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Voting Information and Resources


Find information below about polling dates, locations, sample ballots and more for Collin County and Dallas County. This page is updated whenever information about upcoming election dates becomes available, usually within a few weeks before early voting begins. Click on the links below for more information from the voting and elections departments of the Dallas County and Collin County.

Voters must register in their county of residence. See the links below to register in your county:

Collin County 
(Fill out the Texas Secretary of State form, print and mail to Collin County Elections, 2010 Redbud Blvd, McKinney, TX 75069)
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(Mail the application, no postage required)

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November 2017 Election


The next state election will be in November 2017. At least seven constitutional amendments (called "resolutions" before voter approval) will be on the November ballot. See the Texas Tribune article for more helpful information about each resolution:

  1. House Joint Resolution 21: Property tax exemptions for certain partially-disabled veterans or surviving spouses
    • “The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.”
  2. House Joint Resolution 37: Allowing promotional activities by banks to encourage savings
    • “The constitutional amendment relating to legislative authority to permit credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.”
  3. House Joint Resolution 100: Charitable raffles by professional sports teams
    • “The constitutional amendment on professional sports teams' charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.”
  4. Senate Joint Resolution 1: Property tax exemptions to surviving spouses of first responders
    • “The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.”
  5. Senate Joint Resolution 6: Notifying state attorney of constitutional challenges to state law
    • “The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the Legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.”
  6. Senate Joint Resolution 34: Duration of government appointees
    • “The constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate after the expiration of the person’s term of office.”
  7. Senate Joint Resolution 60: Reduce restrictions on borrowing against home equity
    • “The constitutional amendment to establish a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing for home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.”
During the special legislative session beginning July 18, 2017, more constitutional amendments may be approved by the legislature and added to the November ballot.