2019 Dallas ISD Board Trustee Elections Preview

candidate filing and other Key Dates will be added as they are available

Since our origination in 2011, Dallas Kids First has endorsed 17 candidates seeking election to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees. If you are considering running for a position on the Board, we would appreciate hearing from you and learning more about your desire to serve.  info@dallaskidsfirst.org.

To learn more:

What Makes an Effective Board member

The Dallas Kids First Endorsement Process

"The fact that board members can influence achievement, 

even loosely, merits much more attention - surely by scholars but also by voters, 

parents, taxpayers, and other policy-makers."  

-Improving School Board Effectiveness

District 4


southeast DAllas, seagoville, balch springs

Currently represented by Trustee jaime rEsendez

Resendez was elected in 2016 with 56% of  1,298 votes.

Endorsed by Dallas Kids First in 2016


District 5


oak lawn, west dallas, wilmer, hutchins, and parts of east oak cliff

currently represented by trustee lew blackburn

Blackburn was elected in 2016 with 52% of 2,320 votes.

Endorsed by Dallas Kids First in 2013


District 7


north central oak cliff and parts of west dallas

Currently represented by Trustee audrey pinkerton

Pinkerton was elected in 2016 with 59% of 2,832 votes.




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