May 2023 Election Information
The unofficial results of the Saturday, May 6, 2023 election can be found here on the Dallas County Elections website or here on the HPISD website. Trustee Place 6 and Place 7 were on the ballot. Blythe Koch was elected to Place 6 and Pete Flowers to Place 7. The new Trustees were sworn into office May 16. Read the story here.
Documents related to the May 2023 election are below:
May 2023 Candidate Applications
*Listed alpha order by Place
*Listed alpha order by Place
May 2023 Candidate Campaign Finance Reports
Previous Recent Election Results
May 7 Election UPDATE, posted 5/24: Petition for a recount filed by Place 4 candidate
The swearing-in for Place 4 has been postponed pending the outcome of a petition for a recount. Candidate Tyler Beeson filed a petition May 17 for a recount of the results for the HPISD Board of Trustees Place 4 position. The recount process will take place Thursday, May 26, 2022 and will be conducted in accordance with the State of Texas election law procedures to request and conduct a recount. Only persons specifically permitted to attend by law may be in the room where the recount is taking place as outlined on page 9 of the Texas Procedures to Request and Conduct a Recount process, which is posted below.
May 7 Election UPDATE, posted 5/27: Election recount dropped, unofficial results confirmed
Dallas County Elections office recount process of the HPISD Place 4 Trustee election that began May 26 in response to a petition filed by candidate Tyler Beeson has been completed. Once the review of mail-in ballots was completed, Beeson requested that the recount committee cease the process. Unofficial election results published by Dallas County Elections office earlier this month remain unchanged.
HPISD Place 4 incumbent Jae Elis will take the oath of office at the June 14 meeting.
May 2022 Candidate Applications
May 7, 2022 Election Results HPISD voters elect 3 to serve on Board of Trustees
Highland Park ISD voters elected Jae Ellis, Ellen Lee and Bryce Benson to serve on the Board of Trustees in yesterday's election. All three will serve three-year terms until May 2025.
Place 4 Trustee Ellis will be serving his second term. Place 5 Trustee-elect Lee will replace former Board Finance Officer Edward Herring who is stepping down from Board service after two three-year terms. Place 3 Trustee Benson ran unopposed after serving on the board during the last year. Unofficial election results below (including the total number of votes cast during early voting, by mail and in person) can be seen here.
- Bryce Benson - 6,314 votes
Place 4 (pending recount process)
- Jae Ellis - 4,184 votes (50.87%)
- Tyler Beeson - 4,041 votes (49.13%)
- Ellen Lee - 4,825 votes (58.82%)
- Spencer Siino - 3,378 votes (41.18%)
Trustees for Place 3 and Place 5 were sworn into office during the Tuesday, May 17, 2022 School Board meeting. Swearing-in for Place 4 has been postponed due to a recount request filed May 17. Thank you to each candidate who ran to serve as a trustee and to all HPISD voters who participated in the process.
May 2022 Candidate Campaign Finance Reports