The last day to file an application for a place on the ballot has passed. The State of Texas, Secretary of State has certified the election for all but presidential / vice-presidential candidates. The Bloomington Independent School District and the Quail Creek Municipal Utility District have provided information to be on their ballot.
There will be three Federal offices, President and Vice-President, United States Senator and United States Representative, District 14.
The State of Texas has both state-wide and district offices. The state-wide offices are; Railroad Commissioner, Chief Justice - Supreme Court, Justices -Supreme Court - Places 7 & 8, Judges – Court of Criminal Appeals – Places 3, 4 & 9. The district offices include; Member – State Board of Education – District 2, State Representative – District 30, Justice – 13th Court of Appeals District – Place 6, and District Judges for the 24th and 135th Judicial Districts.
The Victoria County has county-wide offices of Sheriff and County Tax Assessor-Collector. The precinct offices for Victoria County are; County Commissioners – Precincts 1 & 3 and Constables – Precincts 1, 2, 3, & 4.
Bloomington Independent School District will have five trustee positions and a bond proposition for $8 million. Trustee Place 1 is an un-expired term. Trustees for Places 4, 5, 6 & 7 are regular terms.
Quail Creek Municipal Utility District will have a proposition to increase a monthly fee by $3.50 for each residential customer.
As this is a General Election you will be able to vote a Straight Party ticket for one of the following parties; Republican, Democrat or Libertarian. If you make the selection of Straight Party you may vote in any office for a candidate of a different party and your vote will count for that individual and for the party candidates in all the other offices. The Straight Party casts votes only for Federal, State, County and Precinct candidates. It does not extend to School or Mud Districts.
You may check our web site at www.vctx.org/elections and go to the Coming Elections link and then to the Joint Election link. From there you can look for the candidates running for each office.