New Braunfels ISD to hold board election

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In February, both New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD boards of trustees accepted candidate applications for single-member district positions to be elected in May.

NBISD will hold its election in conjunction with the city of New Braunfels on May 2 for single-member seats for District 2 and District 4, which are held by Michael Calta and Matthew Sargent, respectively.

Applications were accepted until Feb. 14. Applicants must live in the single-member district boundary for which they are applying, be a registered voter, have been a resident of NBISD for at least six months and have been a resident of Texas for at least one year.

The positions up for election in CISD were single-member seats for District 3 and District 4, which are held by Jason York and Denise Kern, respectively.

As of the deadline to apply, only York in District 3 and Russell Garner in District 4 filed applications at a board meeting on Feb. 25.


The board decided to forego an election and declared them elected to office in accordance with Section 2.053 of the Election Code.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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