Voters in the Tax Ratification Election for Midland ISD did not approve a higher tax rate for school funding.

Election results show 63.31% of voters did NOT approve the $.05% property tax increase today.

The Tax Ratification Ballot shows 36.69% of voters were for the increased tax rate. 

In total, there were 4,508 ballots for the TRE.

EARLY VOTING:

With less than than 5,000 votes, early voters casted ballots against the the tax rate increase to fund MISD schools.

Early voting took place Sept. 21st – Oct. 4th.

Here’s the breakdown of the results:

  • 33.52% of voters vote for the tax rate
  • 66.48% of voters vote against the tax rate
  • There were 4,499 early votes accounted for

Co-Chair of Better Begins Now Midland First, Laura Roman, says this foreshadows how today’s election results may pan out.

Midland ISD proposed a rate of $1.09 per $100 valuation, that’s a $.05 increase if today’s election passes the rate.