Notice of General Election

South Plains College Board of Regents 2020 Election

Early Voting – April 20-28                                         Election Day – May 2, 2020

Location

  • Hockley County Courthouse Annex (also early voting location)
  • Ropesville, TX
  • Anton, TX
  • Smyer, TX
  • Whitharral, TX
  • Whiteface, TX
  • Sundown, TX

 

First Day to File-for a Place on the Ballot  - Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Deadline to File for Candidacy - Friday, February 14, 2020

Applications can be picked up at 1401 S. College Ave. in the Administration Building Business Office from the office of Ronnie Watkins or printed from this LINK.

SPC  Contact

Ronnie Watkins – Dean of Administrative Services
1401 S. College Ave
Levelland, Texas 79336

806-716-2246   rwatkins@southplainscollege.edu

Positions Open for General Election

  • Position 1 -  Currently held by Bobby Neal - Expires 2020
  • Position 2 - Vacant - Expires 2020 
  • Position 6 - Vacant - Expires 2024

 

Eligibility and Qualifications for serving on the Board of Regents

To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, the office of College District Regent, a person must:

  1. Be a United States citizen, 18 years of age or older;
  2. Be a qualified (registered) voter
  3. Reside in the College District.
  4. Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by final judgment of a court of law
  5. Must not have been finally convicted of a felony, or if so convicted has fully discharged his or her sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision; has completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or has been pardoned or otherwise released from the felony charge(s).
  6. Must sign a statement swearing to defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Texas.
  7. Must sign a statement of awareness of the nepotism law.
  8. Must not be in violation of applicable nepotism laws.

If an individual seeks election to the office of Regent by having his or her name placed on the ballot, he or she must also:

  1. Have been a resident of the state for twelve months prior to the last date on which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot.
  2. Have been a resident of the South Plains Junior College District for six months prior to the last date of which the candidate could file to be listed on the ballot.

If an individual seeks election to the office of Regent by write-in vote, he or she must also:

  1. Have been a resident of the state for twelve months prior to the day of the election.
  2. Have been a resident of the South Plains Junior College District for six months prior the day of the election.

If an individual is appointed to the office of Regent, he or she must also:

  1. Have been a resident of the state for twelve months prior to the day of which the appointment is made.

Have been a resident of the College District for six months prior to the day on which the appointment is made.