POSTED: Monday, October 5, 2009 - 9:09am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am
Today is the last day for voters to register for the November 3rd Constitutional Election in Texas.
On the ballot for voting on November 3rd are:
- HJR 132: "The constitutional amendment authorizing
the financing, including through tax increment financing, of the acquisition
by municipalities and counties
of buffer areas or open spaces adjacent to a military installation for
the prevention of encroachment or for the construction of roadways, utilities,
or other infrastructure to protect or promote the mission of the military
- HJR 36-1: "The constitutional amendment
authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence
solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead."
- HJR 36-3: "The constitutional amendment
providing for uniform standards and procedures for the appraisal of property
for ad valorem tax purposes."
- HJR 14-2: "The constitutional amendment
establishing the national research university fund to enable emerging research
universities in this state to achieve national prominence as major research
universities and transferring the balance of the higher education fund to
the national research university fund."
- HJR 36-2: "The constitutional amendment
authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for
two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated
- HJR 116: "The constitutional amendment authorizing
the Veterans' Land Board to issue general obligation bonds in amounts equal
to or less than amounts previously authorized."
- HJR 127: "The constitutional amendment to
allow an officer or enlisted member of the Texas State Guard or other state
militia or military force to hold other civil offices."
- HJR 7: "The constitutional amendment authorizing
the state to contribute money, property, and other resources for the establishment,
maintenance, and operation of veterans hospitals in this state."
- HJR 102: "The constitutional amendment to
protect the right of the public, individually and collectively, to access
and use the public beaches bordering the seaward shore of the Gulf of Mexico."
- HJR 85: "The constitutional amendment to
provide that elected members of the governing boards of emergency services
districts may serve terms not to exceed four years."
- HJR 14-1: "The constitutional amendment
to prohibit the taking, damaging, or destroying of private property for public
use unless the action is for the ownership, use, and enjoyment of the property
by the State, a political subdivision of the State, the public at large,
or entities granted the power of eminent domain under law or for the elimination
of urban blight on a particular parcel of property, but not for certain economic
development or enhancement of tax revenue purposes, and to limit the legislature's
authority to grant the power of eminent domain to an entity."