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Trustee Election November 6, 2018



 School Trustee Election

Information for Candidates for School Trustee


Date of Election

Tuesday, November 6, 2018


To be eligible to run for the position of trustee of the Tomball Independent School District, the candidate must be

  1. A United States citizen
  2. Eighteen (18) years or older at the start date of the term of service
  3. A registered voter in the territory elected from by the filing deadline.
  4. A resident of the district for six (6) months before August 20, 2018 and
  5. A resident of the state for twelve (12) months before August 20, 2018.

 The candidate must retain these qualifications while in office. The interested person must file an application to request to have his name placed on the ballot with the Executive Assistant of the School Board no later than the seventy-eight (78th) day prior to the election (August 20). These forms may be obtained at the Administration Building, 310 S. Cherry St, Tomball, Texas. Date to begin accepting filing applications is Monday, July 23, 2018. The filing deadline is 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 20, 2018. NOTE: The Administration office will be closed on July 27, 2018.


Position No. 1         Four-year term (Full Term)            Presently held by Kathy Handler

Position No. 2         Four-year term (Full Term)            Presently held by Michael Pratt

Position No. 3         Four-year term (Full Term)            Presently held by John McStravick

Position No. 4         Four-year term (Full Term)            Presently held by Mark Lewandowski

Position No. 7         Two-year term (Half Term)            Presently held by Lee McLeod


Persons must run for a specific position. Ballot position will be drawn on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tomball ISD Administration Building, 310 S. Cherry Street, Tomball. If you are not present at the time of the drawing a ballot position will be drawn for you.


Filing Forms

            If you have any questions concerning the filing forms, contact the Texas Ethics Commission at 1-800- 325-8506 or visit their website at


Election Concerns or Questions

            Feel free to also contact the Secretary of State Election Division at 1-800-252-8683 or visit their website at  If you have questions pertaining to the election, you may call us at 281-357-3100, extension 2007.