Board Election Information*

Next Board Election

Next Election will be May 6, 2023 for Single-Member District 3 and At Large Place 6.

Process to Run for School Board

Application for a place on the ballot must be filed with the local Election Office by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline in the Elections Office at 400 S. Greenville Ave., as established by the Secretary of State.

The deadline to file for a place on the ballot in the general trustee election is generally the 78th day before the May uniform election date. The deadline to declare for a write-in candidate generally is five days after the regular filing deadline.

The deadline to file for a place on the ballot in a special election generally is the 61st day before the date of the special election.

Board Application Packet:

If submitting an electronic candidate application, please email the application to

In order to be considered complete, applications must be notarized. The submission date and time will be determined by the time and date noted in the RISD email system.

Board Election Resources:

Some forms may contain content that is not accessible to all readers. To obtain assistance accessing these documents or candidate forms, please contact RISD’s Elections Office at 469-593-0331.

*RISD has provided this page for informational purposes only. Persons who are interested in seeking election to the Board of Trustees are encouraged to seek independent advice to ensure all eligibility and filing requirements are satisfied. Nothing on this page may be relied upon as advice between attorney and client.