On May 4, 2024, voters across Texas will go to the polls to say YEA or NAY to billions in new debt put forward by various local governmental entities. Most, if not all, of these bond proposals will put some upward pressure on people’s tax bills, so it’s important that voters keep alert as to what’s being proposed in their communities.

To help voters in this regard, the Texas Open Data Portal is an excellent resource to obtain information on bond elections. According to the website, here are the 10 largest bond packages that voters will decide shortly:

Source: Texas Open Data Portal

Of course, this list may change over the coming weeks as more local governmental entities report their information to state authorities; but for now, this list provides some good insight into which cities, school districts, and special districts are looking to go deeply into debt in May 2024.