Fort Worth

Candidates can begin filing for Fort Worth school board races

Candidates can begin filing for the Fort Worth school board elections on Wednesday.
Candidates can begin filing for the Fort Worth school board elections on Wednesday. rmallison@star-telegram.com

The filing period for candidates running for Fort Worth school board in the May 6 local elections begins Wednesday.

Five seats are up for election. The four-year posts, which represent single-member districts, are: District 1, which is held by Jacinto Ramos; District 4, held by T.A. Sims; District 7, held by Norman Robbins; District 8, held by Matthew Avila; and District 9, held by Ashley Paz.

Ramos, Avila and Paz were first elected to the board in 2013. Sims, a pharmacist, was first elected in 1983, while Robbins, a Realtor, has served on the board since 2004.

The application filing period for candidates ends on Feb. 17. Paperwork is filed with the school district.

Diane A. Smith: 817-390-7675, @dianeasmith1

  Comments