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Ballot Propositions

Where can I find the wording of the ballot propositions?

Richardson ISD Tax Ratification Election

Voters who live in the Richardson Independent School District will vote whether or not to ratify a property tax increase that was approved by the RISD Board of Trustees. The ballot wording is:

"Approving the ad valorem tax rate of $1.52 per $100 valuation in Richardson Independent School District for the current year, a rate that is $0.13 higher per $100 valuation than the school district rollback tax rate, for the purpose of generating additional local and state revenue for district maintenance and operations."

Click here to view the League of Women Voters of Richardson's Pro-Con VOTERS GUIDE on the TRE.

Click here to view information from the Richardson Independent School District on the TRE, including frequently asked questions.

Collin County Bond Election

Voters who live in Collin County will vote on a $750 million bond election. The bonds will be allocated: $600 million for high-speed roadways; $140 million for arterial roadways that feed into the highway system; and, $10 million for open space and parks projects.

According to the Collin County website, if voters approve the bond election, the tax rate will not increase.

The ballot wording is:

COLLIN COUNTY - PROPOSITION A "THE ISSUANCE OF $600,000,000 BONDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF NON-TOLLED, HIGH-SPEED HIGHWAYS AND FREEWAYS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY AND RELATED SERVICE AND FRONTAGE ROADS, INCLUDING PARTICIPATION IN JOINT COUNTY-STATE AND COUNTY-CITY PROJECTS, AND THE LEVY OF A TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF."
COLLIN COUNTY - PROPOSITION B "THE ISSUANCE OF $140,000,000 BONDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY, INCLUDING PARTICIPATION IN JOINT COUNTY-STATE AND COUNTY-CITY PROJECTS, AND THE LEVY OF A TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF."
COLLIN COUNTY - PROPOSITION C "THE ISSUANCE OF $10,000,000 BONDS FOR THE ACQUISITION AND IMPROVEMENT OF LAND FOR PARK AND OPEN SPACE PURPOSES, INCLUDING PARTICIPATION IN JOINT COUNTYCITY PROJECTS, AND THE LEVY OF A TAX IN PAYMENT THEREOF."

Click here to view information from the Collin County Commissioners Court on the bond election, including frequently asked questions.