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What's on the ballot?

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) -

The polls close at 7 p.m. across the state of Texas, but there's still time to go vote.

See voting results here.

Here's what's on the ballot:

  • Seven state propositions
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 1 (HJR 21)
      “The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad
      valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled
      veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was
      donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the
      residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 2 (SJR 60)
      “The constitutional amendment to establish a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a
      borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan,
      establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for
      the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity
      line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 3 (SJR 34)
      “The constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders appointed by the
      governor and confirmed by the senate after the expiration of the person’s term of office.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 4 (SJR 6)
      “The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to
      the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the
      legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the
      statute unconstitutional.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 5 (HJR 100)
      “The constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting
      charitable raffles.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 6 (SJR 1)
      “The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad
      valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving
      spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.”
    • STATE OF TEXAS PROPOSITION NUMBER 7 (HJR 37)
      “The constitutional amendment relating to legislative authority to permit credit unions and other
      financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.”

There are also several local races, school bond elections and propositions on the ballot.

  • Nacogdoches Co. Hospital District Board Member, at large
  • Nacogdoches Co. Hospital District Board Member, Pct. 4
  • City of Garrison: Liquor Question
  • Houston Co. Hospital District Increases property tax cap
  • Latexo ISD: Property Tax Increase
  • San Augustine Co. Broaddus ISD $7.5m bond
  • Jasper Co. : Kirbyville CISD Board of Trustees, At Large (vote for three)
  • Jasper ISD Board of Trustees, At Large (vote for three)
  • City of Jasper City Council Term Limits
  • City of Jasper Police Chief Supervised by City Manager
  • City of Jasper Municipal Court Judge supervised by City Manager
  • City of Jasper City Attorney supervised by City Manager
  • City of Jasper: JP#2 Beer and Wine Sales
  • City of Jasper: Emergency Serv. Dist. #1 Adoption of local sales tax
  • Tyler Co: City of Woodville, Pl. 5
  • Tyler Co: Colmesneil ISD Trustee at Large (vote for three)
  • Tyler Co: ESD #3 Tax Rate Increase
  • Tyler Co: City of Colmesneil Council member at large (vote for two)
  • Smith Co. $39.5m Road Construction Bond
  • City of Arp: Sale of Alcoholic Bev.
  • City of Arp: Sales Tax Increase
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop A Term limit question
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop B Crime time limits/ specifies non-violent felony convictions
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop C appoints person to fill city vacancies
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop D Requires adequate unrestricted fund balance
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop E Changes order in which officials are elected
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop F Amends Article 8 and 9
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop. G City adheres to Texas Local Gov't. Code Ch .171
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop H State law governs municipal liability and damage
  • City of Whitehouse: Prop I Succession plan in event of disaster
  • Harrison Co: Hallsville Mayor
  • Harrison Co: New Diana ISD $5.5 m school bond
  • Harrison Co: New Diana ISD New Tax Rate
  • Rusk Co: Laneville ISD $3.794 m. bond
  • Rusk Co: Laneville ISD $2.949 bond
  • Titus Co. City of Mount Pleasant Beer and Wine sales
  • Titus Co. City of Mount Pleasant Sale of mixed bev. in restaurants
  • Upshur Co. New Diana ISD $5.5 m school bond
  • Upshur Co. New Diana ISD tax rate
  • Upshur Co. Harmony ISD Tax Rate
  • Wood Co. Mineola ISD $38.5 m bond
  • Wood Co. Winnsboro ISD $31.5 million bond
  • Wood Co. Harmony ISD Tax Ratification
  • Hopkins Co. Cumby ISD board election Trustee, Three year term, (vote for two)
  • Cass Co. Linden-Kildare ISD Trustee Place 1
  • Cass Co. Linden-Kildare ISD Trustee, Place 2

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