Texas 1991 ballot measures

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Two statewide ballot measures were on the August 10, 1991 ballot in Texas.

Thirteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 5, 1991 ballot in Texas.

Historical facts

  • Since 1989, an average of 15 state questions have appeared on the ballot in the odd-numbered years.
  • In 2003 there were 22 proposed constitutional amendments on the Texas ballot. That number of proposed amendments set a 20-year record. 1989 was close, with 21 proposed amendments.
  • Altogether, Texans have voted on 162 proposed constitutional amendments in the last 20 years.
  • Texans have approved 89.5% of the constitutional amendments they've been asked to consider since 1989. In some years, every proposed amendment was approved. This includes the approval of all 19 amendments in 2001, all 22 in 2003 and all 16 in 2007.
  • Conversely, 10.5% of statewide ballot questions in the past 20 years have been defeated.

On the ballot

August 10

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Allows voters of a county education district to adopt certain exemptions from the districts ad valorem taxation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Bonds Issues general obligation bonds to provide educational loans to students Defeatedd

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Local gov't Allows home-rule cities with a population of 5,000 or less to amend charters by popular vote Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Gov't finances Requires the Texas Turnpike Authority to repay certain monies to the Department of Transportation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Veterans Expands investment authority of the Veterans' Land Board and enhances administration of the veterans' housing assistance program Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Bonds Issues additional bonds for corrections and mental health facilities Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Taxes Exempts property from taxation in enterprise zones Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Admin of gov't Establishes the Texas Ethics Commission Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Gov't finances Allows board of trustees of public retirement system to invest funds as it considers prudent Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Elections Authorizes the state legislature to submit debt questions to voters as ballot measures Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Property Authorizes General Land Office to issue patents for public free school fund land for 50 years Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Taxes Exempts property owned by non-profit water supply or wastewater companies from taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Lottery Authorizes a state lottery Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Bonds Increases the amount of bonds that may be issued for economically distressed areas Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Bonds Issues additional bonds to continue educational loan programs Approveda

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