Brown County voters were in favor of eight of the 11 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on Tuesday’s ballot, while statewide, all of the propositions were approved, according to the Associated Press.

Brown County election officials said 2,690 of Brown County’s 22,942 registered voters, cast a ballot. That’s a turnout of 11.73 percent.

Here’s how local voting went Tuesday, according to unofficial results:


2. Tax residence solely on the basis of the property’s value as a residence. 1,783 to 884.

3. Uniform standards for property appraisal appraisal of property for taxation. 1,433 to 1,224.

6. Prevent land board from continually having to seek legislative authorization for bonds. 1,517 to 1,106.

7. Officer or enlisted member of the Texas State Guard or other state military force can hold civil offices. 1,829 to 810.

8. Authority to support a veterans hospital, designed to speed a facility for the Rio Grande Valley. 1,610 to 1,042. 9. Protects the right of the public to access and use the public beaches on an area of the Gulf of Mexico. 1,643 to 984.

10. Limits elected members of the governing boards of emergency services districts to terms no longer than four years. 1,526 to 1,094.

11. Prohibits governments from taking private property for private economic development to increase a tax base. 2,096 to 524.


1. Financing for military buffer zones. 1,058 to 1,577.

4. National research university fund. 928 to1,686.

5. To allow single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities. 1,230 to 1,355.