The race for Victoria I.S.D. District 1 trustee

Two candidates are in the running for the District 1 seat.

VICTORIA, Texas – Two candidates are in the running for Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees District 1.

Former District 1 Trustee, Kevin Vanhook, announced earlier this year that he would not seek re-election. Read more here.

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Kathy Bell, VISD District 1 candidate

Kathy Bell is a lifelong Victorian with 24 years of teaching experience in the district. She’s known for being a passionate educator and an advocate for children in the public education system.

Theresa Klacman

Theresa Klacman, VISD District 1 candidate


Theresa Klacman says she wants to rebuild the trust between the community and the board, she wants to repair school buildings and restore discipline in the classroom. She believes the community is at a pivotal point for finding solutions to increasing problems at VISD.

Election Day is Saturday,  May 7th

Polls will open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting starts next Monday, April 25 and runs through the 29 and also May 2 and 3. During early voting, polls are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The City of Victoria also has 14 city charter amendments for voters to review.