Proposition Prop. 9 - The constitutional amendment to provide that a member of the legislature is eligible to be elected or appointed to serve in a different state office but may not receive an increase in compensation granted to that office during the legislative term to which he was elected.
Outcome: DefeatedElection date: 11/03/1987
Votes for: 977,464
Votes against: 1,112,888
Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.
Article 3 :
Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 1987 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 1987 election.
Unless otherwise specified, an amendment takes effect as part of the constitution on the date of the official canvass of election returns showing adoption of the amendment.
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