Texas 1966 ballot measures

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Sixteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Texas.

On the ballot

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Provides that agricultural lands be assessed for all tax purposes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Admin of gov't Creates airport authorities and authorizes a levy for the authority Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Education Withdraws Arlington State College from participation in the Permanent University Fund Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Term limits Increases the maximum term of office of directors of conservation and reclamation districts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Pension Establishes a state-wide cooperative system of retirement, disability and death benefits Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Law enforcement Provides for assistance to the surviving familiy of law enforcement officers or full-paid firemen who suffer death in the course of the performance of their duties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes Repeals the poll tax as a requirement for voting Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Elections Permits voters qualified except for residence requirements to vote in presidential and state elections Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Judiciary Provides for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Bonds Provides that taxes or bonds previously voted in any independent school district or in any junior college district shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Bonds Authorizes the issuance of $200 million in Texas Water Development Bonds Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Admin of gov't Provides the method and manner for dissolution of hospital districts Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Local gov't Authorizes the Legislature to provide for any county having (1,200,000) or more inhabitants to consolidate the functions of government Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Suffrage Allows members of the military to vote Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Welfare Authorizes various types of assistance for the physically or mentally handicapped Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Legislature Establishes the date on which newly elected Members of the Legislature shall qualify and take office Approveda

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