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Early voting begins in Nov. 5 issues election
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Staff Report

County Press

REFUGIO COUNTY – Early voting started Monday and will end Nov. 1 for the Nov. 5 proposition election.

Notice of Required Identification

A voter must show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter may be accepted for voting:

• Texas driver’s license issued by the Department of Public Safety (“DPS”);

• Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS (or Election Administrator in Refugio County);

• Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS;

• Texas Concealed Handgun License issued by DPS;

• United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph;

• United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph; or

• United States Passport.

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.*

If you do not have a valid form of photo identification, you may apply for a free election identification card at your local election administration office.

PROPOSITION

Authorizing the creation of the Refugio County Assistance District No. 1 and the imposition of a sales and use tax at the rate of 2 percent for the purpose of financing the operations of the district. The District shall include the coterminous area of Refugio County excluding the territory within the city limits of Refugio, Woodsboro, Bayside and Austwell.

PROPOSITION 1

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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

“The constitutional amendment repealing Section 7, Article IX, Texas Constitution, which relates to the creation of a hospital district in Hidalgo County.”

PROPOSITION 9

“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.”

WOODSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

PROPOSITION

The issuance of $5 million of bonds to construct, acquire and equip school buildings and levying the tax in payment thereof

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