Nov 2nd, 2021 Elections

November 2, 2021, General Election Information

Last Day to Register to Vote: Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 (Postmarked)

Last day to Apply for Ballot by Mail: Friday, October 22, 2021 (Received by Collin County  Collin County Elections Department)

Early Voting Period: Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 29, 2021

Election Day: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Last Day for Ballot by Mail: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (Received by Early Voting Clerk at Collin County Elections Department)

Constitutional Amendment Proposition List

Constitutional Amendment Propositions on November 2nd Ballot

The following eight proposed Constitutional Amendment Propositions will be on the November 2, 2021, General Election ballot.  

Proposition 1: Charitable Raffles at Rodeo Venues

Designates sanctioned rodeos as professional sports teams and authorizes professional sports team charitable organizations to conduct raffles at rodeo venues

Proposition 2: County Infrastructure Bonds in Blighted Areas

Authorizes counties to issue bonds to fund infrastructure and transportation projects in underdeveloped, unproductive, or blighted areas.

Proposition 3: Prohibition on Limiting Religious Services

State and local governments may not enact any rules that prohibit or limit religious services by religious organizations.

Proposition 4: Authority of State Commission on Judicial Conduct

Authorizes the Commission to investigate complaints and reports against candidates for state judicial office, in the same manner it does judicial officeholders.

Proposition 5: Eligibility Requirements for Certain Judicial Offices

Adds that state supreme court and court of appeals justices, and court of criminal appeals judges, must be Texas residents at the time of election who have been practicing lawyers licensed in the state of Texas and/or Texas state or county court judges for at least 10 years (the current amount of experience), with no suspensions of their licenses. Requires district court judges to have eight years of Texas law practice and/or court judge experience, with no suspensions—twice the current requirement of four years of combined experience.

 

Proposition 6: Right to Designated Essential Caregiver

Residents of nursing, assisted living, and similar residential facilities have the right to designate an essential caregiver who may not be denied in-person visitation.

 

Proposition 7: Homestead Tax Limit for Surviving Spouses of Disabled

Extends the current homestead school tax limit for disabled individuals to surviving spouses who are at least 55 years old and reside at the home.

Proposition 8: Homestead Tax Exemption for Surviving Military Spouses

Expands the current homestead tax exemption to include surviving spouses of service members fatally injured in the line of duty, along with those killed outright

Language and Analysis                                       Sample Ballot for Nov 2 2021

The Early Voting Period and Election Day times are:

  • October 18 - October 22: 8am - 5pm

  • October 23: 7am - 7pm

  • October 24: 1pm - 6pm

  • October 25 - October 29: 7am - 7pm

  • November 2 - 7am - 7pm

 

The closest voting locations to Heritage Ranch are:

  • Lovejoy ISD Administration Portable Building 1 at 259 Country Club Road, Allen

  • Lucas Community Center, Main Room at 665 Country Club Road, Lucas, and

  • Collin College Higher Education Center, Atrium 1, at 3452 Spur 399, McKinney

 

For additional information and other voting sites, go to the Collin County Elections Department website, https://www.collincountytx.gov/elections/election_information/Pages/default.aspx.