All nine constitutional amendments pass

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By Brenda Sommer
Managing Editor

All nine proposed amendments to the state constitution were approved Tuesday by Texas voters, including allowing tax breaks for veterans and their survivors, and reverse mortgage loans, and funding the statewide water plan with $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.

Limestone County turnout for the election, which only included the constitutional amendments, was about low, with only 892 of the county’s 13,033 registered voters casting ballots, or 6.84 percent. County totals were in line with the statewide sums, within 1-to-3 percentage points for most propositions.

The numbers below, giving statewide and county totals and percentages, list “For” vote totals and percentages first.

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