Constitutional Amendment Election: State Amendments


NO. 1   
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran."

FOR  568,601     AGAINST  117,448     

NO. 2   
"The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $6 billion at any time outstanding."

FOR  347,474        AGAINST  326,813   
NO. 3  
"The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the State of Texas to finance educational loans to students."

FOR 371,737       AGAINST   310,009  

NO. 4   
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. The amendment does not provide authority for increasing ad valorem tax rates."

FOR  269,163        AGAINST   398,906   

NO. 5    "The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties without the imposition of a tax or the provision of a sinking fund."

FOR  383,894       AGAINST  280,465  

NO. 6   
"The constitutional amendment clarifying references to the permanent school fund, allowing the General Land Office to distribute revenue from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund to provide additional funding for public education, and providing for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund."

FOR 345,832        AGAINST  324,689  

NO. 7  
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities."

FOR  315,496      AGAINST  337,501 

NO. 8   
"The constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity."

FOR  309,676       AGAINST  349,022      

NO. 9   
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision."

FOR   383,540       AGAINST   285,666      

NO. 10   
"The constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office."

FOR   371,243        AGAINST   292,306