Nov. 3rd election hot topics

Nov. 3rd election hot topics

Upcoming voting will allow you to decide the fate of local issues. On November 3rd, Amarillo residents will vote on whether the MPEV will include a $32 million ballpark.

Childress residents will vote on an $18 million school bond, including building a new junior high school and safety improvements to the elementary school. The school bond would cost taxpayers with a $50,000 home about $63 a year.

Over in Canyon, voters will decide if a $6 million aquatic center will be built in the city. Canyon city officials say if this is approved, taxpayers would pay an additional $100 a year on a $100,000 home.

Tuesday's voting will also let you help decide state wide issues. One in particular is proposition seven, a proposed amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use a portion of existing sales and taxes to fund state highways. State lawmakers stress it would not create new taxes or raise current ones.

Learn more about the six other Texas Constitutional Amendments.

Local voting officials say it's important for voters to have their voice be heard, so you are encouraged to go and vote if you are in favor or against these proposals.