Texas 1993 ballot measures

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Nineteen constitutional amendments were on the 1993 ballot in Texas.
  • Fourteen of the proposed amendments were approved by voters in 1993. Five were defeated.
  • Topics in 1993 included: bonds, administration of government, taxes, legislature, state judiciary, education, and elections.

Historical facts

  • Since 1989, an average of 15 state questions have appeared on the ballot in the odd-numbered years.
  • In 2003 there were 22 proposed constitutional amendments on the Texas ballot. That number of proposed amendments set a 20-year record. 1989 was close, with 21 proposed amendments.
  • Altogether, Texans have voted on 162 proposed constitutional amendments in the last 20 years.
  • Texans have approved 89.5% of the constitutional amendments they've been asked to consider since 1989. In some years, every proposed amendment was approved. This includes the approval of all 19 amendments in 2001, all 22 in 2003 and all 16 in 2007.
  • Conversely, 10.5% of statewide ballot questions in the past 20 years have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 1993 ballot measures

May 1:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Limited redistribution of ad valorem taxes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Education Exempt schools from obligation of unfunded mandates Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Bonds $750 million in bonds to assist school districts Defeatedd

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds $50 million of bonds for state economy Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Environment Promote reduction of pollution and job preservation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of gov't Clearing land titles in Fort Bend and Austin Counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Prohibit a personal income tax without voter approval Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Legislature Allow legislature to prescribe sheriff qualifications Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Admin of gov't Abolish office of county surveyor in Jackson County Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Regulation Repeal restrictions on corporations to raise capital Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Admin of gov't Abolish office of county surveyor in McLennan County Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Admin of gov't Provisions for redemption of real property Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Bonds I$750 million in bonds to Veterans' Land Fund Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Admin of gov't Local public pension system Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Judiciary Permit the denial of bail to certain persons Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Education Funding for higher education Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Bonds $1 billion bonds for facilities of corrections Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Elections Permit voters to abolish office of surveyor Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Bonds $100 million bonds to Texas Agricultural Fund Defeatedd

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