Voting Information for the DISD School Board of Trustee Election (May Joint Elections)

SOD PAC Candidate Endorsements

Supporters of DISD (SOD) PAC supports incumbents Barbara Burns for Place 1 and Sheryl English for Place 2 in the upcoming DISD School Board of Trustee elections.

About Barbara Burns

Barbara Burns boasts nearly 30 years in education, primarily as a history and government teacher at Denton and Ryan High Schools. Her dedication to education extends beyond the classroom, evident in her active involvement in student organizations and mentoring teachers from Ukraine.

Serving as a Trustee on the School Board since 2012, she has contributed significantly, including leadership roles and participation in community organizations like the League of Women Voters and Denton Noon Kiwanis. Burns’ belief in education as an investment underscores her commitment to student success and community development.

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About Sheryl English

Sheryl English has served as a Trustee on the DISD School Board since 2021 and is an experienced Realtor® and community advocate with over 29 years of experience.

As the owner of Blackjack Realty Group, she has a history of leadership in Denton, serving on the Denton Chamber of Commerce board and as Chair of the Denton Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners. English is the first black woman to serve on both boards.

She holds degrees from North Central Texas College and Texas Woman’s University. Actively engaged in community service, she contributes to various organizations including the Denton Public School Foundation and the City of Denton Police Advisory Committee.

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Voting Dates

  • Election Day is Saturday, May 4th, 2024.
  • Early Voting begins on April 22nd, 2024.

Registration and Mail-in Ballot Dates

  • The Last day to Register to Vote is Thursday, April 4th, 2024.
  • The Last day to Receive Application for Ballot by Mail is Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024.
  • The Last day to Receive Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) is Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024.

Election Day and Early Voting Locations and Times

See the following link to the official page for more information about where and when to vote based on where you live: Early Voting and Election Day Information Page