Midlothian Independent School District


Trustee Elections

Midlothian ISD Trustee Elections 

According to policy, Midlothian Independent School District holds an election each year for the selection of Trustees.  By law, Midlothian is subject to conducting a joint election with a local entity such as the City of Midlothian and/or Ellis County Elections Administration for each election and must facilitate the Trustee Election on a uniform election date in either May or November.  Midlothian holds elections in May of each year.

Based upon policy BBB (LOCAL) & (LEGAL) - SCHEDULE OF ELECTIONS, Trustees shall be elected by position or place for three-year terms with elections held annually, as indicated below:

  • Trustee Place 1, 2, and 3 - 2018, 2021, and 2024
  • Trustee Place 4 and 5 - 2019, 2022, and 2025
  • Trustee Place 6 and 7 - 2020, 2023, and 2026


Candidate Applications received
  • tAMI tOBEY
  • Shari Dawson
  • ed harrison

Eligibility / Tex. Elec. Code 141.001

  • is a United States citizen;
  • is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
  • has not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  • has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
  • has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
    • for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
    • for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in; or
    • for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
  • is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
  • satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.

Tex. Educ. Code Additional Requirements

  • To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex. Educ. Code 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code 11.002.
  • A person is ineligible to serve as a member of the board of trustees of a school district if the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Section 43.021, Penal Code.

Complaint Forms: 

Should you have a complaint related to the election, please utilize the form below with the Texas Ethics Commission. 

File a Complaint