Correction: This article has been updated to accurately reflect the items that will appear on ballots in the Nov. 7 election.

As the Nov. 7 election date draws near, Fort Bend County residents are gearing up to cast their votes on several propositions affecting Fort Bend ISD and Fort Bend County residents.

Dates to know
  • Oct. 23: first day of early voting
  • Oct. 27: last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)
  • Nov. 3: last day of early voting
  • Nov. 7: Election Day and the last day to receive ballot by mail (or Nov. 8 if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at location of election)

The Fort Bend ISD board of trustees proposed an increase of $0.04 per $100 valuation for the fiscal year 2023-24. This proposal sets the stage for a voter-approval tax rate election, or VATRE, to be held Nov. 7.

Read more about the tax rate election here.

Fort Bend County mobility and parks bond
  • Proposition A: The county is seeking approval to issue $712.6 million for the construction and maintenance of several roads throughout the county. Read more about some of the key proposed projects here.
  • Proposition B: $153 million worth of projects updating parks and related facilities will also appear on ballots.

There are 14 statewide constitutional amendments on the ballot as well. Learn more at