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Single-winner voting system

The Irving ISD Board of Trustees (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Irving ISD Votes For Single-Member Districts

An all-white elected school board in Irving voted Thursday to change the election process to give minorities a better chance of serving on the school board.

01/12/2012

Irving ISD Example Plan 1 - 5 Single Member Districts (Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Data Source: Roads, Water and other features obtained from the 2010 Tiger/line files, U.S. Census Bureau)

Minorities Challenge Irving ISD Board Election Process

Nearly 85 percent of students in the Irving Independent School District are minorities, and yet every elected school board member is white. Many parents say the equation doesn’t add up.

01/05/2012