Early voting ended Tuesday, May 8. Election day is Saturday, May 12. Following is election information regarding county, city and school district elections.
The Ellis County Commissioners Court has approved a referendum calling for $53.875 million that will be used to construct new county facilities, specifically a new administration and courts building and a new county jail.
On election day, polling will take place from 7 a.m.-7p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the following locations:
Ovilla City Hall - precincts 103 and 137
Red Oak City Hall - precincts 104, 109, 110, 139 and 140
Oak Leaf City Hall - precinct 138
Red Oak ISD
The Red Oak Independent School District has called a $95 million bond fund the purchase of land for a new high school and Shields Elementary School and the construction of a new high school and new Shields, as well as funds for maintenance improvements across the district, including remodeling the current Red Oak High School into the junior high campus and the current Red Oak Junior High into a second intermediate school.
The new Shields will accommodate up to 700 students at a cost of $15,685,063. The new Red Oak High School, at a cost of $72,582,652, will have a capacity of 2,400 students, with a core for 2,800 students.
Election day voting locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Oak Leaf City Hall (precincts 137 and 138), Shields Elementary (precincts 103, 109, 137 and 138) and Red Oak Elementary (precincts 104, 105, 110, 116, 128, 139 and 140).
Red Oak City Council
Election day voting will take place from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Red Oak Municipal Center, 200 Lakeview Parkway.
Candidates are as follows:
Ben Goodwyn (I)
Mary Grace Ribaric
Casey Hargrove (I)
City of Glenn Heights
Election day polling will be held from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Glenn Heights City Hall.
The city of Glenn Heights has city council candidates up for election, as well as a charter amendment going before the voters.
City council candidates are as follows:
Clark Choate (I)
William J. Weyker
Mary Chancellor (I)