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Proposition For the Amendment to Section 3, Article XI of the Constitution of Texas, authorizing all counties in this State lying south of the counties of Jeff Davis, Reeves, Ward, Ector, Midland, Glasscock, Sterling, Coke and Runnels and south and west of the Colorado River; also, all those counties west of Hardeman, Knox and Haskell, and north of Fisher, Scurry, Borden, Dawson and Gaines; also the counties of Matagorda and Brazoria, to give aid in the construction of railroads by the issuance of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness, when authorized thereto by a majority vote of any such county.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 08/03/1897

Votes for: 14,237
Votes against: 59,579

Articles affected Article 11 : Amends §3   

See General Laws, Twenty-Fifth Legislature, p 267.

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