Nov. 5, 2013 General Election
Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Propositions on the ballot:
Proposition 1 (HJR 62) 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 member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action.
Proposition 2 (HJR 79) The constitutional amendment eliminating an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is operational.
Proposition 3 (HJR 133) The constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption."
Proposition 4 (HJR 24) 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.
Proposition 5 (SJR 18) The constitutional amendment to authorize the making of a reverse mortgage loan for the purchase of homestead property and to amend lender disclosures and other requirements in connection with a reverse mortgage loan.
Proposition 6 (SJR 1) The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan to ensure the availability of adequate water resources.
Proposition 7 (HJR 87) The constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 12 months or less.
Proposition 8 (HJR 147 and SJR 54) The constitutional amendment repealing Section 7, Article IX, Texas Constitution, which relates to the creation of a hospital district in Hidalgo County.
Proposition 9 (SJR 42) 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 Conduct.
Navarro County Bond Proposition is for the issuance of $7,500,000 of bonds for acquiring, constructing, improving and equipping office and administrative facilities (including the county courthouse) for county purposes, and levying the tax in payment thereof.
Kerens ISD Bond Proposition is for the issuance of $16,700,000 of school building bonds for Kerens Independent School District and levying the tax in payment thereof.
Pct. — Location
101 — YMCA Rhoades Optimist Room, 400 Oaklawn, Corsicana.
103 — Latter Day Saints Church, 3800 Emhouse Road, Corsicana.
104 — Lone Star Cowboy Church, 4495 West Highway 22, Corsicana.
105 — Barry Methodist Church, Main Street, Barry.
106 — Emhouse Community Center, 503 N. Hopkin St., Emhouse.
107 — Rice City Hall, 203 East Calhoun, Rice.
108 — Chatfield Community Center, 4808 FM 1603, Chatfield.
109 — Roane Baptist Church, 5118 FM 3401, Roane.
200 — Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 East Sixth Ave., Corsicana.
201 — Bear’s Den, 802 South Second Street, Corsicana.
202 — K. Wolens Building, 701 South Main St., Corsicana.
203 — Kerens ISD Building, 200 Bobcat Lane, Kerens.
204 — Powell VFD, 201 Carr Street, Powell.
205 — Eureka United Methodist Church, 8644 South Highway 287, Eureka.
206 — Mildred Middle School, 5475 South Highway 287, Mildred.
300 — Navarro College Cook Center, 3200 West Seventh Ave., Corsicana.
301 — Navarro County Courthouse (basement), 300 West Third Ave., Corsicana.
303 — Dawson VFD, 97 North Main Street, Dawson.
304 — Navarro Government Center, 222 North Harvard, Navarro.
305 — Angus City Hall, 6008 South Interstate 45, Angus.
306 — Retreat City Hall, 102 South Spikes Road, Retreat.
307 — Richland City Hall, 103 West Main, Richland.
308 — Winkler Masonic Lodge, FM 416, Winkler.
400 — Westside Baptist Church, 1522 North 24th St., Corsicana.
401 — Navarro County Justice Center, 312 West Second Avenue, Corsicana.
402 — Westhill Church of Christ, 3400 West Highway 22, Corsicana.
403 — Blooming Grove Historical Society, 201 North Fordyce, Blooming Grove.
404 — Frost ISD, 208 North Wyrick, Frost.
405 — Silver City VFD, 555 FM 55, Purdon.
406 — Pursley VFD, 8612 FM 709 South, Pursley.
Nov. 5, 2013 General Election
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