Texas 1989 ballot measures

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21 statewide ballot propositions were on the 1989 ballot in Texas. 19 of the measures were approved. "The order of the propositions on the statewide ballot was determined by the secretary of state in a random drawing held on July 28" 1989.[1]

At the time of the election in 1989, the Texas Constitution had been amended 307 times.

On the ballot

See also: 1989 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Admin of gov't Relate the salary of several state elected positions to the salary of the Governor of Texas Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Bonds $500 million in bonds for water supply, water quality, and flood control Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Spending State financing of the development and production of Texas products and businesses. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Veterans Ad valorem taxation exemption for property of nonprofit veterans organizations. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Taxes Ad valorem tax exemption for certain personal property Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Healthcare Authorizing the members of a hospital district governing board to serve four-year terms. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Gov't accountability Require elected officials sign an oath stating that they did not engage in bribery to obtain office. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds Authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain corrections projects Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Law enforcement Organize and combine various state agencies that perform criminal justice functions. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Judicial reform Require courts to inform juries about the effect of good conduct time and eligibility for parole Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Admin of gov't Set legislator per diem at federal income tax living expenses deduction rate Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 12 Bonds//Education Using the permanent school fund to guarantee bonds for the purpose of aiding school districts. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Law enforcement Providing a bill of rights for crime victims. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Judicial reform Requiring a district attorney serving in Fort Bend County to be elected and serve a term Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Gambling Permit raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Healthcare Granting to the people the right to create hospital districts independent of the legislature Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Spending Authorizing the state to provide various forms of financial assistance to local fire departments Approveda
LRCA Proposition 18 Bonds Eliminate certain time limitations for Texas agricultural water conservation bonds Approveda
LRCA Proposition 19 Spending Authorizing local governments to invest their funds as provided by law Approveda
LRCA Proposition 20 Admin of gov't Abolish the office of county surveyor in seven counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 21 Bonds // Education Issuance of general obligation bonds as college savings bonds Approveda

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