Texas 1987 ballot measures

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Twenty-five statewide ballot measures were on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Texas.

On the ballot

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Food & agri Establishes a grain warehouse fund to protect farmers and depositors of grain Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Raises the maximum property tax rate that may be adopted by rural fire prevention districts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Taxes Limits school tax increases on residence homesteads of elderly widows Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Development Authorizes the legislature to provide assistance to encourage economic development Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Bonds Guarantees bonds issued by the Texas Turnpike Authority Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Gov't finances Provides for state financing of the development and production of Texas products and businesses Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Bonds Issues bonds to finance certain local public facilities Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds Issues bonds for projects relating to corrections facilities Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Admin of gov't Provides that state legislators can simultaneously serve in other state offices, but may not receive an increase in compensation Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Taxes Exempts property that is located temporarily in the state from taxes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 11 Taxes Defines types of personal property the legislature can exempt from property taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Property Permits spouses to hold community property with right of survivorship Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Admin of gov't Creates special districts to provide emergency services Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Criminal trials Gives the state a limited right to appeal in criminal cases Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Local gov't Abolishes the office of county treasurer in 3 counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Judiciary Provides that certain justice of the peace precincts may contain more than one justice of the peace court Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Local gov't Defines the governmental and proprietary functions of a municipality Approveda
LRCA Proposition 18 Prisons Creates, operates and finances jail districts Approveda
LRCA Proposition 19 Bonds Issues bonds to fund undertakings related to a scientific research facility Approveda
LRCA Proposition 20 Taxes Provides property tax relief for offshore drilling equipment that is not in use Approveda
LRCA Proposition 21 Admin of gov't Allows members of the legislature to participate in state agencies and committees Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 22 State exec Limits the governor's authority to fill vacancies at the end of the governor's term Approveda
LRCA Proposition 23 Bonds Issues additional Texas Water Development Bonds for water related projects Approveda
LRCA Proposition 24 Admin of gov't Permits a county to perform work, without compensation, for another governmental entity Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 25 Healthcare Authorizes Amarillo Hospital District to serve residents of Randall County Approveda

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