Election Day Information for Montgomery County and Harris County

By: Woodlands Online | Published 11/05/2019

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THE WOODLANDS - It's Election Day. The day when you can make your voice heard.

Statistically, voter turnout during non-presidential races are low, but there are a host of very important issues that must be voted on. In The Woodlands, voters will decide on issues regarding The Woodlands Township, Conroe Independent School District and amendments to the Texas constitution. 

  • The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, Positions 5, 6 and 7. 
  • Conroe ISD's Bond (Propositions A and B).
  • 10 Texas constitutional amendments. 

The Township Board of Directors candidates are:

Position #5:

  1. Rashmi Gupta
  2. Walter Cooke
  3. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs

Position #6:

  1. Alan Richel
  2. Ann K. Snyder
  3. Louis Granados
  4. Tom Chumbley

Position #7:

  1. Bob Milner
  2. David Cassidy
  3. Walt Lisiewski
  4. Andy DuBois  

The two Conroe ISD Bond Propositions are:

Prop A: $315.8 M for new campuses and additions; $239.2 M for campus renovations; $44.5 M for safety and security projects; $25 M for needs of district support services; and, $29 M for land and contingency. 

Prop B: $23.8 M for artificial turf at the District's high schools.

The 10 Texas constitutional amendments are:

Proposition 1: "The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time."

Proposition 2: "The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas."

Proposition 3: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster."

Proposition 4: "The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individual's share of partnership and unincorporated association income."

Proposition 5: "The constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas' natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing,and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes."

Proposition 6: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas."

Proposition 7: "The constitutional amendment allowing increase distributions to the available school fund."

Proposition 8: "The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects."

Proposition 9: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state."

Proposition 10:"The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances."

Polls opened this morning at 7:00 AM and remain open until this evening at 7:00 PM.

If you live in Montgomery County and need to check your voter status or the location of your polling place, please visit the Montgomery County Office of Elections website

If you live in Harris County (Creekside) and need to check your voter status or the location of your polling place, please visit the Harris County Office of Elections website

 

 

 

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