Dallas County Local Elections
November 6, 2018: General Election
Following are the local elections on the ballot for the November 6, 2018 Election in Dallas County, Texas. Not all races appear on all ballots. Races that cover all of Texas are listed on our Statewide Elections page. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Dallas County Elections Office website.
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2018 General Election
State Board of Education, District 11
Aaron Gutknecht - L
Patricia "Pat" Hardy (i) - R
Carla Morton - D
State Senator, District 23
Royce West (i) - D
State Representative, District 100
Eric Johnson (i) - D
State Representative, District 104
Jessica Gonzalez - D
State Representative, District 109
Carl Sherman - D
State Representative, District 110
Toni Rose (i) - D
State Representative, District 111
Yvonne Davis (i) - D
Chief Justice, 5th Court of Appeals
Robert Burns - D
Douglas S. Lang - R
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 2
David Evans (i) - R
Robbie Partida-Kipness - D
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 5
Erin Nowell - D
Craig Stoddart (i) - R
Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 13
Elizabeth Lang Miers (i) - R
Leslie Lester Osborne - D
District Judge, 44th Judicial District
Bonnie Lee Goldstein (i) - D
District Judge, 68th Judicial District
Martin Hoffman (i) - D
District Judge, 101st Judicial District
Mike Lee - R
Staci Williams (i) - D
District Judge, 116th Judicial District
Tonya Parker (i) - D
District Judge, 134th Judicial District
Dale Tillery (i) - D
District Judge, 160th Judicial District
Aiesha Redmond (i) - D
District Judge, 191st Judicial District
Gena Slaughter (i) - D
District Judge, 192nd Judicial District
Craig Smith (i) - D
District Judge, 193rd Judicial District
District Judge, 194th Judicial District
Ernest White (i) - D
District Judge, 195th Judicial District
Hector Garza (i) - D
District Judge, 203rd Judicial District
District Judge, 204th Judicial District
Tammy Kemp (i) - D
District Judge, 254th Judicial District
Darlene Ewing (i) - D
District Judge, 255th Judicial District
Kim Cooks (i) - D
District Judge, 256th Judicial District
David Lopez (i) - D
District Judge, 265th Judicial District
Jennifer Bennett (i) - D
District Judge, 282nd Judicial District
Amber Givens-Davis (i) - D
District Judge, 291st Judicial District
Stephanie N. Mitchell (i) - D
District Judge, 292nd Judicial District
Brandon Birmingham (i) - D
District Judge, 298th Judicial District
Emily G. Tobolowsky (i) - D
District Judge, 301st Judicial District
Mary Brown (i) - D
District Judge, 302nd Judicial District
Sandra Jackson - D
District Judge, 303rd Judicial District
Dennise Garcia (i) - D
District Judge, 304th Judicial District
Andrea Martin (i) - D
District Judge, 305th Judicial District
Cheryl Lee Shannon (i) - D
District Judge, 330th Judicial District
Andrea Plumlee (i)- D
District Judge, 363rd Judicial District
Tracy Holmes (i) - D
Criminal District Judge No 1
Tina Yoo Clinton - D
Criminal District Judge No 5
Carter Thompson (i) - D
Criminal District Judge No 6
Jeanine Howard (i) - D
Criminal District Judge No 7
Chika Anyiam - D
Stephanie Fargo (i) - R
Brian Hutcheson - R
Clay Jenkins (i) - D
Preston Poulter - L
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Place 1
Ashley Hutcheson - R
Margaret O'Brien - D
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Place 1
Shannon Bradford - D
Al Cercone (i) - R
Constable, Precinct 3
Ben Adamcik (i) - R
Curtis "Traylor" Harris - D
City of Dallas Election
City of DeSoto Election
City of Duncanville Election
The issuance of $6,600,000 general obligation bonds for Parks and Recreation facilities.
The issuance of $6,600,000 general obligation bonds for Street Improvements including sidewalk, alley, and other traffic flow improvements.
The issuance of $6,000,000 general obligation bonds for Fire Fighting facilities.
The issuance of $2,400,000 general obligation bonds for remodeling and renovating of existing Municipal Buildings.
City of Glenn Heights Election
Member of Council, Place 1
Sonja A. Brown
Travis Bruton (i)
Graham Sean Weatherspoon II
Member of Council, Place 3
Emma Ipaye (i)
Jeremy "Mr Jay" Woods
Member of Council, Place 5
Shaunte L. Allen
Isaac J Burren
Harry Garrett (i)
Amend Article 3, Section 3.01 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to remove the language "no less than 50% of the votes cast'' and provide instead that all candidates for the City Council shall file for one place and shall be elected to that place by obtaining greater than 50% of the votes cast.
Amend Article 6, Section 6.02, of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to provide that the City Judge, together with all alternate City Judges for the City of Glenn Heights, Texas, shall be appointed by the City Council for a two (2) year term, subject to removal by the City Council, with or without cause.
Amend Article 9, Section 9.02 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to remove the reference to the Dallas County Appraisal District and the Texas·State Property Tax Codes and to provide that every person, partnership, association or corporation holding, owning, or controlling property within the limits of the City shall on January 1st of each year be assessed as prescribed by State law.
Amend Article 13, Section 13.21 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to remove reference to a unanimous vote and to allow the City Council to correct typographical, grammatical, gender-specific or other non-substantive errors in the Charter by a majority vote, provided that no such correction may alter the substantive meaning of any provision of the Charter.
Amend Article 13 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to add a new section 13.23 which would provide as follows: Within eighteen (18) months of adoption of this section, the City Council shall, by Resolution, adopt a Code of Ethics to govern the conduct of all City officials, including all members of all City councils, boards, committees, or commissions, while such persons hold such position or office. The Code of Ethics will not apply to or govern employees or independent contractors of the City. At a minimum, the Code of Ethics shall incorporate the conflict of interest standards that appear in chapter 171 of the Texas Local Government Code and all state law as presently exists or may hereafter be amended or adopted. The City Council may adopt more stringent standards than those that appear in state law, but the Code of Ethics shall at a minimum include the following components: (a) definition of a prohibited improper economic interest and personal gain; (b) definition of recusal and improper participation when a potential conflict of interest is present; (c) avoidance of appearance of conflict of interest; and (d) administration and enforcement of the Code of Ethics coupled with strong and meaningful remedies for infraction. Prior to adoption of the Code of Ethics, the City Council may establish and appoint qualified voters to serve as members of an Ethics Advisory Commission, which Commission shall be charged with preparing and presenting to the City Council for its consideration a proposed Code of Ethics.
Amend Article 2, Section 2.03 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Glenn Heights to provide that all members of the City Council shall have taken the oath of office to qualify to serve in his or her official capacity on the City Council.
City of Seagoville Election
Shall Section 3.01, “Term of Office”, of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Seagoville be amended by repealing in their entirety the term limits listed in Subsection (f), as applicable to the City Councilmembers and the Mayor?
Shall Section 9.03, “Nepotism”, of the Home Rule Charter be amended to repeal the provision that prohibits the City from hiring any person who is related to another City employee by the third (3rd) degree of affinity (marriage) or consanguinity (blood)?
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Election
The issuance of $350,935,000 of bonds by the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District for school facilities and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.
Dallas ISD Election
The issuance of $75,000,000 of bonds for the purchase of new school buses and bus maintenance and operating facilities, and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.
The issuance of $75,000,000 of bonds for refunding outstanding limited maintenance tax notes, and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.
Approving the ad valorem tax rate of $1.412035 per $100 valuation in Dallas Independent School District for the current year, a rate that is $0.12995 higher per $100 valuation than the school district rollback tax rate, for the purpose of generating additional local and state revenue for district maintenance and operations.
Authorizing the Board of Trustees of the Dallas Independent School District to purchase attendance credits from the state with local tax revenues.
Richardson ISD Election
Approving the ad valorem tax rate of $1.52 per $100 valuation in Richardson Independent School District for the current year, a rate that is $0.13 higher per $100 valuation than the school district rollback tax rate, for the purpose of generating additional local and state revenue for district maintenance and operations.