Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 8, 2011 Texas Constitutional Amendment Election

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State Representative District 14
Compare the candidates
Bob Yancy - R
Websitewww.bob-yancy.com
51
Rebecca Boenigk - R
Websitevote4rebecca.co
53
Judy Webb LeUnes - D
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Proposition Number 1 (SJR 14) taxation exemption of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse
The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an 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.
Proposition Number 2 (SJR 4) issuance of $6 billion bonds by the Texas Water Development Board
The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $6 billion at any time outstanding.
Proposition Number 3 (SJR 50) issuance of general bonds to finance educational loans to students
The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the State of Texas to finance educational loans to students.
Proposition Number 4 (HJR 63) permits a county to issue bonds to finance the development of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area
The constitutional amendment 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 and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. The amendment does not provide authority for increasing ad valorem tax rates.
Proposition Number 5 (SJR 26) allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties
The constitutional amendment 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.
Proposition Number 6 (HJR 109) clarifying references to the permanent school fund
The constitutional amendment clarifying references to the permanent school fund, allowing the General Land Office to distribute revenue from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund to provide additional funding for public education, and providing for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund.
Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28) permit conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County to issue bonds
The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities.
Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16) appraisal of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes
The constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity
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
The constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.
Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37) change the length of the unexpired term if they become candidates for another office.
The proposed amendment would appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office.
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