Texas 1966 ballot measures
- All sixteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Fifteen of the measures were approved.
- One of the measures was defeated.
On the ballot
|Proposition 1||Taxes||Provides that agricultural lands be assessed for all tax purposes|
|Proposition 2||Admin of gov't||Creates airport authorities and authorizes a levy for the authority|
|Proposition 3||Education||Withdraws Arlington State College from participation in the Permanent University Fund|
|Proposition 4||Term limits||Increases the maximum term of office of directors of conservation and reclamation districts|
|Proposition 5||Pension||Establishes a state-wide cooperative system of retirement, disability and death benefits|
|Proposition 6||Law enforcement||Provides for assistance to the surviving familiy of law enforcement officers or full-paid firemen who suffer death in the course of the performance of their duties|
|Proposition 7||Taxes||Repeals the poll tax as a requirement for voting|
|Proposition 8||Elections||Permits voters qualified except for residence requirements to vote in presidential and state elections|
|Proposition 9||Judiciary||Provides for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members|
|Proposition 10||Bonds||Provides that taxes or bonds previously voted in any independent school district or in any junior college district shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated|
|Proposition 11||Bonds||Authorizes the issuance of $200 million in Texas Water Development Bonds|
|Proposition 12||Admin of gov't||Provides the method and manner for dissolution of hospital districts|
|Proposition 13||Local gov't||Authorizes the Legislature to provide for any county having (1,200,000) or more inhabitants to consolidate the functions of government|
|Proposition 14||Suffrage||Allows members of the military to vote|
|Proposition 15||Welfare||Authorizes various types of assistance for the physically or mentally handicapped|
|Proposition 16||Legislature||Establishes the date on which newly elected Members of the Legislature shall qualify and take office|
State of Texas
|State executive offices||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Secretary of State | Attorney General | Comptroller | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of General Land Office | Chairman of Workforce Commission | Chairman of Public Utilities | Chairman of Railroad Commission |