School Board Election Information

Last Updated: 1/4/2023 9:45 PM

Election Information


The next election of the Yorktown ISD Board of Trustees will be on the Uniform Election Date in May 2023 (May 6, 2023).

First Day to File for a Place on the Ballot: January 18, 2023
Last Day to File for a Place on the Ballot:  February 17, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.  

YISD Elected Trustees Trustee Term Expiration Year
Benjamin Hahn, President 2023
John David Young, Vice President 2023
Christopher Romans, Secretary 2024
Jody Hall 2023
Aaron Koopmann 2024
Jeff Sievers 2024
Nelda Sertuche 2023

The eligibility requirements for candidates for the Board of Trustees are as follows:

Eligibility: An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:

  • 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.

The Texas Education Code imposes additional requirements:

  • To be elected to a school board, an individual must be a qualified voter. Tex. Educ. Code

§ 11.061; Tex. Elec. Code § 11.002.

  • A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or solicitation of prostitution under Texas Penal Code section 43.021. Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066.

The filing period for the May 6, 2023 election is January 18, 2023 thru February 17, 2023.


Link to application to file for a place on the general election ballot.

Link to form for declaration of a write in candidate.