Texas 1991 ballot measures
- Both of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was approved.
- One of the measures was defeated.
- All thirteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Eleven of the measures were approved.
- Two of the measures were defeated.
- 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
|Proposition 1||Taxes||Allows voters of a county education district to adopt certain exemptions from the districts ad valorem taxation|
|Proposition 2||Bonds||Issues general obligation bonds to provide educational loans to students|
|Proposition 1||Local gov't||Allows home-rule cities with a population of 5,000 or less to amend charters by popular vote|
|Proposition 2||Gov't finances||Requires the Texas Turnpike Authority to repay certain monies to the Department of Transportation|
|Proposition 3||Veterans||Expands investment authority of the Veterans' Land Board and enhances administration of the veterans' housing assistance program|
|Proposition 4||Bonds||Issues additional bonds for corrections and mental health facilities|
|Proposition 5||Taxes||Exempts property from taxation in enterprise zones|
|Proposition 6||Admin of gov't||Establishes the Texas Ethics Commission|
|Proposition 7||Gov't finances||Allows board of trustees of public retirement system to invest funds as it considers prudent|
|Proposition 8||Elections||Authorizes the state legislature to submit debt questions to voters as ballot measures|
|Proposition 9||Property||Authorizes General Land Office to issue patents for public free school fund land for 50 years|
|Proposition 10||Taxes||Exempts property owned by non-profit water supply or wastewater companies from taxes|
|Proposition 11||Lottery||Authorizes a state lottery|
|Proposition 12||Bonds||Increases the amount of bonds that may be issued for economically distressed areas|
|Proposition 13||Bonds||Issues additional bonds to continue educational loan programs|