Constitutional amendments election results

How Austin County voted (unofficial results)


Voters across Texas were asked to vote on 10 proposed constitutional amendments in the Nov. 5 election. The following results are for Austin County only. Results are unofficial until canvassed.
Early voting results:
Proposition 1

“The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.”
For: 2,593
Against: 322
Proposition 2
“The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.”
For: 2,745
Against: 168
Proposition 3
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.”
For: 2,438
Against: 455
Proposition 4
“The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individual’s share of partnership and unincorporated association income.”
For: 2,524
Against: 398
Proposition 5
“The constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas’ natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing, and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes.”
For: 2,049
Against: 846
Proposition 6
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.”
For: 1,575
Against: 1,310
Proposition 7
“The constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.”
For: 1,905
Against: 987
Proposition 8
“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.”
For: 939
Against: 1,970
Proposition 9
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.”
For: 1,677
Against: 1,211
Proposition 10
“The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.”
For: 1,543
Against: 1,313

City of Wallis Mayor
A special election to elect a mayor was held Nov. 5. The results are as follows:
Dennis L. Diggs – 161
David Trevino – 40


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