2019 Dallas ISD Board Trustee Elections Preview

"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  


Since our origination in 2011, Dallas Kids First has successfully supported 14 out of 18 ballot victories. We have proudly partnered with bold school board candidates seeking election to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees in service of 157,000 students.

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.  Email info@dallaskidsfirst.org.

Upcoming School Board Elections:

District 4

southeast DAllas, seagoville, balch springs

vacant seat

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


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.




Candidate Filing : January 16 - February 15 2019

Last Day to Register to Vote: April 4 2019

Early Voting Period: April 22 - 30 2019

Election Day: Saturday, May 4, 2019


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