Texas Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Animals and Wildlife

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Constitution

Date State Title Outcome
11/01 TX Proposition 1: Angelo State University Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 4: Bonds for Maintenance, Improvement, Repair, and Construction Projects and for the Purchase of Needed Equipment Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 15: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 13: Denial of Bail in Felony and Family Violence Cases Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 2: Educational Loans to College and University Students Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 12: Highway Improvement Bonds Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 8: Home Equity Loan Procedures Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 3: Homestead Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 14: Limit on Service by State Justices and Judges Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 5: Local Property Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 6: Motor Vehicle Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 10: Office of Inspector of Hides and Animals Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 9: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 11: Public Record of Votes in the Legislature Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 10: Allowing Board Members of Emergency Services Districts to Serve Four Years Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 5: Allowing Consolidated Boards of Equalization for Appraisal Districts Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 7: Allowing Members of the Texas State Guard to Hold Civil Office Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 3: Allowing State Enforcement of Uniform Property Appraisal Standards and Procedures Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 1: Authorizing City and County Financing to Buy Buffer Areas Near Military Installations Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 4: Establishing the National Research University Fund Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 6: Renewing Veterans' Land Board Bond Authority for Land and Mortgage Loans Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 2: Requiring Appraisal of Residence Homesteads Based Solely on their Homestead Value Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37): Extending the Length of the Unexpired Term that Causes the Automatic Resignation of Certain Local Elected Officeholders Passed 11/08 TX Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX Proposition 2 (SJR 4): Providing for the Issuance of Additional General Obligation Bonds by the Texas Water Development Board Passed 11/08 TX Proposition 3 (SJR 50): Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Texas to Finance Educational Loans to Students Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 1: Tax Exemption on Residences of Service Members Killed in Action Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 4: Disabled Veteran Residence Tax Exemption Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 3: Political Subdivision for Aircraft Tax Exemption Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 5: Reverse Mortgage Loan Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 6: Rainy Day Fund Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 7: Home Rule Charter Provision Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 8: Repeal of Hidalgo County Hospital District Amendment Passed 11/04 TX HJR1: Proposition 1 Passed

Crime

Economy and Fiscal

Education

Employment and Affirmative Action

Environment

Finance and Banking

Government Budget and Spending

Government Operations

Health and Health Care

Higher Education

Housing and Property

Date State Title Outcome
11/01 TX Proposition 8: Home Equity Loan Procedures Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 3: Homestead Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 5: Local Property Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 6: Motor Vehicle Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 9: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 5: Allowing Consolidated Boards of Equalization for Appraisal Districts Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 3: Allowing State Enforcement of Uniform Property Appraisal Standards and Procedures Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 6: Renewing Veterans' Land Board Bond Authority for Land and Mortgage Loans Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 2: Requiring Appraisal of Residence Homesteads Based Solely on their Homestead Value Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/05 TX Proposition 5: Reverse Mortgage Loan Amendment Passed

Infrastructure

Judicial Branch

K-12 Education

Legislative Branch

Marriage, Family, and Children

Military Personnel

Science

Science

Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/01 TX Proposition 3: Homestead Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 5: Local Property Taxes Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 9: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 3: Allowing State Enforcement of Uniform Property Appraisal Standards and Procedures Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 1: Authorizing City and County Financing to Buy Buffer Areas Near Military Installations Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 2: Requiring Appraisal of Residence Homesteads Based Solely on their Homestead Value Passed 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX 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 11/08 TX Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed 11/08 TX 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 11/05 TX Proposition 1: Tax Exemption on Residences of Service Members Killed in Action Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 4: Disabled Veteran Residence Tax Exemption Amendment Passed

Technology and Communication

Transportation

Veterans