State of Texas

Proposition 1: 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 for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.

Proposition 2: The constitutional amendment to establish a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home-equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home-equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.

Proposition 3: The constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate after the expiration of the person’s term of office.

Proposition 4: The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.

Proposition 5: The constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.

Proposition 6: 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 first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

Galveston County Bond Propositions

Proposition A: The issuance of bonds in the amount of $56 million for the construction, maintenance and operation of county roads, including roads within the cities of Bayou Vista, Clear Lake Shores, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, Hitchcock, Jamaica Beach, Kemah, La Marque, League City, Santa Fe, Texas City and Tiki Island and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.

Proposition B: The issuance of bonds in the amount of $18 million for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, reconstructing, improving or equipping county buildings and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.

Proposition C: The issuance of bonds in the amount of $6 million for flood control purposes and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.

Galveston Independent School District

Trustee District 5E

Matthew J. Hay

Laura Parks Addison

Trustee District 6F

Beau Rawlins

Sandra Jones Tetley

Johnny Smecca

Water Control and Improvement Districts and Municipal Utility Districts

WCID1: Prop. A — The plan and contract to provide firefighting services for Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

MUD 12: Prop. A — The authority of the district to issue $4.4 million of future bonds for the purpose of making repairs, replacements and additions to the district’s existing waterworks system, sanitary sewer system, drainage and storm sewer system, and navigability of coastal and inland waters of the district, or purchasing, acquiring and constructing further works, improvements, facilities, equipment and appliances for said systems, for the refunding of the district’s bonds and the levy of ad valorem taxes adequate to provide for the payment of the bonds.

WCID 19: Prop. A — An operation and maintenance tax for facilities authorized by Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, not to exceed 48 cents ($0.48) per $100 valuation of taxable property.

MUD 56: Prop. A — Issuance of $138.97 million in bonds for water, sanitary sewer and drainage and storm sewer systems and the levy of taxes without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. B: Issuance of $17.55 million in bonds for recreational facilities and the levy of taxes without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. C: Issuance of $56.615 million in bonds for roads and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

MUD 76: Prop. A — Confirmation of creation of district.

Election of directors (Up to 5)

Michael G. Robinson

Walter Cox Jr.

Jeffries Suttles

Theodore Pinson

O. William Bussey Jr.

Prop. B: Issuance of $23.1 million in water, sanitary sewer and drainage facilities bonds and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. C: Issuance of $7.2 million in recreational facilities bonds and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. D: Issuance of $10.5 million road facilities bonds and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. E: Issuance of $17.25 million in navigation facilities bonds and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. F: Issuance of $47.55 million in refunding bonds authorized by Article 16, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. G: Issuance of $10.5 million in refunding bonds authorized by Article 3, Section 52 of Texas Constitution and the levy of taxes, without limit as to rate or amount in payment of the bonds.

Prop. H: Maintenance tax not to exceed $1.50 per $100 of assessed valuation.

Source: Galveston County Elections Division

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