Harris County May 6, 2017 Election and Dallas Area Mayors Races


Houston, Texas (Harris County) voters overwhelmingly approved Houston Independent School District Proposition 1 with 24, 181 For Votes (83.85%). There were 4,659 Against Votes (16.15%).  That’s a reversal of last November’s election results on the school district recapture fee.  Harris County voter turnout was 4.73%.

Voters voted for HISD to pay the mandated fee of $77.5 million to the Texas Education Agency. The Houston Independent School District is considered a property tax wealthy school district. The fee will help out poorer property tax  school districts in Texas.

A vote against meant the state can remove some of Houston’s more valuable commercial properties such as the Galleria area from HISD property tax rolls.

Click on link above for the results of the Harris County Joint Election on May 6, 2017 for mayoral , city council, HISD Trustee races in Humble, Pasadena and issues before voters with 100% of 590 precincts reporting.

http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/TX/Dallas/66830/186709/Web01/en/summary.htmlTwo Asian Americans ran in mayoral races in Plano, Texas (Collin County) and Addison, Texas in Dallas County.  Former Addison Mayor Joe Chow won the Addison Mayor’s race with 52.68% of the vote while his opponent Blake Clemens got 47.32% of the vote.  Dallas County voter turnout was 7.81%. Click on link below on election results:


Lily Bao finished second in her bid for Plano, Texas Mayor with 42.35% of the vote. Incumbent Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere won a second term with 52.18% of the vote.  See election results by clicking on link below.


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