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School Board Elections

2024 school board election canceled

The Board of Trustees has received a certification of unopposed candidates for the upcoming election on May 4th. At the meeting of the Board of Trustees held on Monday, March 18th, the board canceled the election scheduled to be held on May 4, 2024 in accordance with Section 2.053(a) of the Texas Election Code. The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected as follows: Nikki Haynes and Jeremy McClanahan

Board members are elected at-large to three-year, staggered terms representing the entire LOISD community. There are no runoff elections; the candidate who receives the most votes wins the seat on the School Board. 

LOISD Trustees

Email Address
Dirección de correo electrónico

Justin Ramm, President
Jeremy McClanahan, Vice President
Donald Isenburg, Secretary
Orville Gentry, Trustee
Clint Patterson, Trustee
Nikki Haynes, Trustee
Lee Hogue, Trustee
May 2025 
May 2024
May 2025
May 2025
May 2026
May 2024
May 2026


District Contact

Mailing Address
Dirección de envoí
Telephone Number
Número de teléfono
Email Address
Dirección de correo electrónico
8162 Hwy 69 South
Lone Oak, TX 75453
903-662-5427 Katy Turner


Date and Location of Next Election

Date of Next Election
Fecha de la próxima elección
Location of Next Election
Ubicación de la próxima elección
May 3, 2025 Lone Oak ISD Administration Building
8162 Hwy 69 South
Lone Oak, TX 75453


Notice of Deadline to File


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 with the district's filing authority, Katy Turner; and contain specified information about the candidate:

  • The candidate's name, date of birth and occupation;
  • The candidate's residence address
  • The candidate's length of continuous residence in Texas and in the district as of the date the candidate swears the application;
  • If available, a public mailing address and email address at which the candidate received correspondence relating to the candidate's campaign;
  • The office sought, including any place or other distinguishing number and an indication of whether the office sought is for a full or unexpired term. 
  • Statements that the candidate is a U.S. citizen; has not been determined by a court to be mentally incapacitated; has not been convicted of a felony; is aware of the nepotism law; and swears an oath to support and defend the U.S. and Texas Constitution and laws. 


An individual is eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a Texas school board if the individual:

  • Is a United States citizen;
  • Is 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
  • Has not been determined by a final judgement of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  • Has not been finally convicted of a felony; 
  • Has resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
    • For an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
    • For a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in' or
    • For an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
  • Is registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected on the date described above; and
  • Satisfies any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office

Texas Election Code § 141.001.

Texas Education Code § 11.066 adds eligibility requirements for an individual to serve on a school board:

  • A person is ineligible to serve on a school board if the person has been convicted of a felony or solicitation of prostitution under Texas Penal Code section 43.021 Tex. Educ. Code § 11.066. Thus, a person who has been convicted of a felony may not serve on a school board regardless of whether the person has been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities. 
  • An individual must be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older, a United States citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony. Tex.Educ. Code § 11.061; Tex. Elec. § 11.002.


Election Materials

Lone Oak ISD citizens interested in running for School Board may file for a place on the ballot starting Wednesday, January 17 through Friday, February 16 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM during the work week. Packets can be found online below, or picked up at the Administration Building.  Additional information and other election resources can also be found through the following links.