Nacogdoches Hospital District
Hospital District
Election Transparency

Date of Next Officer Election:
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The date of the next election for officers of the Nacogdoches County Hospital District is Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The main voting site is the Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex, 203 West Main Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961. Additional election information will be available on the Nacogdoches County Elections website.

Mailing Address of Political Subdivision:
Nacogdoches County Hospital District
1018 N. Mound Street, Suite 105
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

Telephone Number: (936) 568-8524

E-Mail Address: click to email Ella Nobles

Elected Officers of Political Subdivision, Year Elected Officer's Term Expires

Fred Groover, Precinct 1, 2023, Secretary, 2023

Sean Hightower, Precinct 2 - Vice-President, 2024

David Schaefer, MS, RPh, Precinct 3 - 2023

John McLaren, Precinct 4, 2024

Lisa King, Member-at-large - President, 2024

Justin Sowell, Member-at-large, 2023

Wesley McKnight, Member-at-large, 2024

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Deadline to File Candidate Application:

Saturday, July 22, 2023 - First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot      

Monday, August 21, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. - Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot

Candidate application packets may be picked up at the District office during regular office hours beginning on July 22, 2023.

Notice to File (PDF)
To be announced.

Candidate Eligibility Requirements

Texas Special District Local Laws Code 1069.053.

(a)  A person who wants to have the person's name printed on the ballot as a candidate for director must file with the board secretary a petition requesting that action.  The petition must:

           (1)  be signed by not fewer than 25 qualified voters;

           (2)  be filed by the deadline imposed by Section 144.005, Election Code; and

           (3)  specify the commissioner’s precinct the person wants to represent or specify that the person wants to represent the district at large.

(b)  The board secretary may accept the petition only if it is accompanied by evidence showing that the candidate has the qualifications required by Section 1069.054.

Texas Special District Local Laws Code §1069.054:

(a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for or to serve as a director, a person must be:

          (1)  a resident of the district; and

          (2)  a qualified voter.

(b)  A director elected or appointed to represent a commissioner’s precinct must be a resident of that commissioner’s precinct.

(c)  A district employee may not serve as a director.

The candidate must (1) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for 6 months; and (2) must be a registered voter of the territory elected from as of the filing deadline. See Texas Election Code §141.001(a):

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