Its important for voters to make their voices heard

Early voting for Tuesday’s elections was heavy in Tarrant County, far surpassing the numbers from 2010, the last year when an election for governor was on the ballot.

It’s important that those who did not vote early go to the polls Tuesday and register their choices.

Star-Telegram Editorial Board members have talked with candidates in key races, examined issues and published recommendations for readers to consider. Here’s a recap of those recommendations:

Statewide Prop. 1: Using some oil and gas tax revenue for highways. For

Arlington bonds: $236 million for streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. For all four propositions

Fort Worth arena: Establishing user fees to pay half the cost of a $450 million multipurpose arena in the Will Rogers Center. Private donors will pay the rest. For all propositions

Birdville ISD bonds: $163.2 million for school construction and renovation. For

Keller ISD bonds: $169.5 million for school construction and renovation. For

U.S. Senator: John Cornyn

U.S. House District 6: Joe Barton

U.S. House District 12: Kay Granger

U.S. House District 24: Kenny E. Marchant

U.S. House District 25: Roger Williams

U.S. House District 26: Michael Burgess

U.S. House District 33: Marc Veasey

Governor: Greg Abbott

Lieutenant Governor: Leticia Van de Putte

Attorney General: Sam Houston

Comptroller: Mike Collier

Land Commissioner: George P. Bush

Railroad Commission: Ryan Sitton

State Board of Education, Dist. 11: Patricia “Pat” Hardy

State Senator, District 10: Libby Willis

State Representative, District 94: Cole Ballweg

County Commissioner , Pct. 2: Andy Nguyen

County Commissioner , Pct. 4: J.D. Johnson

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