What Texans Are Voting On This Election Day 2019

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DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) — Today is Election Day in Texas, and there are several propositions to be voted on.

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Here are the ten statewide propositions all will have the opportunity to vote on, in addition to local ballot items.

Proposition 1: Judges serving more than one appointed or elected municipality

“Constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.”

Proposition 2: Additional Texas Water Development Board bonds

“The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.”

Proposition 3: Temporary property tax exemption for disaster areas

“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.”

Proposition 4: Prohibiting state income tax on residents

“The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individual’s share of partnership and unincorporated association income.”

Proposition 5: Sporting goods sales tax to fund parks, wildlife, historical agencies

“The constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas’ natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing, and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes.”

Proposition 6: Increasing bonds for Cancer Prevention and Research Institute

“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.”

Proposition 7: Increases distribution to the state school fund

“The constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.”

Proposition 8: Creation of Flood Infrastructure Fund

“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.”

Proposition 9: Property tax exemption for precious metals in depositories

“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.”

Proposition 10: Transfer of law enforcement animals to handlers or others

“The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.”

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