TEXOMA (KFDX/KJTL) — Early voting ahead of the November 2023 elections gets underway on Monday, October 23, 2023, and lasts until Friday, November 3, 2023, with Election Day taking place on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Before Texomans head to their county’s polling locations to vote, the KFDX, KJTL, and Texoma’s Homepage teams want to ensure voters are informed in all local and statewide elections before their ballots are cast.

To that end, Your Local Election Headquarters proudly presents our official guide to early voting in Texoma for the November 2023 elections.

When and where to vote early in Texoma

For early voting polling locations and times, click on the counties below:

Local races impacting Texoma communities

Across Texoma counties, several local races and decisions face voters headed to the polls in the November 2023 elections, including:

You can find more information regarding what’s on your ballot by visiting Vote411.org and entering your address.

Sample ballots for Texoma counties

To find a sample ballot (if available), click on one of the counties below:

NOTE: Some counties do not have a sample ballot published online. Our newsroom is attempting to acquire a digital copy from all counties in the KFDX/KJTL viewing area. If a sample ballot is not available, the corresponding button will be grey.

Statewide decisions for all voters in Texas

All voters in Texas who head to the polls on November 7, 2023, will have the chance to vote for or against 14 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.

  • Proposition 1 would establish a constitutional right for people and businesses to farm, ranch, produce timber, or manage wildlife on property they own or lease.
  • Proposition 2 would allow counties and cities to lower property taxes on some childcare centers.
  • Proposition 3 would amend the Texas Constitution to prohibit a wealth tax.
  • Proposition 4 would amend the Texas Constitution to allow tax cuts that were approved by the Legislature in the 2023 special session to take effect this year.
  • Proposition 5 would provide money for research grants for Texas public universities.
  • Proposition 6 would create the Texas Water Fund.
  • Proposition 7 would allow the creation of the Texas Energy Fund.
  • Proposition 8 would allow Texas to create a $5 billion fund to expand high-speed internet throughout Texas.
  • Proposition 9 is required so the amount being transferred for the cost-of-living adjustment does not exceed the Texas Constitution’s limit on state spending.
  • Proposition 10 would remove property taxes on equipment or inventory belonging to manufacturers of medical or biomedical products.
  • Proposition 11 would include El Paso County on the list of Texas counties that allow their conservation reclamation districts to issue bonds to develop recreational facilities.
  • Proposition 12 would eliminate the office of the county treasurer of Galveston County effective January 1, 2024.
  • Proposition 13 would increase the mandatory age of retirement for state justices and judges.
  • Proposition 14 directs up to $1 billion from the current budget surplus and other sources to create the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund, a dedicated pool of money to buy land for the creation and improvement of state parks.

In addition to the links to videos explaining each proposed amendment that can be found above, the League of Women Voters has released a Voter’s Guide giving a detailed explanation of each proposed amendment, along with arguments for and against each proposed amendment.

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