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BCHD Election Information

The Bosque County Hospital District is governed by an elected board of directors. Interested and eligible residents of Bosque County may run for a seat on the BCHD.

Hospital District elections are conducted in May of each year in accordance with the Texas Secretary of State Uniform General Election Date.  The next election is May 1 , 2021. The deadline to file an application for candidacy is Feb. 12, 2021.

Interested candidates should review all of the information below. Questions about application filing may be directed to Jackie James at 254-675-8322.

According to state law (Sec. 286.045 of the Health and Safety Code):

  • (a) To be eligible to be a candidate for or to serve as a director, a person must be:
    • A resident of the district and a qualified voter.
  • (b) In addition to the qualifications required by Subsection (a), if directors are elected from commissioners precincts, a person who is elected from a commissioner precinct or who is appointed to fill a vacancy for a commissioner precinct must be a resident of that commissioner precinct.
  • (c) An employee of the district may not serve as a director.

*Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 14, Sec. 121, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

General requirements for candidacy for hospital district boards (Texas Secretary of State)

Application for a place on the general election ballot for the BCHD (Texas Secretary of State)

  • Completed applications may be filed in person with Jackie James, Administration, Goodall-Witcher Healthcare, 101 Posey Avenue, Clifton, TX 76634. 
  • Candidates interested in filing an application for a place on the ballot may file their application the 30th day before the filing deadline. The filing deadline for a general election is 5 p.m. on the 78th day before the election day. The deadline to file a declaration of write-in cadndidacy is 5 p.m. on the 74th day before the election. 
  • Call Jackie James with questions 254-675-8322 ext. 7992.

Election dates for 2020-2022 (Texas Secretary of State)

  • The next election for the BCHD is May 1, 2021.

Requirements and deadlines for filing for candidacy (Texas Secretary of State)

Polling places in Bosque County for election day and for the early voting period (Bosque County)