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Republicans, Democrats Add Non-Binding Props to Texas Primary Ballot

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    Here is the full list of ballot propositions submitted by the State Democratic Executive Committee and the State Republican Executive Committee for inclusion on the 2018 Republican General Primary Election ballot.

    Answers to all questions were yes/no.

    2018 Republican Primary Ballot Propositions

    Prop #1 - Texas should replace the property tax system with an appropriate consumption tax equivalent.

    Texas House - District 103

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Rafael Anchia (R)

    29661

    78%
    Jerry Fortenberry (R)

    8268

    22%

    Prop #2 - No governmental entity should ever construct or fund construction of toll roads without voter approval.

    Texas House - District 105

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Thresa Meza (D)

    24466

    55%
    Rodney Anderson (R)

    20266

    45%

    Prop #3 - Republicans in the Texas House should select their Speaker nominee by secret ballot in a binding caucus without Democrat influence.

    Texas House - District 107

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Victoria Neave (D)

    28923

    57%
    Deanna Metzger (R)

    21770

    43%

    Prop #4 - Texas should require employers to screen new hires through the free E-Verify system to protect jobs for legal workers.

    Texas House - District 108

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Morgan Meyer (R)

    39294

    50%
    Joanna Cattanach (D)

    38854

    50%

    Prop #5 - Texas families should be empowered to choose from public, private, charter, or homeschool options for their children’s education, using tax credits or exemptions without government constraints or intrusion.

    Texas House - District 112

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Angie Button (R)

    27031

    51%
    Brandy Chambers (D)

    25891

    49%

    Prop #6 - Texas should protect the privacy and safety of women and children in spaces such as bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers in all Texas schools and government buildings.

    Texas House - District 113

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Rhetta Bowers (D)

    28060

    53%
    Jonathan Boos (R)

    24407

    47%

    Prop #7 - I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas.

    Texas House - District 114

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    John Turner (D)

    36744

    56%
    Lisa Ryan (R)

    29401

    44%

    Prop #8 - Vote fraud should be a felony in Texas to help ensure fair elections.

    Texas House - District 115

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Julie Johnson (D)

    32065

    57%
    Matt Rinaldi (R)

    24459

    43%

    Prop #9 - Texas demands that Congress completely repeal Obamacare.

    5th Court of Appeals - Chief Justice

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Robert Burns (D)

    443883

    63%
    Douglas Lang (R)

    259660

    37%

    Prop #10 - To slow the growth of property taxes, yearly revenue increases should be capped at 4%, with increases in excess of 4% requiring voter approval.

    5th Court of Appeals - Place 2

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Robbie Partida-Kipness (D)

    618913

    52%
    David Evans (R)

    569280

    48%

    Prop #11 - Tax dollars should not be used to fund the building of stadiums for professional or semi-professional sports teams.

    5th Court of Appeals - Place 5

    100% ReportingDec 10, 12:21 AM
    Erin Nowell (D)

    629191

    53%
    Craig Stoddart (R)

    559144

    47%

    2018 Democratic Primary Ballot Propositions

    Prop #1 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to quality public education from pre-k to 12th grade, and affordable college and career training without the burden of crushing student loan debt?

    Prop. 1 - Public Education

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1016576

    96%
    Against

    42212

    4%

    Prop #2 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to refinance student loan debt with the Federal Reserve at a 0% interest rate, as relief for the crushing burden of debt and an investment in the next generation of Americans?

    Prop. 2 - Refinance Student Loans

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    986440

    93%
    Against

    69071

    7%

    Prop #3 - Should everyone in Texas have a right to healthcare, guaranteed by a universal, quality Medicare-for-all system?

    Prop. 3 - Universal Health Care

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1004450

    95%
    Against

    54998

    5%

    Prop #4 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to economic security, where all workers have earned paid family and sick leave and a living wage that respects their hard work?

    Prop. 4 - Economic Security

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1008850

    96%
    Against

    44659

    4%

    Prop #5 - Should the Democratic Party promote a national jobs program, with high wage and labor standards, to replace crumbling infrastructure and rebuild hurricane damaged areas, paid for with local, state, and federal bonds financed through the Federal Reserve at low interest with long term maturities?

    Prop. 5 - National Jobs Program

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    966222

    93%
    Against

    72193

    7%

    Prop #6 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to clean air, safe water, and a healthy environment?

    Prop. 6 - Right to Clean Air, Water

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1040820

    99%
    Against

    15430

    1%

    Prop #7 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to a life of dignity and respect, free from discrimination and harassment anywhere, including businesses and public facilities, no matter how they identify, the color of their skin, who they love, socioeconomic status, or from where they come?

    Prop. 7 - Right to Dignity, Respect

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    YES

    1019252

    97%
    NO

    31531

    3%

    Prop #8 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to affordable and accessible housing and modern utilities including high speed internet, free from any form of discrimination?

    Prop. 8 - Right to Housing

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    956701

    92%
    Against

    85177

    8%

    Prop #9 - Should every eligible Texan have the right to vote, made easier by automatic voter registration, the option to vote by mail, a state election holiday, and no corporate campaign influence, foreign interference, or illegal gerrymandering?

    Prop. 9 - Right to Vote

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    991232

    95%
    Against

    56981

    5%

    Prop #10 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to a fair criminal justice system that treats people equally and puts an end to the mass incarceration of young people of color for minor offenses?

    Prop. 10 - Fair Criminal Justice System

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1013348

    97%
    Against

    33869

    3%

    Prop #11 - Should there be a just and fair comprehensive immigration reform solution that includes an earned path to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants and their children, keeps families together, protects DREAMers, and provides workforce solutions for businesses?

    Prop. 11 - Immigrant Rights

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    991528

    94%
    Against

    58327

    6%

    Prop #12 - Should everyone in Texas have the right to a fair tax system, where all interests (business, corporations, and individuals) pay their share, so that state government meets its obligations?

    Prop. 12 - Right to Fair Taxation

    99% ReportingMay 4, 2:25 PM
    For

    1009739

    97%
    Against

    35683

    3%

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