Ask the editor: What is on the ballot for the Nov. 5 election?

It’s election time again. Everyone in Texas will have the chance to vote on 10 constitutional amendments. Visit votetexas.gov for a rundown.

Tarrant County College is seeking approval on a proposed $825 million bond to fund upgrades throughout the community college district. Check out this issue’s cover story for details.

Voters living in Keller will have two additional measures to consider. One asks whether to allow all alcohol sales. This measure, if approved, would pave the way for liquor stores to operate within the city limits. The other asks whether to reauthorize a 0.25% sales tax dedicated to street maintenance. A “yes” vote would mean no change to the current sales tax rate of 8.25%.

Keller ISD voters will also decide on a $315 million bond measure to fund 11 projects on the district’s long-range facilities plan.

Early voting runs through Nov. 1. Election Day is Nov. 5.
By Valerie Wigglesworth
Valerie has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She is currently managing editor for DFW Metro for Community Impact Newspaper.


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