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HJR 24, 59th Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for voting on electors for President and Vice President, and on all state-wide offices, questions or propositions by persons qualified to vote in this State except for meeting county or district residence requirements, and to provide for voting on electors for President and Vice President by otherwise qualified United States citizens who have moved into or out of the State preceding a presidential election.

Proposition Prop. 8 - For the Constitutional Amendment permitting persons qualified to vote in this State except for the residence requirements in a county or district to vote for Presidential and Vice Presidential Electors and for all state-wide offices, questions or propositions, and permitting citizens of the United States recently arrived or departed from the State to vote for Presidential and Vice Presidential Electors.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/1966

Votes for: 701,349
Votes against: 347,337

Articles affected Article 6 : Adds §2a   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1966 election.

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