Three Hays CISD board of trustee elections in May are uncontested

The board approved a six-proposition bond Feb. 6. (Community Impact Newspaper)
The board approved a six-proposition bond Feb. 6. (Community Impact Newspaper)

The board approved a six-proposition bond Feb. 6. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Only one candidate has filed to run for each of three Hays CISD board of trustee seats as Feb. 14, the filing deadline.

Both District 2 trustee Willie Tenorio and at-large trustee Vanessa Petrea will run for re-election and have no challengers. As previously reported, District 1 trustee Teresa Tobias announced in January that she would not run for re-election, but one candidate—Raul Vela Jr.—has filed for a place on the ballot.
Vela is a member of the facilities and bond oversight committee; he was appointed by Tobias.

Also on the May 2 ballot in Hays CISD is a $217.3 million bond that includes funding for new and expanded schools, a new central administration building, more school buses and stadium expansions, among other measures.
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By Katharine Jose

Katharine Jose has written about politics, infrastructure, environment, development, natural disasters and other subjects for The New York Observer, Capital New York, and The New York Times, among other publications. She was an editor for several publicat


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