Unformatted text preview: Local Elections At Large Elections The candidates with the highest number of votes win. Single Member Elections City is divided is into Districts or Wards Dallas practices Home Rule Council / Mayor with Manager Strong Mayor 14 seats are elected by the 14 districts Compensation: $37,500 / year The 15th seat is voted for AtLarge by all city residents and the winner of this seat is elected the Mayor Compensation: $60,000 / year Hired by the Council Compensation: $263,000 / year City Manager Texas' Cities Source of Revenue Property Taxes # 1 source of revenue for cities Homestead Exemptions : Reduction on Property Taxes Disabled persons Mobile Homes 65 years or older...
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- Spring '08
- Municipality, Plurality voting system, Homestead exemption