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Texas 1965 ballot measures

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11 statewide ballot propositions were on the 1965 ballot in Texas. 5 of the measures were approved.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop Admin of gov't Revising senate membership numbers and requirements. Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 1 Education Providing a method of payment for the acquiring, constructing, and equipping buildings and other permanent improvements at certain state institutions of higher education. Approveda

LRCA Prop 2 Veterans Increasing the Veterans' Land Fund by $200,000,000.00 to be used for the purpose of purchasing land in Texas to be sold to Texas veterans Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 3 Admin of gov't Providing for assistance to and/or medical care for the: needy aged, needy individuals who are permanently and totally disabled, needy blind; and needy children and their caretakers. Approveda

LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Providing a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and any statutory state officer who is elected by the electorate of Texas at large Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't Relating to the Teacher Retirement Fund and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, revising provisions for investment of moneys and other assets of the Fund. Approveda

LRCA Prop 6 Education Authorizing the Legislature to provide for loans to students at institutions of higher education to be known as the Texas Opportunity Plan. Approveda

LRCA Prop 7 Taxes Exempting the property of certain charitable organizations from local ad valorem taxes provided any such organization meets certain conditions. Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 8 Admin of gov't Providing for the automatic retirement of District and Appellate Judges for old age, creating the State Judicial Qualifications Commission, defining its functions; and empowering the Supreme Court to remove District and Appellate Judges for misconduct and to retire such judges in cases of disability. Approveda

LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Fixing an annual for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and allowing a fixed per diem for Members of the Legislature Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 10 Admin of gov't Provide for a four-year term of office for State Representatives. Defeatedd

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