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Which Texas State Constitutional Amendments Won Voter Approval?

November 06, 2019 15:06 PM

All but one of the Texas state constitutional amendments won voter approval in the November 5, 2019, election. Only Proposition No. 1, which would allow a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time, has failed by a considerable margin.  See the amendments below:

Proposition No. 1 – Rejected
“The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.”

Proposition No. 2 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.”

Proposition No. 3 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation for a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.” – Approved

Proposition No. 4 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individual’s share of partnership and unincorporated association income.”

Proposition No. 5 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas’ natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes.”

Proposition No. 6 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.”

Proposition No. 7 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.”

Proposition No. 8 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.”

Proposition No. 9 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.”

Proposition No. 10 – Approved
“The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.”

Source: Community Impact News

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