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Election Information

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Schluter, Hatfield Re-Elected to School Board

Northwest ISD voters re-elected DeAnne Hatfield and Mark Schluter to the district’s school board. Election returns were canvassed during a special meeting on May 14, and they will be sworn in at the NISD Board of Trustees meeting on May 20.

Results of May 4, 2024, General Election

Upcoming NISD Board of Trustees Election





The next NISD School Board General Election will be held on May 3, 2025. Two seats will be up for election (Place 3 and Place 4). The next school board election is anticipated to be May 2, 2026. For information on other local elections, please visit our Voting and Civic Engagement webpage

Polling locations, dates, and times will be available on the county election websites: Denton County, Tarrant County, Wise County.


Northwest ISD Board Members are elected to three-year terms of office. On a 2-2-3 rotating basis, board seats are filled during the elections held in May. All board members are elected at-large, representing the entire district. Click here to view Northwest ISD’s elected school board members and office terms. 


The next NISD School Board General Election will be held May 3, 2025. Board candidate packets will be available at the Northwest ISD Administration Building (2001 Texan Drive, Justin). The filing period opens January 15, 2025, and the last day to file for a place on the ballot is 5 p.m., February 14, 2025. Candidates may file during business hours at the NISD Administration Building, by email to, by fax to 817-215-0170, or by mail to Northwest ISD, Elections Coordinator, P.O. Box 77070, Fort Worth, Texas 76177-0070. Contact the NISD Elections Coordinator for more information.


Candidates to the Board of Trustees must conform to the Texas Education Code. Eligibility/qualification requirements can be found in Board Policy BBA (LEGAL) — Board Members: Eligibility/Qualifications. You can find information on running for local office on the Texas Secretary of State website. Current state law requires a candidate for trustee of an independent school district to be a qualified voter by the time required by Election Code Section 141.001.  

NISD provides the Secretary of State candidate form (Application for Place on the General Election Ballot for City, Schools and Other Political Subdivisions) in candidate packets. An application for a place on the ballot must be in writing; signed, sworn to by the candidate before a person authorized to administer an oath, and dated; timely filed and contain specified information about the candidate:

  • The candidate's name.
  • The candidate's occupation.
  • The office sought, including any place number.
  • An indication of whether the office sought is to be filled for a full or unexpired term.
  • A statement that the candidate is a United States citizen.
  • A statement that the candidate has not been finally determined mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote by a court with probate jurisdiction.
  • A statement that the candidate has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
  • The candidate's date of birth.
  • The candidate's residence address, or if the residence has no address, the address at which the candidate receives mail and a concise description of the location of the candidate's residence.
  • The candidate's length of continuous residence in the state and in the territory from which the office sought is elected as of the date that the candidate swears to the application.
  • A statement swearing to defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and Texas.
  • A statement that the candidate is aware of the nepotism law.
  • A public mailing address for campaign correspondence, if available, and any available electronic mail address at which the candidate receives correspondence relating to the candidate’s campaign.

Contact Us

Northwest ISD's elections are managed by Angela Scott, public affairs coordinator. Ms. Scott can be reached via email at, by phone at 817-698-1088, or by mail to Northwest ISD, Elections Coordinator, P.O. Box 77070, Fort Worth, Texas 76177-0070.