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Ballot Measures

2011 Texas Ballot Measures

 
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37): Extending the Length of the Unexpired Term that Causes the Automatic Resignation of Certain Local Elected Officeholders Passed
 
 

Constitution

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 6 (SJR 26): Amending the Constitution to Increase the Amount of Principal that is Available for Withdrawal from the Permanent School Fund Each Year Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Propostion 1 (SJR 14): Authorizing 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 9 (SJR 9): Authorizing the Governor to Grant a Pardon to a Person Who Successfully Completes a Term of Deferred Adjudication Community Supervision Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 4 (HJR 63): 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 Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37): Extending the Length of the Unexpired Term that Causes the Automatic Resignation of Certain Local Elected Officeholders Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 2 (SJR 4): Providing for the Issuance of Additional General Obligation Bonds by the Texas Water Development Board Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 3 (SJR 50): Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Texas to Finance Educational Loans to Students Passed
 
 

Crime

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 9 (SJR 9): Authorizing the Governor to Grant a Pardon to a Person Who Successfully Completes a Term of Deferred Adjudication Community Supervision Passed
 
 

Economy and Fiscal

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: 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 Passed
 
 

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
 
 

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 6 (SJR 26): Amending the Constitution to Increase the Amount of Principal that is Available for Withdrawal from the Permanent School Fund Each Year Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 2 (SJR 4): Providing for the Issuance of Additional General Obligation Bonds by the Texas Water Development Board Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 3 (SJR 50): Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Texas to Finance Educational Loans to Students Passed
 
 

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37): Extending the Length of the Unexpired Term that Causes the Automatic Resignation of Certain Local Elected Officeholders Passed
 
 

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 3 (SJR 50): Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Texas to Finance Educational Loans to Students Passed
 
 

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Propostion 1 (SJR 14): Authorizing 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 4 (HJR 63): 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 Failed
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 2 (SJR 4): Providing for the Issuance of Additional General Obligation Bonds by the Texas Water Development Board Passed
 
 

K-12 Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 6 (SJR 26): Amending the Constitution to Increase the Amount of Principal that is Available for Withdrawal from the Permanent School Fund Each Year Passed
 
 

Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Propostion 1 (SJR 14): Authorizing 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: 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 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 4 (HJR 63): 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 Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
 
 

Veterans

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Propostion 1 (SJR 14): Authorizing 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 Passed
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