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May 7th Constitutional Amendment & Joint Elections

Here’s What You Need To Know

Two proposed constitutional amendments will be up for a vote on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Below is the language for the proposed amendments as they will appear on the ballot and my position on each amendment.

Proposition 1

“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead.”

Support – Passage of this proposition would extend a maintenance and operations (M&O) tax rate compression, found in the school finance reform bill (HB 3, 86th Session) to homeowners who are disabled or over 65 on their school district property tax bill. Any lost local revenue that results from the passage of this proposition will be replaced by the state. This will provide tax relief for our senior citizens and/or Texans who are disabled. While eligible homeowners may only realize a small reduction in their taxes, the reduction will still be beneficial. 

Proposition 2

“The constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $25,000 to $40,000.”

Support – Passage of this proposition would increase Texans’ homestead exemption from property taxes for public school purposes from $25,000 to $40,000. This is an important first step for many hard-working Texas homeowners who are not the primary beneficiaries of tax rate compression. If adopted, this property tax relief will take place retroactively as of January 1, 2022. Any lost local revenue that results from the passage of this proposition will be replaced by the state. This is estimated to save homeowners $175 a year going forward.

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Early Voting Polling Times

Monday, April 25th – Friday, April 29th

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday, April 30th

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Sunday, May 1st

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Monday, May 2nd – Tuesday, May 3rd

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

What To Bring To The Polls

To vote you will need to bring with you one of the following:

  • A Texas Driver’s License
  • A Texas Election ID Certificate
  • A Texas Identification Card
  • A Texas Handgun License
  • A US Citizenship Certificate (with photo)
  • A US Military ID (with photo)
  • A US Passport (book or card)

If you don’t have access to those you could use:

  • A Certified Birth Certificate or Court Admissible Birth Document
  • A Current Utility Bill
  • A Bank Statement
  • A Government Check
  • A Paycheck
  • A Government document with your name and address including your Voter Registration Certificate

Early Voting Polling Locations

Early Voting Polling Locations

Check out the following Early Voting Locations in House District 110:

Balch Springs

  • Balch Springs Civic Center

Dallas

  • Highland Hills Library
  • Pleasant Grove Center-Dallas College
  • Paul L Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Library

For more locations click the link below.

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