Voters Deciding on COM Referendum

Voters will decide the outcome of the College of the Mainland’s $162.5 million bond referendum tomorrow - Tuesday, Nov. 6 – as well as other mid-term election positions in federal, state and local elections. 

The COM proposition, if approved, will allow for the construction of three new buildings – STEAM/Allied Health, Industrial Careers and Student Success Center - and other improvements on the Texas City campus. Registered voters that live within the COM taxing district - Dickinson, Hitchcock, Santa Fe and Texas City (including La Marque) school districts - are eligible to cast a ballot on the COM referendum.

The College of the Mainland Proposition A is the last item on the ballot and reads, “The issuance of a $162,500,000 bonds for the construction, renovation, acquisition and equipment of school buildings for the College of the Mainland and the purchase of the necessary sites for school buildings and the levying of a tax in payment thereof.” Voters have a choice between “for” or “against” on the measure.

The COM gymnasium as well as the Learning Center – North County in League City are voting locations. Galveston County residents may cast a ballot at any voting location within the county.

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Voters must present a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.  Some acceptable forms of ID include a Texas driver’s license, Texas election identification certificate, Texas personal identification certificate, Texas concealed handgun license, U.S. military identification care containing the person’s photograph, U.S. citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph and a U.S. passport.

Other voting locations in Galveston County include:

MUD 12 Building 2929 Highway 6, Suite 300, Bayou Vista
Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church 6333 Highway 6, Hitchcock
West County Building 11730 Highway 6, Santa Fe
La Marque Community Room 1109 B. Bayou Road, La Marque
Carver Park Community Center 6415 Park Ave., Texas City
Nessler Civic Center 2010 5th Ave. North, Texas City
Dickinson Community Center 2714 Highway 3, Dickinson
Old Bacliff Community Center 4503 11th St., Bacliff
Santa Fe ISD Museum 13304 Highway 6, Santa Fe
Dayspring Church 2215 FM 646 Road North, Santa Fe
Texas City Central Fire Station 1721 25th St., Texas City
Calvary Baptist Church 517 18th Ave. North, Texas City
Mid-County Building 9850 Emmett Lowry Expressway, Texas City
San Leon Volunteer Fire Department 12th St. at Ave. D., San Leon
IBC Branch 2301 W. FM 646, Dickinson
Hometown Heroes Park 2105 Dickinson Ave., League City
Galveston County Court House 722 Moody Ave., Galveston
Joe Faggard Community Center 1750 Highway 87, Crystal Beach
Moody Methodist Church 2803 53rd St., Galveston
Seaside Baptist Church 16534 Termini-San Luis Pass Road, Jamaica Beach
Kemah Community Center 800 Harris Ave., Kemah
CCISD Administration Building 2425 E. Main St., League City
North County Annex 174 Calder Dr., League City
Friendswood ISD Administration 402 Laurel Dr., Friendswood
Creekside Intermediate 4320 W. Main St., League City
Friendswood City Hall 910 S. Friendswood Ave., Friendswood
Scott Building 4116 Ave. N ½, Friendswood
GISD Administration Building 3904 Ave. T, Galveston
Alamo School 5200 Ave. N ½, Galveston
Rebecca Sealy Hospital 404 8th St., Galveston
Regal Estates 500 Enterprise Ave., League City
League City Intermediate 2588 Webster St., League City
League City Civic Center 400 W. Walker St., League City

Anyone who is registered to vote and did not cast a ballot during early voting is reminded that voting is a privilege and a right. Let your voice be heard!

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