• Proposition 8 – The constitutional amendment repealing Section 7, Article IX, Texas Constitution, which relates to the creation of a hospital district in Hidalgo County.
• Proposition 9 – 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 Contact.
The state League of Women Voters offers two websites – www.lwvtexas.org and www.VOTE411.org – with information on the Texas Constitutional Amendment Election. These guides include ballot language, an explanation and balanced arguments for and against each proposition, plus helpful information on the new photo ID requirement and other aspects of voting are available in English and Spanish.
Print copies will be available through many libraries and distribution by local Leagues. A Constitutional Amendment page on www.lwvtexas.org provides additional information on the constitutional amendment process and proposals considered by the 2013 Texas Legislature.
For more information, visit www.VoteTexas.gov, or contact Palo Pinto County election officials at 940-659-1212.
The League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund contributed to this article.