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2017 Texas Ballot Measures

 
 

Crime

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 13: Denial of Bail in Felony and Family Violence Cases 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
 
 

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
 
 

Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
 
 

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 14: Limit on Service by State Justices and Judges Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 10: Office of Inspector of Hides and Animals Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 10: Allowing Board Members of Emergency Services Districts to Serve Four Years Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed
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. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 3: Political Subdivision for Aircraft Tax Exemption Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 7: Home Rule Charter Provision Amendment Passed
 
 

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 15: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 8: Authorizing the State to Contribute Resources to Veterans' Hospitals Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 8: Repeal of Hidalgo County Hospital District Amendment Passed
 
 

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 8: Home Equity Loan Procedures Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 3: Homestead Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 5: Local Property Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 6: Motor Vehicle Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 9: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 5: Allowing Consolidated Boards of Equalization for Appraisal Districts Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 3: Allowing State Enforcement of Uniform Property Appraisal Standards and Procedures Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 2: Requiring Appraisal of Residence Homesteads Based Solely on their Homestead Value Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 6: Renewing Veterans' Land Board Bond Authority for Land and Mortgage Loans 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 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. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 5: Reverse Mortgage Loan Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 1: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas HJR 75: Proposition 2 Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 52: Proposition 3 Passed
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 4: Bonds for Maintenance, Improvement, Repair, and Construction Projects and for the Purchase of Needed Equipment Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 12: Highway Improvement Bonds Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 1: Authorizing City and County Financing to Buy Buffer Areas Near Military Installations 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. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 6: Rainy Day Fund Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 17: Proposition 5 Passed
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