Texas 1972 ballot measures

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Fourteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Texas.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Gov't salaries Provides annual salaries of $8,400 for members of the legislature Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Local gov't Abolishes the Lamar County Hospital District Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Gov't salaries Requires that all justices of the peace be compensated on a salary basis Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Con conventions Provides for a constitutional revision commission as a constitutional convention in January Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Taxes Allows certain tax exemptions to disabled veterans and surviving spouses and surviving minor children of those killed on active duty Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Taxes Exempts not less than $3,000 of the value of residence homesteads of all persons 65 and older from ad valorem taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Civil rights Provides that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed or national origin Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Term limits Provides a four-year term of office for state executive officials Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Admin of gov't Provides that directors of conservation districts are not disqualified from holding more than one office Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Admin of gov't Revises provisions on the time and method of proposing amendments to the state constitution Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Gov't salaries Provides a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 12 Admin of gov't Permits state employees to serve as members of the governing bodies of local governmental districts Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Bonds Sets a six percent weighted average annual interest rate for bonds Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Gov't Finances Allows counties to reduce the county permanent school fund Approveda

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