Texas 2001 ballot measures

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Nineteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 6, 2001 ballot in Texas.
  • All of the nineteen proposed amendments were approved by voters in 2001. Zero were defeated.
  • Topics in 2001 included: bond issues, property, taxes, term limits, labor, elections, education, judiciary, and constitution.

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: 2001 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Property Clearing of land titles by the release of a state claim of its interest in Bastrop County Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Transportation Bonds for financial assistance to counties for roads Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Taxes Exempt raw cocoa and green coffee held in Harris County from property taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Four-year term of office for the fire fighters' pension commissioner Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Labor Municipalities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment to underdeveloped countries Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Elections Times when the Governor must call a special state legislative session to appoint presidential electors Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Bonds Authorize Veterans' Land Board to issue up to $500 million in general obligation bonds Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds $850 million in bonds for construction and repair projects Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Elections Fill a vacancy in the legislature without an election if a candidate is running unopposed Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Taxes Exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Education Current and retired public school teachers can receive compensation for serving on governing bodies Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Constitution Eliminate obsolete provisions of the Texas Constitution Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Education Board of trustees of an independent school district can donate surplus district property Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Taxes Taxing units other than school districts can exempt travel trailers from ad valorem taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Bonds Create the Texas Mobility Fund Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Labor Prescribe requirements for imposing a lien for work Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Property Ways to settle land title disputes between the state and a private party Approveda
LRCA Proposition 18 Judiciary Uniformity in the collection, deposit, reporting, and remitting of civil and criminal fees Approveda
LRCA Proposition 19 Bonds $2 billion in bonds for the Texas Water Development Board Approveda

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