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

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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.

    Farmers Branch - Prop. B Morals

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    578

    61%
    Against

    369

    39%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition C Election Eligibility

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    671

    70%
    Against

    289

    30%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition D Council Vacancy

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    722

    76%
    Against

    228

    24%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition E Termination

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    725

    76%
    Against

    224

    24%

    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.

    Farmers Branch Proposition F Municipal Court Judge

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    834

    90%
    Against

    97

    10%

    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.

    Farmers Branch Proposition G Expenditure Of Funds

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    604

    65%
    Against

    320

    35%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition H Member Removal

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    700

    73%
    Against

    253

    27%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition I Delete Language

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    745

    80%
    Against

    190

    20%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition J Charter Review

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    753

    81%
    Against

    182

    19%

    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.

    Farmers Branch Proposition K Amend Charter

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    765

    83%
    Against

    158

    17%

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

    Farmers Branch Proposition L Recall Petition

    100% ReportingMay 22, 1:19 PM
    For

    792

    85%
    Against

    139

    15%

    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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