Texas 2001 ballot measures
November 6, 2001 ballot in Texas.Nineteen statewide ballot measures were on the
- All of the nineteen statewide ballot measures were voted onto the ballot by the Texas State Legislature as legislatively-referred constitutional amendments to the Texas Constitution.
- All of the nineteen proposed amendments were approved by voters in 2001. Zero were defeated.
- Topics in 2001 included: bond issues, property, taxes, term limits, labor, elections, education, judiciary, and constitution.
- 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
- See also: 2001 ballot measures
|Proposition 1||Property||Clearing of land titles by the release of a state claim of its interest in Bastrop County|
|Proposition 2||Transportation||Bonds for financial assistance to counties for roads|
|Proposition 3||Taxes||Exempt raw cocoa and green coffee held in Harris County from property taxes|
|Proposition 4||Elections||Four-year term of office for the fire fighters' pension commissioner|
|Proposition 5||Labor||Municipalities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment to underdeveloped countries|
|Proposition 6||Elections||Times when the Governor must call a special state legislative session to appoint presidential electors|
|Proposition 7||Bonds||Authorize Veterans' Land Board to issue up to $500 million in general obligation bonds|
|Proposition 8||Bonds||$850 million in bonds for construction and repair projects|
|Proposition 9||Elections||Fill a vacancy in the legislature without an election if a candidate is running unopposed|
|Proposition 10||Taxes||Exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily|
|Proposition 11||Education||Current and retired public school teachers can receive compensation for serving on governing bodies|
|Proposition 12||Constitution||Eliminate obsolete provisions of the Texas Constitution|
|Proposition 13||Education||Board of trustees of an independent school district can donate surplus district property|
|Proposition 14||Taxes||Taxing units other than school districts can exempt travel trailers from ad valorem taxes|
|Proposition 15||Bonds||Create the Texas Mobility Fund|
|Proposition 16||Labor||Prescribe requirements for imposing a lien for work|
|Proposition 17||Property||Ways to settle land title disputes between the state and a private party|
|Proposition 18||Judiciary||Uniformity in the collection, deposit, reporting, and remitting of civil and criminal fees|
|Proposition 19||Bonds||$2 billion in bonds for the Texas Water Development Board|
- 2001 ballot measures
- List of Texas ballot measures
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- History of direct democracy in Texas
- Campaign finance requirements for Texas ballot measures
- Laws governing direct democracy in Texas
- Spreadsheet of proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution, 1879-present
- Texas Constitutional Amendments since 1876
- Texas 2001 constitutional amendments
- Analysis by Texas Legislative Council of 2001 constitutional amendments
- Texas State Legislature
- Texas Secretary of State Elections Division
- [http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas Secretary of State, Election Results 1992-Current