Texas Constitution Just Grew Another _ _ pages

-by Barbara Harless

• Texas population: 26 million
• Registered Voters in Texas: 13,445,285
Nov 5, 2013; 9 Proposed Amendments to the Texas Constitution – 8.5% of registered voters showed up to vote (1,144,844)
• Less than 1 million voters in Texas amended the Texas Constitution.

Good News / Bad News

Good News: 3% more voters showed up in 2013 to vote on Amendments to the Texas Constitution than did in 2011 (almost double the 2011 showing)

Bad News: Less than 1 million voters amended our Texas Constitution this week

More Bad News: In November of next year (2014) there will be another proposed amendment on the Texas ballot. This one Continue reading