Texas 1968 ballot measures
- All fourteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Seven of the measures were approved.
- Seven of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Proposition 1||Pension||Revises provisions for investment of moneys and assets of the Employee Retirement System|
|Proposition 2||Gov't finances||Raises the limit on the amount that may be expended for public assistance payments to $75 million|
|Proposition 3||Gov't finances||Provides for investment of the Permanent University Fund in certain types of securities|
|Proposition 4||Bonds||Provides that Dallas County may issue road bonds upon a vote of a majority of the resident property taxpayers|
|Proposition 5||Gov't salaries||Increases the annual salary for legislators|
|Proposition 6||Taxes||Exempts equipment installed to eliminate or abate air emissions and water effluents from ad valorem taxes|
|Proposition 7||Taxes||Reduces state ad valorem property taxes and abolishes all state ad valorem property taxes after December 31, 1978|
|Proposition 8||Admin of gov't||Removes the requirement that the Governor, Secretary of State, and the Comptroller must approve certain contracts of purchase|
|Proposition 9||Pension||Allows contributions to be made on the basis of full salary of members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas|
|Proposition 10||Taxes||Provides for the refund of the tax on cigars and tobacco products sold at retail within the corporate limits of Texarkana|
|Proposition 11||Local gov't||Consolidates governmental offices and functions in El Paso and Tarrant counties|
|Proposition 12||Bonds||Authorizes cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes|
|Proposition 13||Taxes||Exempts certain property temporarily stored in a public warehouse from ad valorem taxation|
|Proposition 14||Legislature||Fixes the time during which members of the Legislature shall be ineligible to hold other offices|
State of Texas
|State executive offices||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Secretary of State | Attorney General | Comptroller | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of General Land Office | Chairman of Workforce Commission | Chairman of Public Utilities | Chairman of Railroad Commission |