Trustee Elections

HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION

Houston Community College

Trustee Elections November 2, 2021

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

 

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Houston Community College (HCC) will hold an election to fill four (4) HCC Board of Trustees positions in geographic districts III, IV, VI, and VIII.

Interested candidates desiring to run for a HCC Trustee Position must file for a place on the general election ballot between Saturday, July 17, 2021 and Monday, August 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. All applications must be filed in person or by mail at the following location:

Houston Community College

Board Services Office

3100 Main, 12th Floor, Room 12D13

Houston, TX 77002

 

The HCC Office of Board Services will accept applications for a place on the general election ballot during the designated filing period, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  NO applications will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 16, 2021. There is no filing fee.

You may pick up an application form from HCC Office of Board Services at the address listed above or from the Texas Secretary of State’s website at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/index.shtml. For additional election information, please visit 2021 Trustee Elections on HCC’s website: https://www.hccs.edu/.

For remaining questions, please contact the HCC Office of Board Services at 713-718-8398.  Please note that HCC Office of Board Services is unable to provide legal advice. This information is provided to help potential candidates with useful information. The information is provided only as a guide. HCC does not provide legal advice to potential candidates. Rather, it is the responsibility of each candidate to insure that he/she is in compliance with all legal requirements.

The Texas Ethics Commission is the agency responsible for administering various laws including but not limited to Title 15, Election Code, concerning political contributions and expenditures, and political advertising.

 

 

Houston Community College

2021 Trustee Elections - Internet Posting Requirements

Which trustee positions are on the ballot in the November 2021 election?

Trustee Position, District III (Term expires - 12/31/2021)

Trustee Position, District IV (Unexpired term - Term expires 12/31/2023)

Trustee Position, District VI (Term expires - 12/31/2021)

Trustee Position, District VIII (Term expires - 12/31/2021)

How long is the term of office?

6 years

Where do I File?

HCC Board Services Office

3100 Main Street, 12th Floor, Suite 12D13

Houston TX, 77002

Telephone: 713.718..8398

Email Address: board.services@hccs.edu

First Day to File for Place on Ballot or a Declaration of Write-In Candidacy

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Section 144.005, Election Code; Section 130.082(g), Education Code.

First Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Sections 143.007 and 144.005, Election Code; Section 130.082(g), Education Code.

Last Day to File for Place on Ballot

Monday, August 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Late filings WILL NOT be accepted.

Section 144.005(d), Election Code.

Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy

Monday, August 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Section 130.0825, Education Code; Section 146.054, Election Code.

Location of next officer election

Polling locations determined by the Harris County Clerk's Office: https://www.harrisvotes.com/PollLocations

What are the candidate eligibility requirements for office in Texas?

See Section 141.001, Election Code.

Candidate Eligibility Requirements

• Must have resided continuously in the geographic district comprising the Houston Community College District, six months prior to the last date on which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot.
• Must have resided continuously in the state of Texas for 12 months immediately preceding the filing deadline (August 16, 2021).
• Must be a qualified registered voter.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must be a citizen of the United States.
• Must not be convicted of a felon.
• Must be aware of the nepotism law.
• Must serve without compensation.
• Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment court.

Is there a fee?

No

Election Day

Tuesday, November 2, 2021