NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
A TEXAS RECOGNIZED DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2009
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

Early Voting Begins April 27 for May 9 Trustee Election

         Early voting will begin April 27 and end May 5 for the May 9, 2009 Galena Park ISD Trustee Election. The two locations for early voting are the GPISD Administration Building, 14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, Texas 77015 and Galena Park Middle School, 400 Keene Street, Galena Park, Texas 77547.
         Voting hours are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at both locations except for the hours of 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. on May 5. Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to Maria Diosdado at P.O. Box 565, Galena Park, Texas 77547 and must be received no later than May 1, 2009.
         Trustees running for re-election are Board President Wayne Oquin, Position 2, and Vice President C.C. “Buddy” Wilson, Position 1. Wilson is opposed by Joe Stephens in the Position 1 race while Oquin is opposed by Wanda Heath Johnson, Trustee from 1998-2002, in the Position 2 race.
         Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Election Day. Election day polling locations are as follows:


  • Galena Park Middle School, 400 Keene Street, Galena Park, for voters in Harris County voting precincts 81 (other than Woodland Acres), 208 (other than Galena Manor and Fidelity additions), 860 and 862.

  • Evelyn Churchill Community Center, 1508 Hunter Street, Galena Park, for voters in precincts 164, 208 (those voters in 208 who live in Galena Manor and Fidelity additions), and 857.

  • Jacinto City Town Center, 1025 Oates Road, Jacinto City, for voters in precinct 163.

  • Cloverleaf Elementary School, 1035 Frankie Street, Houston, for voters in precincts 375, 827 and 872.

  • Cimarron Elementary School, 816 Cimarron, Houston, for voters in precincts 266 and 827.

  • Pyburn Elementary School, 12303 Coulson Drive, Houston, for voters in precincts 162 and 81 (for those living in Woodland Acres).

  • Tice Elementary School , 14120 Wallisville, Houston, for voters in precincts 353 and 376.

  • North Shore Elementary School, 14310 Duncannon, Houston, for voters in precincts 368,413, 460 and 725.

  • Green Valley Elementary School, 13350 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, for voters in precincts 354 and 824.