Trustee Election Information

Election Information - May 6, 2023

Early voting for the Board of Trustees election will take place from Monday, April 24, 2023 to Tuesday, May 2, 2023 with Election Day voting taking place on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The last day to register to vote in the election is Thursday, April 6, 2023. 

Order of General Election

2023 Candidates:


  • Decatur City Hall, 201 E. Walnut Street, Decatur, Texas

  • New Fairview City Hall, 999 Illinois Lane, New Fairview, Texas

About the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve for overlapping terms of three years each. Elections are conducted in May in accordance with the Texas Secretary of State Uniform Election Calendar. While candidates run for specific places, they do not represent specific geographical areas; rather, each represents Decatur ISD at large.

Application Process

  • Eligible candidates may pick up a candidate packet from Decatur ISD, 307 S. Cates, Decatur, TX 76234. Packets will be available for pickup beginning Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

  • Completed forms must be filed in the Superintendent's office no later than Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5 p.m.

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on May 6, 2023 Ballot

Political Subdivisions 2023

Political Subdivisions 2024

Notice of Drawing (2-27-23) for Place on Ballot

Eligibility / Qualifications:


Superintendent's Office
307 S. Cates, Decatur, TX 76234

Related Links/Notices

Wise County Elections Office

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division

Texas Ethics Commission