There are 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on the November ballot. Large majorities of the Legislature approved measures earlier this year to put the questions to Texas voters.
Early voting starts Monday and runs through Nov. 1. Election Day is Nov. 5.
Here’s a quick rundown of the propositions, with links to our stories on each one.
Proposition 1: Allow all municipal judges to serve in more than one city.
Proposition 2: Allow the Texas Water Development Board to issue $200 million in bonds for water supply and wastewater projects in poor areas across the state.
Proposition 3: Provide temporary tax breaks for property damaged in a natural or human-caused disaster.
Proposition 4: Prohibit a statewide income tax.
Proposition 5: Dedicate revenue from the sales tax on sporting goods to maintaining and improving Texas parks and historic sites.
Proposition 6: Increase the maximum bond amount from $3 billion to $6 billion for cancer research.
Proposition 7: Increase the amount of funding to public education by up to $300 million a year.
Proposition 8: Create a state fund dedicated to promoting large scale flood-prevention projects.
Proposition 9: Would effectively exempt precious metals from taxation.
Proposition 10: Authorizes the adoption of retired law enforcement dogs and horses by their handler.