Angelina County residents will choose the next member of the State Board of Education in the Nov. 3 election. Republican incumbent Kevin Ellis is facing Democratic contender Brenda Davis.
Candidates for the position were asked by The Lufkin Daily News to share information about themselves and their platforms. Each received email surveys with the same questions and word-count limits.
Their responses are listed in the order in which their names appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, according to the Angelina County Elections Administration.
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 3 election is Monday. The last day to hand vote-by-mail applications over the counter in the office is Oct. 12. Early voting begins on Oct. 13.
Tell us about yourself.
Ellis: I have been a practicing chiropractor in Lufkin for over 20 years. I served on the Lufkin ISD school board from 2012 to 2016 where I