Nov. 6 Election: Ballot Summary

Mayoral candidates, clockwise from top left:
Gus Garcia, Eric Mitchell, Leslie Cochran, Jennifer Gale
Mayoral candidates, clockwise from top left: Gus Garcia, Eric Mitchell, Leslie Cochran, Jennifer Gale


Mayor of Austin

Ray Blanchette

David "Breadman" Blakeley

Leslie Cochran

Jennifer Gale

Gus Garcia

Greg Gordon

Eric Mitchell

Allen Phillips


Travis County

Abolishing the office of county surveyor

Prop. 1: Authorizing $57.43 million in road bonds.

Prop. 2: Authorizing $28.6 million in park bonds.

Prop. 3: Authorizing $32.725 million in ROW acquisition bonds for FM 1826 and SH 45 (North).

Prop. 4: Authorizing $66.2 million in ROW acquisition bonds for SH 130.


State Constitutional Amendments

Prop. 1: Authorizing clearing of certain land titles in Bastrop County by the release of state interest.

Prop. 2: Authorizing bonds for roadway projects to serve border colonias.

Prop. 3: Authorizing ad valorem tax exemption for raw cocoa and green coffee held in Harris County.

Prop. 4: Providing for a four-year term of office for the firefighters' pension commissioner.

Prop. 5: Authorizing cities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment and supplies to underdeveloped countries.

Prop. 6: Authorizing the governor to call a special session for the appointment of presidential electors under certain circumstances.

Prop. 7: Authorizing the Veterans' Land Board to issue up to $500 million in bonds for veterans' housing assistance and to provide for veterans cemeteries.

Prop. 8: Authorizing $850 million in bonds for state agency construction and repair projects.

Prop. 9: Authorizing the cancellation of a legislative election when a candidate is unopposed.

Prop. 10: Authorizing ad valorem tax exemption for goods in transit.

Prop. 11: Allowing current or retired school teachers or administrators to be paid for serving on government boards.

Prop. 12: Eliminating obsolete, archaic, redundant, and unnecessary provisions of the state constitution.

Prop. 13: Authorizing school districts to donate surplus property of historical significance in order to preserve the property.

Prop. 14: Authorizing ad valorem tax exemption for travel trailers.

Prop. 15: Authorizing the creation of the Texas Mobility Fund to issue bonds for highways and toll roads.

Prop 16: Shortening the waiting period for home improvement liens and allowing homestead liens for manufactured homes.

Prop. 17: Authorizing the Legislature to settle land disputes between the state and a private party.

Prop. 18: Authorizing the standardization in the collection, deposit, reporting, and remitting of civil and criminal fees.

Note: for more info on the constitutional amendments, see www.capitol.state.tx.us/hrofr/hrofr.htm

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