Texas 1995 ballot measures

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Fourteen constitutional amendments were on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Texas. Leading into the November 1995 election, Texans had approved 353 amendments to the Texas Constitution since adopting it in 1876. The eleven constitutional amendments approved in the November 1995 election brought the total to 364.

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

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds Issues bonds for educational loans for students Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Exempts certain charitable organizations from property taxes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Bonds Uses bond authority of the farm and ranch finance program to expand production of Texas agricultural products Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Property Fixes and encumbrance on homestead property for an owelty of partition Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Bonds Increases the amount of bonds available for veterans' housing assistance Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Taxes Exempts homestead of surviving spouses from ad valorem taxation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Bonds Reduces the amount of bonds available for super collider research Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Local gov't Abolishes the office of constable in Mills, Reagan and Roberts counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Gov't Finances Allows money from the Texas Growth Fund to be invested in a business Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Admin of gov't Abolishes the office of state treasurer Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Taxes Allows open-space land for wildlife to qualify for tax appraisal Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Taxes Exempts certain personal property and mineral interests from taxation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Taxes Exempts boats and other equipment from ad valorem taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 14 Taxes Raises limits of tax exemption of property owned by disabled veterans Approveda

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