Office of the Secretary of State



Race Summary Report

2017 Constitutional Amendment Election

11/7/2017

RACENAMEPARTYCANVASS VOTESPERCENT
Prop 1 Broadens scope of homestead ad valorem tax exemption for disabled veteran or spouse - 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.
IN FAVOR754,73986.00%
AGAINST122,86414.00%
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Race Total877,603
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Prop 2 Prescribes conditions, fees, refinancing options, and eligibility for home equity loans - 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.
IN FAVOR593,05268.65%
AGAINST270,78031.35%
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Race Total863,832
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Prop 3 Limits the service of certain gubernatorial appointees after expiration of term - The constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate after the expiration of the personís term of office.
IN FAVOR722,75383.16%
AGAINST146,39016.84%
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Race Total869,143
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Prop 4 Relates to notice requirements to Attorney General regarding challenge to constitutionality - 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.
IN FAVOR554,04064.87%
AGAINST300,09635.13%
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Race Total854,136
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Prop 5 Permits additional professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct raffles - The constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.
IN FAVOR510,36360.33%
AGAINST335,58239.67%
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Race Total845,945
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Prop 6 Provides homestead exemption for deceased (line of duty) first responder's surviving spouse - 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.
IN FAVOR739,45284.64%
AGAINST134,16715.36%
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Race Total873,619
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Prop 7 Permits financial institutions to award random prizes to customers to encourage saving - The constitutional amendment relating to legislative authority to permit credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.
IN FAVOR511,80659.70%
AGAINST345,55640.30%
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Race Total857,362

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