Editorials

It’s time to vote

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reports that more than 14 million Texans, a record number, are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins today and continues through Oct. 31.

Star-Telegram Editorial Board members have talked with candidates, examined issues and written recommendations for readers to consider as they make up their minds on key ballot questions and races. Here’s a recap:

Statewide Prop. 1: Using some oil and gas tax revenue for highways. For

Arlington bonds: $236 million for streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. For all four propositions

Fort Worth arena: Establishing user fees to pay half the cost of a $450 million multipurpose arena in the Will Rogers Center. Private donors will pay the rest. For all propositions

Birdville ISD bonds: $163.2 million for school construction and renovation. For

Keller ISD bonds: $169.5 million for school construction and renovation. For

U.S. Senator: John Cornyn

U.S. House District 6: Joe Barton

U.S. House District 12: Kay Granger

U.S. House District 24: Kenny E. Marchant

U.S. House District 25: Roger Williams

U.S. House District 26: Michael Burgess

U.S. House District 33: Marc Veasey

Governor: Greg Abbott

Lieutenant Governor: Leticia Van de Putte

Attorney General: Sam Houston

Comptroller: Mike Collier

Land Commissioner: George P. Bush

Railroad Commission: Ryan Sitton

State Board of Education, Dist. 11: Patricia “Pat” Hardy

State Senator, District 10: Libby Willis

State Representative, District 94: Cole Ballweg

County Commissioner, Pct. 2: Andy Nguyen

County Commissioner, Pct. 4: J.D. Johnson

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