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General Election Information

The Board of Education acts as the school district’s policy-making body and is the official representative of the people for all public education in the Terrell Independent School District. The Board functions according to state and federal laws, regulations of the State Board of Education and the State Commissioner of Education and the will of the people as expressed in district elections. The Board of Trustees, while composed of individuals, acts officially only as a group. No member, person or group of persons acts in the name of the Board except when authorized by the Board to do so. Trustees serve without pay for overlapping terms of three years. Elections are conducted on the Texas Uniform Election Day in May.

2023 Application and Election Timeline

  • First day to file for place on General Election ballot- Wednesday, January 18, 2023

  • Last day to file for place on General Election ballot- Friday, Febuary 17, 2023 at 5:00pm

  • Last Day to Register to Vote - Thursday, April 6, 2023

  • Early Voting Starts - Monday, April 24, 2023

  • Early Voting Ends - Tuesday, May 2, 2023

  • Election Day - Saturday, May 6, 2023

Additional election information for candidates:

Application for a Place on the General Election (English/Spanish)

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

Texas Ethics Commission

Important Election Dates

*Form/links are subject to change

Dena Risinger, President
Place 7 At Large,

2002 to present

Term Expires 2023

Email

Ann Kines McDonald,
Vice President
Place 6 At Large,

2005 to present

Term Expires 2023

Email
Monty Westbrook, Secretary
District/Place 4,

2016 to present

Term Expires 2025

Email
Tonya Derrick
District/Place 3,

2021 to present

Term Expires 2024

Email
Nicholas Alford
District/Place 1
2022 to present
Term Expires 2025
Email

Channy Ory
District/Place 5,

2012 to present

Term Expires 2024 

Email
Reginald Pegram
District/Place 2 

May 2020 to present

Term Expires 2024

Email

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