Everything you need to know about the May elections in the North Texas metro area

On May 4, voters will decide on contested races in the North Texas area. The items on the ballot include city council, school district board of trustees, charter amendments and bond propositions. We have compiled a list of items on the ballot and our editions' voter guides to help you prepare to step into the voting booth.

Live Election Day results will be available here.


Frisco


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
Frisco City Council, Place 2
Frisco City Council, Place 4
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 1
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 2
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 3
Collin College board of trustees, Place 2
Collin College board of trustees, Place 4
Collin College board of trustees, Place 5
Collin College board of trustees, Place 6
Five bond propositions
24 charter propositions





Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
Grapevine City Council, Place 3
Colleyville mayor
Colleyville City Council, Place 1
Colleyville City Council, Place 2
Southlake City Council, Place 3
Southlake City Council, Place 4
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees, Place 3
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board of trustees, Place 4
Carroll ISD board of trustees, Place 7





Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
Lewisville City Council, Place 4
Lewisville City Council, Place 5
Flower Mound Town Council, Place 1
Flower Mound Town Council, Place 3
Lewisville ISD board of trustees, Place 4
Four charter amendments for Flower Mound





McKinney


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
McKinney City Council, at large
McKinney City Council, District 2
McKinney City Council, District 4
McKinney ISD board of trustees, Place 4
McKinney ISD board of trustees, Place 5
McKinney ISD board of trustees, Place 6
Collin College board of trustees, Place 2
Collin College board of trustees, Place 4
Collin College board of trustees, Place 5
Collin College board of trustees, Place 6
Five bond propositions
Two charter propositions





Plano


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
Plano City Council, Place 1
Plano City Council, Place 3
Plano City Council, Place 5
Plano City Council, Place 7
Plano ISD board of trustees, Place 4
Plano ISD board of trustees, Place 5
Plano ISD board of trustees, Place 6
Plano ISD board of trustees, Place 7
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 1
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 2
Frisco ISD board of trustees, Place 3
Collin College board of trustees, Place 2
Collin College board of trustees, Place 4
Collin College board of trustees, Place 5
Collin College board of trustees, Place 6
Three bond propositions





Richardson


Read the voter guide for a list of candidates, Q&A's and other additional information.

On the ballot for voters:
Richardson mayor
Richardson City Council, Place 1
Richardson City Council, Place 2
Richardson City Council, Place 3
Richardson City Council, Place 4
Richardson City Council, Place 5
Richardson City Council, Place 6




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The city of Frisco is in partnership with FISD and Hall Group to build a $67 million performing arts center at Hall Park. Development also includes a complimentary parking garage and 5-acre park linking the future facility with The Star in Frisco. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Lewisville City Council moving ahead with new facilities building

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Gov. Greg Abbott announces special legislative session to start July 8

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