Early voting starts Oct. 22 for Tax Ratification Election


Dallas County voters will consider a Tax Ratification Election (TRE) for Dallas ISD on the Nov. 6 ballot.

A TRE is a special election called by a school district’s board of trustees that asks voters to approve an increase in its maintenance and operating (M&O) tax rate. M&O taxes cover the day-to-day cost of school district operations. Since 2008, Dallas ISD has maintained an M&O tax rate of $1.04. The approval of voters is required for the district to exceed the $1.04 rate. If approved, the tax ratification election would increase the M&O tax rate to the state cap of $1.17.

Learn more about the TRE here.

Early voting started on Monday, Oct. 22, and runs through Friday, Nov. 3. Voters registered in Dallas County may vote at any early polling site in the county.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Find voting information here.

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