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Texas Voters Approve 9 Constitutional Amendments

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    Texas voters approved nine proposed constitutional amendments during the Nov. 5 statewide referendum Tuesday.

    Up for vote were two propositions that allowed for homestead exemptions for veterans and an amendment that authorized the state to pull $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to put toward improving the state's water supply

    Here is a summary of all of the amendments and links to the individual race results.
     

    • Proposition 1: Provides property tax breaks to the spouses of military veterans killed in the line of duty. Race Results
    • Proposition 2: Eliminates requirements for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is operational. Race Results
    • Proposition 3:  Extends tax exemptions for aircraft parts brought into the state for resale. Race Results
    • Proposition 4: Provides property tax exemptions for disabled military veterans and their spouses. Race Results
    • Proposition 5: Expands "reverse mortgage" lending. Race Results
    • Proposition 6: Authorizes the state to tap up to $2 billion from its savings account to create the State Water Infrastructure Fund. Race Results
    • Proposition 7: Allows the appointment of city leaders when an elected official resigns with less than a year left in office. Race Results
    • Proposition 8: Increases the taxing authority of a Hidalgo County hospital district. Race Results
    • Proposition 9: Expands the powers of the state commissioner on judicial conduct. Race Results