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2011 Texas Constitutional Amendment Election Results

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Polls closed in Lubbock Tuesday in the election that determined the fate of 10 proposed Texas Constitutional Amendments. Voter turnout Tuesday in Lubbock County was 4,044. Lubbock County voters  joined other Texans in deciding on the measures which mostly regard tax changes.

As of 12:40 am Wednesday, statewide numbers are back with 100% of precincts reporting:

Proposition 1: Tax Exemption for the Surviving Spouse of Disabled Vets- Passed with 82.8% of the vote.

Proposition 2: Texas Water Division Board Authorization to Issue Additional Bonds Not Exceeding $6 Billion- Passed with 51.5% of the vote.

Proposition 3: Issue Bonds to Finance Education Loans to Students- Passed with 54.5% of the vote.

Proposition 4: Permit County to Issue Bonds for Development- Failed with 59.7% of the dissenting vote.

Proposition 5: Allow City and County to Enter Interlocal Contracts- Passed with 57.7% of the vote.

Proposition 6: Gen Land Office to Distribute Revenue for Public Education- Passed with 51.5% of the vote.

Proposition 7: Permit El Paso County to Create Reclamation Districts- Failed with 51.6% of the dissenting vote.

Proposition 8: Appraisal for Ad Valorem Tax of Land Devoted to Water Stewardship- Failed by 52.9% of the dissenting vote.

Proposition 9: Authorize Governor to Pardon a Person Who Completes Deferred Adjudication- Passed with 57.3% of the vote.

Proposition 10: Extend Length of Unexpired Term Which Triggers Automatic Resignation- Passed with 55.9% of the vote.

For more detailed numbers on election results, visit the Secretary of State’s website.

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