Paper ballot or electronic ballot was the start of the Constitutional Amendment Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Results are not finalized until they are officially counted.


Jim Wells County


State of Texas Proposition 1 – The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.


For 325 votes (26.40 percent)


Against 906 (73.60 percent) winner


State of Texas Proposition 2 – 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.


For 723 votes (59.60 percent) winner


Against 490 votes (40.40 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 3 – The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.


For 1,053 votes (85,83 percent) winner


Against 174 votes (14.18 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 4 – The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual's share of partnership and unincorporated association income.


For 1,004 votes (81.03 percent) winner


Against 235 votes (18.97 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 5 – 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.


For 1,087 votes (88.95 percent) winner


Against 135votes (11.05 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 6 – The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 million the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.


For 787 votes (64.83 percent) winner


Against 427 votes (35.17)


State of Texas Proposition 7 – The constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.


For 877 votes (71.48 percent) winner


Against 350 votes (28.52 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 8 – 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.


For 894 votes (73.16 percent) winner


Against 328 votes (26.84 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 9 – The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.


For 659 votes (55.61 percent) winner


Against 526 votes (44.39 percent)


State of Texas Proposition 10 – The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.


For 1,151 votes (93.65 percent) winner


Against 78 votes (6.35 percent)