VOTE 2013: Key State Races to Watch on Texas' Ballot Tuesday 11/4/13
November 4, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Key races to watch on Tuesday's Election Day:
- PROPOSITION 6
Proposed constitutional amendment authorizing the state to tap $2 billion from its savings account to create the State Water Infrastructure Fund to meet the state's future water needs.
- ASTRODOME REFERENDUM
Harris County proposal to spend up to $217 million to turn the Astrodome into a convention center and exhibition space.
- HOUSTON MAYOR
Annise Parker seeks re-election in a field of eight challengers.
- HOUSE SPECIAL ELECTION
Four candidates vie to replace state Rep. Mark Strama in District 50, including parts of north Austin and eastern Travis County.
- $69M HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM
The Houston-area school district of Katy is seeking approval of a $69 million football stadium that would be the most expensive in state history.