Linda Grigsby – Guest Contributor
Oct 17 2014

November 4, 2014 General Election

Voting In Richardson in Dallas County

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  One of the public policy positions of the national League of Women Voters is to “protect the right of all citizens to vote; encourage all citizens to vote.”

For VOTERS GUIDEs and links to sources of information to help cast an informed vote, visit the League of Women Voters of Richardson’s website at

The City of Richardson spans two counties:  Dallas County and Collin County.  The Dallas County part of Richardson has 20 precincts and almost 44,000 registered voters.  The Collin County part of Richardson has 6 precincts and over 17,000 registered voters.

All registered voters in Richardson may vote in the General Election on November 4.  Whether you choose to vote during the early voting period or on Election Day, you will be given the correct ballot based on where you live.  In this election, you will be voting for both statewide and county races, as well as voting on a proposed amendment to the Texas Constitution.



Proposition 1

"The constitutional amendment providing

for the use and dedication of certain

money transferred to the state highway

fund to assist in the completion of

transportation construction, maintenance,

and rehabilitation projects, not to include

toll roads."


(Proposición 1)

("La enmienda constitucional que establece el

uso y dedicación de ciertos fondos

transferidos al Fondo Estatal de Carreteras

para ayudar a finalizar la construcción,

mantenimiento y rehabilitación en relación con

el transporte, no incluye caminos de peaje.")



To vote in the November 4 General Election, you must have been registered to vote by October 6. Early voting for the November 4 General Election was October 20-31, 2014.  However, if you are not registered to vote, do so now!  There’s always an election coming up!


The following information was compiled from data supplied by the Dallas County Elections Department and the Collin County Elections Department.  For the most up-to-date information, check the following websites:

  League of Women Voters of Richardson at

  Dallas County Elections Department at

  Collin County Elections Department at