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Board of Trustees

OFFICIAL OATHS
After each election or appointment, the elected or appointed Board members shall file their official oaths with the Board President.

Education Code 11.061(a)


COMPENSATION
Trustees serve without compensation.

Education Code 11.061(d)


SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS
A candidate for Trustee representing a single-member district must be a resident of the Trustee district he or she seeks to represent.

Education Code 11.052(g)
CANDIDATE'S RESIDENCY TERM
Prefiled Candidacy
An individual seeking election to the office of Trustee by having his or her name placed on the ballot must have been a resident of the state for 12 months, and a resident of the territory from which the office is elected for six months, prior to the last date on which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot.

Write-in Candidacy
An individual seeking election to the office of Trustee by write-in vote must have been a resident of the state for 12 months, and a resident of the territory from which the office is elected for six months, prior to the day of the election.

Appointment to Office
An individual appointed to the office of Trustee must have been a resident of the state for 12 months, and a resident of the territory from which the office is elected for six months, prior to the day on which the appointment is made.

Election Code 141.001(a)(5)

'Residence' Defined
"Residence" shall mean domicile, one's home and fixed place of habitation to which one intends to return after any temporary absence; one does not lose one's residence status by leaving to go to another place for temporary purposes only.

Election Code 1.015
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