What will be on the ballot this November?
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.
Two candidates have filed to run in District 2:
Four candidates have filed to run in District 4:
One candidate has filed to run in District 5:
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.
The League of Women Voters of Richardson will produce both printed and online Voters Guides for the November 5 RISD Board of Trustees election.
The printed Voters Guide will be available at locations around town prior to the start of Early Voting. The online version will be available at VOTE411.org.
We will update this website when the RISD Voters Guide is available.
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.
RISD Single Member District 4 Candidate Forum
RISD Single Member District 2 Candidate Forum
Click here for more information about these forums, including printable flyers with details.
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.
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.
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.
Collin County voters may vote at any Election Day Vote Center in the county.
Election Day voting is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
January 1 First day to apply for ballot by mail August 19 Last day for candidates to file for regular election October 7 Last day to register to vote in this election October 21 First day of early voting October 25 Last day to apply for application for ballot by mail November 1 Last day of early voting November 5 Election Day Runoff Election (if needed)