Friday, July 10, 2020

Four Candidates File for CISD Board as Filing Closes

Filing for the Carroll ISD School Board closed Friday, March 1 at 5 p.m. Four candidates filed for a place on the School Board Election ballot for one of two, three-year, at-large positions on the Carroll Independent School District Board of Trustees.

Bob Kemins filed January 31 for a spot on the ballot in Place 7 however, Kemins withdrew on Friday, March 1. Sam Torolopoulos filed February 1 for a spot on the ballot in Place 6. Matt Kormann filed Feb. 6 for a spot on the ballot in Place 6. Chris Archer filed Feb. 25 for a spot on the ballot in Place 7. James Palazzo filed March 1 for a spot on the ballot in Place 7. Voters will decide the two seats on Saturday, May 11; they are currently held by incumbents John Thane (Place 6) and Sherri Williams (Place 7).

Application packets and filing was available during regular business hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Mondays through Fridays at the Carroll Administration Center’s new location, 2400 N. Carroll Avenue in Southlake (former Carroll Middle School building just west of the North Carroll/Dove roundabout). The filing deadline was 5 p.m. on March 1. Candidates for each place will then hold a lottery drawing for the order of their names on the ballot.

Click here to read the Carroll ISD policy for Board Member Eligibility and Qualifications.