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SAISD Board Elections
ATTENTION: SAISD’s Central Office address has changed to 514 W. Quincy Street, San Antonio, TX 78212 effective April 26.


May 2021 Election

The first day to file for a place on the May 1, 2021 General Election ballot is Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The filing deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, February 12, 2021. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy is 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Information for May 1, 2021 Trustee Election

Interested in running for the SAISD School Board? See information below – deadline to file is Friday, February 12, 5:00 p.m.

Election Day is Saturday, May 1, 2021.  There is no fee for filing. Candidates must reside in the Single-Member District (SMD) for which they file for 6 months and in the state of Texas for 12 months. Frequently asked questions about running for School Board can be found on the Texas Association of School Boards web site.

To verify your address with the corresponding SMD log on to the Bexar County Elections Department web site.     

Qualified SAISD residents who reside in and are interested in serving as a Trustee for Single-Member District (SMD) 1, 3, 4, or 7 may file their candidacy starting Wednesday, January 13 thru Friday, February 12, 2021.  A calendar of important 2021 election dates can be found on the Texas Secretary of State web site.  A modified calendar of important dates for SAISD School Board Trustee filing is below.

Candidate forms and information guides will be available for pick up on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 during regular business hours at the Office of the Superintendent, 141 Lavaca Street, San Antonio, TX 78210. 

Filing for SMD Candidacy will take place Monday - Friday during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except holidays).

  • February 22, 2021: Drawing for a Place on the Ballot will take place. Additional details on time and location are forthcoming.

Terms expiring for current SAISD Trustees are: District 1, Steve Lecholop; District 3, Debra Guerrero; District 4, Arthur V. Valdez; and District 7, Ed Garza .


Elections Calendar
Saturday, May 1, 2021
SAISD Single Member Districts 1, 3, 4, & 7

Wednesday, January 13 First Day to File 
Friday, February 12 5:00pm – Last Day to File (Office Hours 8am - 5pm)
Monday, February 22 Draw for a Place on Ballot as Office of the Superintendent, 141 Lavaca Street (Additional Details Forthcoming)
Thursday, April 1 30th Day before Election Day 
Campaign Reports Due and Must be Filed with the Office of the Superintendent, No Later Than 5:00pm.
Monday, April 19 – Tuesday, April 27 Early Voting
Friday, April 23 8th Day Before Election Day.

Campaign Reports Due.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a District Holiday on the 23rd, the reports must be faxed at 210-228-3128 or emailed at this address No Later Than 5:00pm.
Saturday, May 1 Election Day
Thursday, July 15 Campaign Semiannual Report Due and Must be Filed with the Office of the Superintendent, No Later Than 5:00pm. 

It is the responsibility of the candidate to be informed about deadlines and timelines.

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