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Three State Amendments Failing

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Texas voters are saying "yes" to seven of the 10 constitutional amendments on today's statewide ballot. 

  • Proposition 4 would let counties sell bonds to develop land designated as unproductive, underdeveloped or blighted. It's failing 60 to 40 percent.
  • Prop 8, which would levy a water stewardship tax on some open lands, is still failing by a narrow 53 to 47 percent. The rest of the 10 proposals on the ballot are passing.
  • Prop 7, which would let El Paso County form a reclamation district for parks 52 to 48 percent

Both Travis County bond proposals are winning.
Voters in the Lake Travis and Lago Vista I-S-Ds appear to have approved their respective bond packages. The Lake Travis bond is winning, 63 to 37 percent. Lago Vista voters are saying yes, 74 to 26 percent.

And all 11 Pflugerville propositions are passing.


Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin. He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon. During high school and college at the University of Oregon, he worked at times as a reporter, news anchor, sports play-by-play reporter, music host and commercial producer before moving to Texas in 2003.