Get started: Type your information into the form below to compare candidates in key contested races and create your own ballot.
E.thePeople is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that is the nation’s leading provider of interactive voter guide software. Every election year, e.thePeople software powers hundreds of in-depth online voter guides for local, state, and national elections. E.thePeople software is used by an expanding network of partners, including the League of Women Voters, AARP, and scores of respected local media companies. E.thePeople is funded from licensing revenue from its proprietary software as well as grants from individuals and foundations, including the Knight Foundation and the Gannett Foundation.
E.thePeople’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to be a great citizen. E.thePeople prepares voters to make informed voting decisions in just minutes with an intuitive application that guides voters step-by-step through their ballot. Voters enter their street address and are provided with informative summaries about the candidates and ballot initiatives—from congressional to school board elections—based upon where they live. Voters can study and compare candidate positions on key issues, review referenda, mark their preferences, save their choices in a range of formats (print, text message, etc.), and share their preferences through social media.
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About this Voter Guide
Our Voter Guide for the November 4 general election allows you to compare candidates in key contested races and their responses to issues side-by-side and to create your own ballot, which you can print or e-mail.
The guide was put together by the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News, whose members crafted the questionnaires for key offices up for election. The guide focuses on issues that board members believe are of greatest significance to voters.
Texas Secretary of State
Republican Party of Texas
Texas Democratic Party
Libertarian Party of Texas
Green Party of Texas