Where can I find information about the May 2019 local elections?
Sample ballots are now available on the website of the Dallas County Elections Department. Click here to view a complete sample ballot for all jurisdictions in Dallas County.
Individualized sample ballots for the May 4, 2019, election will be available soon. Click here to view your individualized sample ballot. Fill in your name and either your birthdate or the number from your voter registration certificate, and you will be able to view your ballot as it will appear when you vote.
Sample ballots are now available on the website of the Collin County Elections Department. Click here to view sample ballots for all Collin County precincts.
To find your own precinct number, you can look on your voter registration certificate, or you can go to the Voter Registration Search page, enter your name and birthdate, and you will see a copy of your voter registration certificate. Your precinct number is above and just to the right of your name.
Information about the candidates will be posted when it is available.
Candidates for Places 1 through 4 must reside in the quadrant of the city represented by that place (view a map here. Candidates for Places 5 and 6, and for Mayor, may reside in any quadrant of the city. All 7 members are voted on by all voters (elected at large).
The races are (candidates listed in ballot order):
To be elected to the Plano ISD Board of Trustees, a candidate must receive a plurality of votes, meaning more votes than any other candidate, except as otherwise provided by law.
Board members are not required to live in specific geographic parts of the district. All 7 members are voted on by all voters (elected at large).
The races are:
A $1.1 billion proposal to expand the services of the DCCCD will be on the ballot.
For more information, see the website of DCCCD.
Voters can view online Voters Guide content for all races on their ballot at http://www.VOTE411.org. Content will be uploaded to VOTE411 in April.
To view specific Early Voting dates, times, and locations for Dallas County, see the Dallas County Elections Department website. Dallas County residents may vote early at any Early Voting location in Dallas County. The Richardson Civic Center is a Dallas County Early Voting location.
The Richardson Civic Center (411 W. Arapaho Rd.) is an Early Voting location for both Dallas and Collin Counties.
Collin County residents of Richardson who wish to vote their entire ballot in one location during Early Voting may do so at the Richardson Civic Center. Otherwise, they will need vote in two different Early Voting locations.
Collin County residents of Richardson may vote early in the Plano ISD Board of Trustees and Collin County Community College District (CCCCD) Board of Trustees Elections at any Collin County Early Voting location. A complete list of dates, times, and locations is on the Collin County Elections Department website.
Collin County residents of Richardson may vote early in the Richardson City Council Election at any Dallas County Early Voting location (see the link in the section above for the full list of Dallas County locations). The Richardson Civic Center is a Dallas County Early Voting location.
On Election Day, Dallas County residents must vote at their local precinct polling place. A list of Dallas County Election Day polling places should be available soon on the Dallas County Elections Department.
The Richardson Civic Center is not a polling place on Election Day.
Information on Election Day voting for Collin County residents of Richardson will be posted as it becomes available.
January 1 First day to apply for ballot by mail February 15 Last day for candidates to file for regular election April 4 Last day to register to vote in this election April 22 First day of early voting April 23 Last day to apply for application for ballot by mail April 30 Last day of early voting May 4 Election Day