The Texas Constitution is one of the longest in the nation and is still growing. As of 2022 (the 87th Legislature), the Texas Legislature has proposed a total of 700 amendments. Of these, 517 have been adopted, and 180 have been defeated by Texas voters, and three amendments never made it to the ballot. Thus, the Texas Constitution has been amended 517 times since its adoption in 1876.
The official text of the Texas Constitution is available from Texas Constitution and Statutes Online
See the Texas Legislative Council's Amendments to the Texas Constitution since 1876 for a chart showing all proposed and adopted amendments.
For historical information about the 1876 Texas Constitution and earlier constitutions governing Texas, visit the Texas Constitutions 1824-1876 at Tarlton Law Library.
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