See who filed to run for McKinney ISD's board of trustees May election

Candidates have filed for places on the McKinney ISD school board. (Courtesy McKinney ISD)
Candidates have filed for places on the McKinney ISD school board. (Courtesy McKinney ISD)

Candidates have filed for places on the McKinney ISD school board. (Courtesy McKinney ISD)

Candidate filing for the May 1 election is complete for McKinney ISD's may board of trustees election. Filing opened Jan. 13 and closed Feb. 12. Half the school board seats are up for grabs this May,

Here is a list of all candidates who will appear on the ballot. Incumbents are marked with an asterisk.

Place 1

Larry Jagours

Maria McKinzie*


Place 2

Anthony Congine

Philip Hassler*

Place 3

Erwin Garcia

Chad Green

Kathi Livezey*

Place 7 (at large)

Serena Ashcroft

Joy Booth

Joseph Franze

Craig Johnson

Harvey Oaxaca

Place 7 incumbent Curtis Rippee did not file for re-election, according to the district website as of 3 p.m. Feb. 16.

Board members in MISD serve two-year, staggered terms and are not subject to term limits. Candidates for places 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are elected by voters who reside in that specific subdistrict. Places 6 and 7 are elected at large by voters across the school district.

After elections are finalized and results are canvassed, the MISD school board trustees elect a president, vice president and secretary to one-year terms.

Early voting runs from April 19-27. Election day is May 1.
By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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