November 3, 2020 School Board Elections

Royal ISD 2020 School Board Election

Positions on the November 3, 2020 Ballot:

  • Position #5 currently held by Emily Hillsman
  • Position #6 currently held by Elton Foster
  • Position #7 currently held by Rose Jones

The first day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot is Saturday, July 18, 2020.  The last day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot is Monday, August 17, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  The last day to file a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy is Friday, August 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Please make sure you fill out the forms in their entirety and have everything returned to me no later than 5:00 pm on August 17, 2020 to ensure a place on the ballot.

Useful websites for election information include the Texas Secretary of State webpage and Texas Ethics Commission webpage.  Other important links are listed below.

Candidate packets may be turned in at the RISD Administration Building at 3714 FM 359, Pattison, TX  77466, beginning Monday July 20, 2020.  

If you have any questions or concerns, I can be reached at 281.934.6901 or via email at

 Thank you,

Gracie Espinoza

2020 RISD School Board Candidate Packet

About School Board Members

Campaign Finance Guide

Cadidate Ballot Application

Code of Fair Campaign Practices

Declaration of Write-in Candidacy

RISD Eligibility and Qualifications Policy - BBA (LEGAL)

RISD Conducting Elections Policy - BBBA(LEGAL)

RISD School Board Election Calendar

Texas Election Code - Candidacy for Public Office

Texas Secretary of State - Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions

Texas Secretary of State - Terms, Qualifications and Vacancies

Voter Registration Requirements for Candidates (HB484) FAQ