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November 5, 2019, Election

Where can I find information on the November 5th election?

Voters Guides

Richardson ISD Board of Trustees

The League of Women Voters of Richardson has produced both printed and online Voters Guides for the November 5 RISD Board of Trustees election.

The printed Voters Guide, which contains the candidates' responses to four questions, is available at:

  • the Richardson Library
  • Richardson Civic Center
  • Richardson Senior Center
  • Huffhines Recreation Center
  • Heights Recreation Center
  • Forest Green Branch Library

A printable pdf version of the printed Voters Guide is available here.

The online version, containing 18 questions, is available at VOTE411.org.

Texas Constitutional Amendments

The League of Women Voters has produced a Voters Guide for the November 5 Texas Constitutional Amendment election. It is also available at VOTE411.org.

Printable pdf versions of this Voters Guide are available in English and Spanish.

Click here to read an analysis of the ten proposed amendments prepared by the Texas House Research Organization.

Click here to read an analysis of the ten proposed amendments prepared by the Texas Legislative Council.

What's on the ballot

Richardson ISD Board of Trustees

Three RISD Board of Trustee seats will be on the ballot. These will be, for the first time, Single Member District seats, meaning that only voters who live in each district may vote for their Trustee. For more information about this change, including a map of the new districts, click here.

All candidates are listed in ballot order.

RISD Single Member District 2

Two candidates have filed to run in District 2:

  • ERON LINN
  • VANESSA PACHECO

RISD Single Member District 4

Four candidates have filed to run in District 4:

  • TALER BK JEFFERSON
  • PATRICIA PRICE HICKS
  • REGINA HARRIS
  • SAKENNIA REED

RISD Single Member District 5

One candidate has filed to run in District 5:

  • KAREN CLARDY

Proposed Amendments to the Texas Constitution

All voters in the state will vote on ten proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution this November. The ballot wording and order can be found on the website of the Texas Secretary of State.

Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Richardson and the RISD Council of PTAs cosponsored two candidates forums for this election. View video of these forums:

RISD Single-Member District 4 Candidate Forum

RISD Single-Member District 2 Candidate Forum

Sample Ballots

Collin County

Sample ballots for Collin County residents of Richardson are available on the website of the Collin County Elections Department.

Voters in the Collin County portions of Richardson will only be voting on the ten proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.

Dallas County

Sample ballots for Dallas County residents of Richardson are available on the website of the Dallas County Elections Departments.

On that page, you can click on "Voter Look Up and View Your Sample Ballot," then enter your name and birthday (or Voter ID number from your voter registration card) to view the actual ballot you will see when you go vote. OR, you can click on "Review a Sample Ballot" to see a generic ballot with all Dallas County races on it.

Voters in the Dallas County portions of Richardson will be voting on the ten proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. They also may or may not be voting on one of the Richardson ISD Board of Trustees single-member districts, depending on where they live. For more information about the RISD election, click here.

Early Voting

Voters who are registered in either Dallas County or Collin County by Monday, October 7, 2019, may vote early at any Early Voting location in the County. Early Voting begins October 21 and ends November 1.

Dallas County

Click here to view Dallas County Early Voting locations.

Collin County

Click here to view Collin County Early Voting locations.

Election Day Voting

Election Day voting is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Collin County

Collin County voters may vote at any Election Day Vote Center in the county.

Dallas County

This year, for the first time, Dallas County voters will be able to vote at any Election Day Vote Center, rather than having to vote on Election Day at their local precinct polling place.

This means that you may vote close to home, or, if it is more convenient, you may vote close to work or where you are running errands, as long as you are within Dallas County.

Important Dates

January1First day to apply for ballot by mail
August19Last day for candidates to file for regular election
October7Last day to register to vote in this election
October21First day of early voting
October25Last day to apply for application for ballot by mail
November1Last day of early voting
November5Election Day
December14Runoff Election (if needed)