For the November 7th election, several Limestone County election precincts will be consolidated according to County Election Administrator Southard. A list of the consolidated election precincts or voting boxes will be found at the conclusion of this article.
The proposition on the election ballot for the $5,000,000 Groesbeck Independent School District is given below:
“Groesbeck Independent School District -- Proposition A -- The issuance of $5,000,000 of bonds for the construction, renovation, and equipment of school building in the district and the purchase of school buses and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.”
The proposition on the ballot for the Mart Independent School District is given below:
“Proposition A, Mart Independent School District -- The issuance of $9,200,000 of bonds for the construction, acquisition, renovation and equipment of school buildings in the district and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.” Of course, the city of Mart is not in Limestone County; however, a sizeable portion of property in the Mart ISD is in Limestone County.
The seven constitutional amendments to be presented to the voters in the November 7thelection are given below. Voters should “for” or “against” each of the constitutional amendments.
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 veterans 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 limitation for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing for 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 constitutionality of a state stature 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 teams’ 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 residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.”
Proposition 7 -- “The constitutional amendment relating to the legislative authority to permit credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.”
Boxes for Nov. 7th
The Kosse Community Center in Kosse will be the voting place for Voting Precinct 103.
The Coolidge Civic Center, 806 Bell St., Coolidge will be voting place for Voting Precincts 204 and 205.
The Limestone County Courthouse, 200 W. State St., Room G13, Groesbeck will voting place for Voting Precincts 101, 102, 104, 301, 303, and 406.
The Mexia Civic Center, 101 S. McKinney St., Mexia will be the voting place for Voting Precincts 201, 202, 203, 206, 302, 304, 304, 401, 403, 404, 405.
Farrar -- XTO Building will be the voting place for Voting Precinct 402.