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Texas 1972 ballot measures

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14 statewide ballot propositions were on the 1972 ballot in Texas. 11 of the measures were approved.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Admin of gov't Providing annual salaries of $8,400 for members of the Senate and House of Representatives. Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 2 Admin of gov't Abolishing the Lamar County Hospital District. Approveda

LRCA Prop 3 Admin of gov't Requiring the commissioners court in all counties of the state to compensate all justices of the peace on a salary basis. Approveda

LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Providing for a constitutional revision commission which precedes the convening of the members of the 63rd Legislature as a constitutional convention in January, 1974, for the purpose of submitting to the voters a new constitution or revisions Approveda

LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't allowing certain tax exemptions to disabled veterans, their surviving spouses and surviving minor children and to those killed on active duty. Approveda

LRCA Prop 6 Taxes Political subdivisions of the State may exempt not less than $3,000 of the value of residence homesteads of all persons 65 and older from ad valorem taxes under certain conditions. Approveda

LRCA Prop 7 Property rights Equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed or national origin. Approveda

LRCA Prop 8 Admin of gov't Provide 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 certain statutory State officers. Approveda

LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Provide that directors of soil and water conservation districts are not disqualified from holding or being compensated for more than one office. Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 10 Admin of gov't Revising provisions on the time and method of proposing amendments to the state constitution Approveda

LRCA Prop 11 Admin of gov't Provide a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Defeatedd

LRCA Prop 12 Admin of gov't Permitting State employees, who are not State officers, to serve as members of the governing bodies of school districts, cities, towns or other local governmental districts. Approveda

LRCA Prop 13 Bonds Setting a six percent weighted average annual interest rate for bonds Approveda

LRCA Prop 14 Education Allowing a county to reduce its county permanent school fund and distribute the money to indepedent and common school districts on a per scholastic basis. Approveda

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