Information for Candidates

麻豆社 school board positions are four-year terms and represent the entire school district. All 麻豆社 residents who meet the eligibility requirements specified in may run for any place in the Board of Trustee election.

The following three positions will be on the November 5, 2024 ballot:

  • Place 3 – Currently held by Christine Mauer
  • Place 4 – Currently held by Anna Smith
  • Place 5 鈥 Currently held by Sade Fashokun

Complete list of currently elected School Board Members with term dates

Filing Period

First Day to File:

Saturday, July 20, 2024, is the first day candidates may file an application for a place on the Nov. 5, 2024, ballot for the Board of Trustees Election however, since 麻豆社 offices are not open on weekends, applications can be submitted starting Monday, July 22, 2024 at 9:00 A.M.

Deadline to File:

Monday, Aug. 19, 2024 at 5:00 P.M., is the deadline to file an application for a place on the Nov. 5, 2024 ballot for the Board of Trustees Election.

Deadline to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy: Friday, August 23, 2024, is the last day to file a . A declaration of write-in candidacy must satisfy the same requirements as an application for a place on the ballot.

Methods of Filing

  • In-person: Applications may be submitted in person between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the LISD Administration Building located at 204 W. South St., on days the Admin Building is open. Note: Hours of operation vary during the summer months. Please call 512-570-0000 to verify summer hours.
  • Email: Applications may be submitted by email to [email protected]
  • Mail: Applications may be mailed to
    Cindy Anderson
    P.O. Box 218
    Leander, TX 78646-0218
    Note: The Texas Secretary of State鈥檚 Office requires the filing authority to be in possession of the application before the deadline. Mailed applications postmarked before the deadline but not received by our office cannot be filed.
  • Fax: Applications can be faxed to 512-570-0048. We encourage candidates to email the elections coordinator at [email protected] to confirm the faxed application was received.

Forms to File

  • Per the , all candidates must file Form CTA even if they do not intend to raise or spend any money for their campaign. Form CTA is required to be filed before a candidate files an application for a place on the ballot, raises or spends any money for their campaign, or announces their candidacy. More information about these guidelines and the form can be found on the .

  • All candidates are required to file semiannual reports using Form C/OH even if they have no campaign activity or were unsuccessful in the election. Annual filing due dates and schedules are available on the . Forms should be filed with the 麻豆社 Elections Coordinator, Cindy Anderson. To end your filing obligations, you must cease campaign activity and file a Final Report using and attach Form C/OH-FR (Designation of Final Report). The Designation of Final Report form can be found on the last page of . More information about Campaign Finance Reports can be found in the . Additional campaign finance resources including starting and ending a campaign can be found on the .
  • Although it is not required, many candidates also file a .
  • Request for Confidentiality for Candidates
    Pursuant to Section 552.1175 of the Texas Government Code, eligible individuals may request confidentiality from having certain information released in response to Public Information Requests.  . Eligible individuals must request this confidentiality in writing and provide documentation of their individual status with their written request.  If approved, the individual’s home address, home telephone number, emergency contact information, date of birth, social security number, and whether the individual has family members must be restricted from public access.  Eligible candidates who qualify for this confidentiality should file their request with the filing authority with whom they have submitted their candidate application. Eligible candidates are encouraged to use the but are not required to do so.

Important Application and Election Dates

Campaign Finance Report due dates can be found on the .

  • Monday, July 22, 2024: First day to file an
  • Monday, Aug. 19, 2024 at 5 p.m.: Last day to file an
  • Friday, August 23, 2024: Last day to file a
  • Monday, August 26, 2024 at 5 p.m.: Last day for a candidate to withdraw from a general election, by submission of a notarized or a notarized letter, or to be declared ineligible. If a candidate withdraws or is declared ineligible by this date, his or her name is omitted from the ballot.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2024: Last Day to Register to Vote
  • Monday, Oct. 21, 2024: First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • Friday, Nov. 1, 2024: Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2024: Election Day (voting from 7 a.m.鈥7 p.m.)

Meeting Agendas (Notices) and Minutes (Records)

Additional Resources for Candidates

  • The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a free online training course, , designed by experienced school board members especially for people considering running for the school board. This course explains what to expect when serving as a school board member.

Contact Information

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Cindy Anderson by email at [email protected] or by phone at 512-570-0016.

Leander Independent School District
Physical Address: 204 W. South Street, Leander, TX 78646
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 218, Leander, TX 78646-0218
Main Phone Number: 512.570.0000