Tuesday, Nov. 7 is Election Day + we’re doing our civic duty with another quick ballot breakdown.
Tarrant County residents can vote on three school bonds + 14 constitutional amendments. Check your polling location and head to the polls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
HEB ISD | The $997 million bond includes two replacement high school buildings, four new elementary schools + upgrades for safety, security, and technology.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD | The $659 million bond includes four new campuses + a swimming facility, technology upgrades, and improvements to Saginaw High School’s athletic building.
Azle ISD | The $151.5 million bond includes campus replacements, expansions, and modifications + upgrades to the district’s police headquarters.
Proposition 1 | Establishes a right to farm, ranch, produce timber, and manage wildlife on property owned or leased.
Proposition 2 | Allows municipalities to create a childcare center property tax exemption.
Proposition 3 | Prohibits the state from implementing a wealth tax.
Proposition 4 | Increases homestead exemptions, limits yearly appraisal value increases, offsets school district tax revenue loss, and allows voters to elect appraisal board members.
Proposition 5 | Replaces the National Research University fund with the Texas University Fund (which supports UNT) and the National Research Support Fund (which supports UTA).
Proposition 6 | Creates a state water fund for projects across the state.
Proposition 7 | Allows the state to create an energy fund in the future.
Proposition 8 | Creates a $5 billion Broadband Infrastructure Fund for 10 years.
Proposition 9 | Allows the state to allocate $5 billion to cost-of-living adjustments for retired teachers.
Proposition 10 | Removes property taxes on equipment and inventory that belongs to medical and biomedical manufacturers.
Proposition 11 | Allows El Paso County to issue bonds for parks and recreational facilities.
Proposition 12 | Abolishes the Galveston County treasurers office.
Proposition 13 | Increases mandatory retirement ages for state judges and justices from 75 to 79.
Proposition 14 | Allocates $1 billion for a Centennial Parks Conservation Fund to create and improve state parks.