Election Information

About the Board


The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of three years each. Candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the number of positions with expiring terms shall be elected. Elections are conducted annually in May. Following the election, the board elects a president, vice president, and secretary to serve for one-year terms.


Election Details


For more information please visit the Secretary of State Website   SOS Candidate Information


Election Clerk: Christie Wyatt      Contact:  817-592-4208

E-Mail Address:  [email protected]

2022 GISD Board of Trustees May Election Unofficial Results
  • Von C. Stephens: 65
  • Vance DeBerry: 157
  • Christa Heiner: 386
  • Marissa Smelley Abbott:  394
  • Kayla Lain:  182
Votes will be canvassed by May 16th.

January 19, 2022- First day to apply for a place on the ballot

February 18, 2022- Last day to file for a place on the ballot


February 25, 2022 -Last day for candidate to withdraw (form available below)

Last Day to Register to Vote: April 7, 2022

Early voting will be Monday, April 25, 2022- Tuesday, May 3, 2022

April 26, 2022- Last day to apply for a ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)

May 7, 2022- Mail-in ballots have to be received by 7 pm


**There will be two spots and the winner will be determined by plurality of votes.


Application for Place on the Ballot

Texas Ethics Commission

Form CTA

Voting Location:
Godley Elementary
604 N. Pearson
Godley, TX 76044
Please Note:
Godley Elementary will be a voting site for the Godley ISD Board of Trustee election and the city of Godley election only.  It will not be a voting site for the constitutional amendment election.
Hours of Voting:
Monday, April 25-Friday, April 29- 8am-5pm
Saturday, April 30- 9am-5pm
Monday, May 2-Tuesday, May 3- 7am-7pm
Election Day: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022- 7am-7pm


  • First day to file for a place on the ballot:  January 18, 2023

  • Last day to file for a place on the ballot:  February 17, 2023

  • Last day to register to vote:  April 6, 2023

  • First day of Early Voting:  April 24, 2023

  • Early voting ends:  May 2, 2023

  • Last day to apply for Ballot By Mail:  April 25, 2023

  • Last day to receive Ballot By Mail:  May 6, 2023

  • Election Day:  May 6, 2023