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BISD board votes to ask judge to cancel November election
BEAUMONT - The Beaumont school board voted Monday morning to ask a judge to cancel the November 5 election.
The board voted during an early morning meeting Monday.
Judge Donald Floyd is holding a hearing later Monday morning during which the attorney for BISD will ask Judge Floyd to cancel the November 5 election. If it can't be canceled the district will ask the judge to reschedule it.
An appeals court said BISD should use a map with five single-member districts and two at-large seats, but the board voted Monday morning not to hire a demographer to draw such a map.
The public approved a 5-2 map in a previous election.