DALLAS — It's time for Election Day in North Texas. Most of the items on the ballot this fall are statewide propositions, along with certain municipal elections.
Here's what you need to know heading into the election.
When is the general election?
Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Where can I vote on Nov. 2? Am I registered?
You can vote at your local precinct on Nov. 2. Click the following the links to look up your voter information, including whether you're registered, your polling location and a sample ballot, depending on where you live:
What's on the ballot?
Several municipal bond and local government elections are on the ballot in North Texas. Check your local elections website for a sample ballot to see what you'll be voting on.
Statewide, all Texans will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on eight constitutional amendments.
The Texas Secretary of State has a full explanation on each proposed constitutional amendment. Here are the eight propositions:
Proposition No. 1: The constitutional amendment authorizing the professional sports team charitable foundations of organizations sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association or the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association to conduct charitable raffles at rodeo venues.
Proposition No. 2: The constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county
Proposition No. 3: The constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations.
Proposition No. 4: The constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for a justice of the supreme court, a judge of the court of criminal appeals, a justice of a court of appeals, and a district judge.
Proposition No. 5: The constitutional amendment providing additional powers to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct with respect to candidates for judicial office.
Proposition No. 6: The constitutional amendment establishing a right for residents of certain facilities to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.
Proposition No. 7: The constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse’s residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person’s death.
Proposition No. 8: The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.