Nov. 5 Big Money, Drought Concerns Spur Approval Of State Water Fund By Shelley Kofler • Nov 6, 2013 Shelley Kofler / KERA News A million-dollar campaign by a political action committee and support from top elected officials helped grease the wheels for passage of Proposition 6, which creates a $2 billion fund to finance water projects. Plano Voters Agree To Pay Higher Taxes For Schools By Shelley Kofler • Nov 6, 2013 Erik Hersman / (cc) flickr In Plano ISD, 63 percent of voters agreed Tuesday to a 13-cent increase in their school property tax rate, the maximum allowed by law. Today Is Election Day -- Find Sample Ballots, Polling Sites For Your County By Shelley Kofler • Nov 4, 2013 Shelley Kofler / KERA News Are you unsure where to vote? Want to take a look at the elections and issue on the ballot? County elections offices have posted sample ballots and the locations of polling sites as well as contact information if you encounter difficulty. Will Prop 6 Water Fund Deliver As Planned? Bill Author And Ex-Water Exec Disagree By Shelley Kofler • Oct 31, 2013 Wikimedia Commons The lawmaker who sponsored the Proposition 6 water legislation on the Nov. 5 ballot is defending it from criticism leveled by a former state water board executive and a candidate for governor. Take A Look At Nine Measures On November Ballot That Would Alter Texas Constitution By Shelley Kofler & Eric Aasen • Oct 21, 2013 Erik Hersman / (cc) flickr The Nov. 5 ballot in front of Texas voters includes nine measures that would change the state constitution. The most publicized issue would take $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to help finance water projects. Voting Early? Don't Forget Your Photo ID By Shelley Kofler • Oct 21, 2013 KC Ivey / Flickr Early voting begins today for the Nov. 5 election -- for the first time, Texans will have to show valid photo IDs at the polls.