Texas 1972 ballot measures
- All fourteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Eleven of the measures were approved.
- Three of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Proposition 1||Gov't salaries||Provides annual salaries of $8,400 for members of the legislature|
|Proposition 2||Local gov't||Abolishes the Lamar County Hospital District|
|Proposition 3||Gov't salaries||Requires that all justices of the peace be compensated on a salary basis|
|Proposition 4||Con conventions||Provides for a constitutional revision commission as a constitutional convention in January|
|Proposition 5||Taxes||Allows certain tax exemptions to disabled veterans and surviving spouses and surviving minor children of those killed on active duty|
|Proposition 6||Taxes||Exempts not less than $3,000 of the value of residence homesteads of all persons 65 and older from ad valorem taxes|
|Proposition 7||Civil rights||Provides that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed or national origin|
|Proposition 8||Term limits||Provides a four-year term of office for state executive officials|
|Proposition 9||Admin of gov't||Provides that directors of conservation districts are not disqualified from holding more than one office|
|Proposition 10||Admin of gov't||Revises provisions on the time and method of proposing amendments to the state constitution|
|Proposition 11||Gov't salaries||Provides a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives|
|Proposition 12||Admin of gov't||Permits state employees to serve as members of the governing bodies of local governmental districts|
|Proposition 13||Bonds||Sets a six percent weighted average annual interest rate for bonds|
|Proposition 14||Gov't Finances||Allows counties to reduce the county permanent school fund|
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 |