Forney ISD Board of Trustees Election Information/Forms
Due to inclement weather conditions, Forney ISD will be closed on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The 2021 Trustee Candidate Packet Summary and Forms are located below. Completed applications can be emailed to email@example.com no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, February 12, 2021. With potential inclement weather on Friday, February 12, 2021, as well, a Forney ISD employee will be available to collect any hard copy application on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 2:00 PM CST to 5:00 p.m. CST.
Important 2021 Election Dates
Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Uniform Election Date (Limited) Authority Conducting Elections Local Political Subdivisions
(County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Official may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions holding elections on this date.).
Deadline to post NEW HB 305 notice.1 September 1, 2019*
*NEW LAW: Effective Sunday, September 1, 2019 (HB 305 affects political subdivisions with taxing authority) 1
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1 Monday, December 16, 2019 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1 First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Tuesday, January 1, 2021*
*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2021 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Friday, February 12, 2021 Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)2 Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
See note below relating to four-year terms3
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 1, 2021 First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 19, 2021 Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Monday, April 20, 2021 (deadline falls on San Jacinto Day, moves to preceding business day) Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Election Day Saturday, May 1, 2021 Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 3, 2021 (next business day after Election Day) at 5 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4
Please note that pursuant to House Bills 1151 and 929 (2017), different deadlines apply to the last day to receive ballots sent by the following: 1) non-military and military voters who mailed ballots from overseas and submitted a regular state Application for Ballot By Mail (“ABBM”), 2) non-military voters who mailed ballots from overseas and who submitted a Federal Postcard Application (“FPCA”), and (3) military voters who mailed ballots domestically or from overseas and who submitted an FPCA. See Secs. 86.007, 101.001 and 101.057 of the Code. Please contact the Elections Division of the Office of the Texas Secretary of State at 1-800-252-VOTE (8683) for additional information.