Texas 1968 ballot measures

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Fourteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Texas.

On the ballot

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Pension Revises provisions for investment of moneys and assets of the Employee Retirement System Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Gov't finances Raises the limit on the amount that may be expended for public assistance payments to $75 million Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Gov't finances Provides for investment of the Permanent University Fund in certain types of securities Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Bonds Provides that Dallas County may issue road bonds upon a vote of a majority of the resident property taxpayers Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Gov't salaries Increases the annual salary for legislators Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Taxes Exempts equipment installed to eliminate or abate air emissions and water effluents from ad valorem taxes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes Reduces state ad valorem property taxes and abolishes all state ad valorem property taxes after December 31, 1978 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Admin of gov't Removes the requirement that the Governor, Secretary of State, and the Comptroller must approve certain contracts of purchase Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 9 Pension Allows contributions to be made on the basis of full salary of members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Taxes Provides for the refund of the tax on cigars and tobacco products sold at retail within the corporate limits of Texarkana Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 11 Local gov't Consolidates governmental offices and functions in El Paso and Tarrant counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Bonds Authorizes cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 13 Taxes Exempts certain property temporarily stored in a public warehouse from ad valorem taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 14 Legislature Fixes the time during which members of the Legislature shall be ineligible to hold other offices Approveda

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