This report uses data collected from the Bond Review Board and Voter Information Documents to examine the particulars of bond propositions presented to voters in the November 2023 election.

Key points

  • Texas voters were asked to decide on more than 300 bond propositions in November 2023. Of those items, 225 measures were approved while 82 were defeated.
  • Including principal and interest, the total potential cost of this election cycle’s bond propositions was $64.7 billion.
  • School districts sought the most amount of new debt followed by special districts, counties, and cities.