WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - A 5 page ballot is in store for people voting in Wichita County. From the President all the way to school boards, each race has an impact on your community.
“Educate yourself of what’s on the ballot,” Michael Smith, Wichita Falls City Councilman for District 1 said.
Here what on the ballot:
Wichita County Commissioner Precinct Two is the only contested race for the court, Commissioner Lee Harvey is running as a write in candidate for that seat.
In Wichita Falls, the mayor and city councilor for districts Three, Four, and Five are on the ballot.
Ten proposed changes to the Wichita Falls City Charter will be voted on individually, many of those aim to make it easier to understand.
Prop Nine changes terms from two years to three, limits council and the mayor to three terms in one position for a total of 9 years.
“You serve a year or so, you really get grounded, you understand what’s going on, what’s happening when and then you got two years before you have to run,” Smith said.
Prop Ten would double the pay for council and mayor, Going from $300 a month to $600 for councilors and from $500 to $1000 for the mayor.
Wichita falls ISD Prop A looks to pass a $276 million bond to build two new high schools.
Prop B is for a $13.5 million bond for recreation facilities. If either is passed that would mean a tax increase. One WFISD board seat is also contested.
“If you are not ready don’t go tomorrow take the time, look on the cities website, look on candidates websites, get the information. The information is available to you with very little work,” Woody Gossom, Wichita County Judge said.
A full list of that races can be found below.