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Upcoming Hospital Board Elections

Date of Next Officer Election: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Deadline to File Candidate Application:

Saturday, July 23, 2022 - First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot      

Monday, August 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. - Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot           

Friday, August 26, 2022 - Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy

Candidate application packets may be picked up at the District office (1018 N. Mound Street, Suite 105 Nacogdoches, Texas 75961) during regular office hours (M-F, 9am-noon and 1-5pm)  beginning on July 23, 2022. The office is closed on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Please call 936-568-8524 for more information.

Notice to File (PDF)

Elected Officers of Political Subdivision, Year Elected Officer's Term Expires

  • Fred Groover, Precinct 1, 2023
  • Sean Hightower, Precinct 2 - Vice-President, 2022
  • Ryan Head, M.D., Precinct 3 - Secretary, 2022
  • John McLaren, Precinct 4, 2022
  • Lisa King, Member-at-large - President, 2022
  • Justin Sowell, Member-at-large, 2023
  • Wesley McKnight, Member-at-large, 2022

Location of Next Officer Election:
Click the link to see List of Established Voting Precincts and Polling Places for Nacogdoches County:

https://www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us/ElectionInformation/Files/List%20of%20Established%20Voting%20Precincts%20and%20Polling%20Places%20for%20Nacogdoches%20County.pdf?v20220503103424

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

Texas Special District Local Laws Code 1069.053.

(a)  A person who wants to have the person's name printed on the ballot as a candidate for director must file with the board secretary a petition requesting that action.  The petition must:

           (1)  be signed by not fewer than 25 qualified voters;

           (2)  be filed by the deadline imposed by Section 144.005, Election Code; and

           (3)  specify the commissioner’s precinct the person wants to represent or specify that the person wants to represent the district at large.

(b)  The board secretary may accept the petition only if it is accompanied by evidence showing that the candidate has the qualifications required by Section 1069.054.

Texas Special District Local Laws Code §1069.054:

(a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for or to serve as a director, a person must be:

          (1)  a resident of the district; and

          (2)  a qualified voter.

(b)  A director elected or appointed to represent a commissioner’s precinct must be a resident of that commissioners precinct.

(c)  A district employee may not serve as a director.

The candidate must (1) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for 6 months; and (2) must be a registered voter of the territory elected from as of the filing deadline. See Texas Election Code §141.001(a): https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/election-code/elec-sect-141-001.html

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