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May 10, 2014 Joint General Election

The following offices are slated for inclusion on the ballot in Arlington.

City Council

District 1

Charlie Parker

District 2

Sheri Capehart

District 6

Robert Shepard

Chris "Dobi" Dobson

District 7

Jimmy Bennet

Gerald Kern

Also on the ballot:

City of Arlington Special Election

Proposition: "The reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Arlington at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenace and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the date of this election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized."

Arlington Independent School District Trustees:

Place 6

Bowie Hogg

Place 7

Kecia Mays

Bridgett Davis

District residents will also vote on a $663 million bond package intended for new school construction and facilities upgrades.

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• South Service Center, 1100 SW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

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Early Voting Locations:

Bob Duncan Center 2800 South Center Street Arlington 76014
Elzie Odom Athletic Center 1601 NE Green Oaks Boulevard Arlington 76006
Center for Community Service, Junior League of Arlington 4002 West Pioneer Parkway Arlington 76013
South Service Center 1100 SW Green Oaks Boulevard Arlington 76017
Tarrant County Sub‐Courthouse 700 E. Abram Street Arlington 76010

Early Voting will be during the following times:

April 28–30 Monday–Wednesday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 1–2 Thursday–Friday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 3 Saturday  7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 4 Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
May 5-6 Monday–Tuesday  7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Temporary Voting Location:

University of Texas at Arlington, Maverick Activities Center 500 W. Nedderman Drive Arlington 76019

April 29–30 Tuesday–Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 1 Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Effective immediately, voters are now required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections.

  Proposition
"The legal sale of all alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages."
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Materials in our Collection

Elections in the U.S.
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Magazines & Newspapers

Harper's (Central, East)
Mother Jones (Central)
New Republic (Central, Northeast)
Texas Monthly (Central, Lake Arlington, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest)

Community Resources

League of Women Voters-Arlington Chapter

Promotes political responsibility through informed and active citizen participation in government by providing local voting guides.

Tarrant County Elections Center

2700 Premier Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111

Websites

Project Vote Smart

Citizen's organization covers candidates and elected officials in five categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings.

Tarrant County Voter Lookup

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Texas Secretary of State (en español)

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