Texas voters tasked with deciding on seven amendments to the state's constitution
Early voting in Texas begins on October 23, and for this constitutional election, the proposed amendments to Texas' constitution will focus on many areas of public policy including taxes, banking and housing.
Earlier this year, more than 150 joint resolutions were presented during the legislative process, but only seven were passed. Those proposed amendments will be offered for approval by the voters of Texas on the November 7, 2017, election ballot.
Here is a list of the proposed amendments.
Proposition 1- Homestead exemption for partially donated homes of disabled veterans.
Proposition 2- Revising home equity loan provisions.
Proposition 3- Limiting terms for certain appointees of the governor.
Proposition 4- Court notice to attorney general of constitutional challenge to state laws
Proposition 5- Amending eligibility requirements for sports team charitable raffles
Proposition 6- Homestead exemption for surviving spouses of certain first responders.
Proposition 7- Authorizing Legislature to allow banks to hold raffles promoting savings
For more information on the Constitutional Amendment Election, click here.
First day of Early Voting - October 23, 2017
Last day to apply to vote by mail - October 27, 2017
Weekend Early Voting - October 28, 2017
Last day of Early Voting November 3, 2017
Election Day November 7, 2017
Click below for voting information for Texas Panhandle counties (this will be updated as information becomes available):
Deaf Smith County