Nov. 6 Election: Ballot Summary
Mayor of Austin
David "Breadman" Blakeley
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Prop. 5: Authorizing cities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment and supplies to underdeveloped countries.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