James Quintero is the policy director for the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Government for the People initiative.

Given the current environment—which features a large volume of debt being proposed every fiscal year and elevated rates of voter approval—it is important that the Legislature design, and in some cases redesign, the system so as to engender increased voter turnout, improved election efficiency, and greater accountability. The following recommendations are offered with those end goals in mind.

Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Local Government.