Oct. 18 marks the first day of early voting, and Richardson residents will have the chance to decide on several ballot items leading up to Election Day on Nov. 2.

Polls will be open in Dallas County 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18-23, 1-6 p.m. Oct. 24, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 28-29. In Collin County, polls will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18-22, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 23, 1-6 p.m. Oct. 24 and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 25-29.

Voters in both Dallas and Collin counties may vote at any polling location in their respective county during early voting and on Election Day.

For polling locations, visit the Dallas County elections page here and the Collin County elections page here.

Richardson is seeking approval from voters on five separate bond propositions totaling $190 million. The proposals are largely aimed at infrastructure improvements.

There are also eight statewide propositions on the ballot for all Texans this year. A full list of the propositions can be found here.

A breakdown of the ballot language for each of the propositions Richardson voters will consider is available via this 2021 Local Voter Guide.