Polling places consolidated in today’s amendment election

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Polling places for today’s constitutional amendment election will be consolidated due to historically low voter turnout in an effort to lower costs. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Consolidated voting precincts are as follows:

  • Precincts 1, 8, 9, 15 and 20 – Henrietta ISD Administration Office, 1801 E. Crafton St., Henrietta
  • Precincts 11 and 12 — Dean City Hall, 6913 Hwy. 79, Dean
  • Precincts 13 and 14 — Thornberry Community Center, 14317 FM 171 West, Thornberry
  • Precincts 17 and 32 — Christ’s Community Fellowship Church, 1143 Nakomis Trail, Arrowhead Ranch Estates
  • Precincts 10, 24 and 26 — Bellevue City Hall, 136 Fourth St. Bellevue
  • Precincts 6 and 27 — Petrolia High School, 8307 FM 810, Petrolia

Propositions which voters will decide are as follows:

Proposition 1 (HJR 62) — 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 member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action.

Proposition 2 (HJR 79) — The constitutional amendment eliminating an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is operational.

Proposition 3 (HJR 133) — The constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption.”

Proposition 4 (HJR 24) — 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.

Proposition 5 (SJR 18) — The constitutional amendment to authorize the making of a reverse mortgage loan for the purchase of homestead property and to amend lender disclosures and other requirements in connection with a reverse mortgage loan.

Proposition 6 (SJR 1) — The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan to ensure the availability of adequate water resources.

Proposition 7 (HJR 87) — The constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 12 months or less.

Proposition 8 (HJR 147 and SJR 54) — The constitutional amendment repealing Section 7, Article IX, Texas Constitution, which relates to the creation of a hospital district in Hidalgo County.

Proposition 9 (SJR 42) — The constitutional amendment relating to expanding the types of sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

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