Texas 2001 ballot measures
- All nineteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- All nineteen of the measures were approved.
- 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||Property||Provides for the clearing of land titles by the release of a state claim of its interest in Bastrop County|
|Proposition 2||Bonds||Issues bonds for financial assistance to counties for roads|
|Proposition 3||Taxes||Exempts raw cocoa and green coffee held in Harris County from property taxes|
|Proposition 4||Term limits||Provides for a four-year term of office for the firefighters' pension commissioner|
|Proposition 5||Local gov't||Allows municipalities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment to underdeveloped countries|
|Proposition 6||Elections||Requires the governor to call a special state legislative session to appoint presidential electors|
|Proposition 7||Bonds||Authorizes the Veterans' Land Board to issue general obligation bonds for assistance programs|
|Proposition 8||Bonds||Issues bonds for state construction and repair projects|
|Proposition 9||Elections||Fills a vacancy in the legislature without an election if a candidate is running unopposed|
|Proposition 10||Taxes||Exempts from ad valorem taxes tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily|
|Proposition 11||Admin of gov't||Allows current and retired public school teachers to receive compensation for serving on governing bodies|
|Proposition 12||Con language||Eliminates obsolete provisions of the Texas Constitution|
|Proposition 13||Education||Allows the board of trustees of an independent school district to donate surplus district property|
|Proposition 14||Taxes||Exempts travel trailers from ad valorem taxes|
|Proposition 15||Gov't Finances||Creates the Texas Mobility Fund|
|Proposition 16||Property||Prescribes requirements for imposing a lien for work|
|Proposition 17||Property||Authorizes the legislature to settle land title disputes between the state and a private party|
|Proposition 18||Judiciary||Promotes uniformity in the collection, deposit, reporting, and remitting of civil and criminal fees|
|Proposition 19||Bonds||Issues bonds for the Texas Water Development Board|