballot (PDF opens in new window)

 

Candidate Information

Review Texas Secretary of State and Texas Ethics Commission website information: elections, forms/instructions, FAQ, etc.

Texas Secretary of State (opens in new window) 

Texas Ethics Commission (opens in new window)

Texas Association of School Boards Election Information (opens in new window)

 

Application For a Place on the General Election Ballot 2023 (form opens in new window)

Declaration of Write-In Candidacy For Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions (form opens in new window)  Form Due by 5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2023. 

Appointment Of A Campaign Treasurer By A Candidate

Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report