Proposition Prop. 8 - The constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory State officers.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/07/1972
Votes for: 1,466,291
Votes against: 1,167,034
Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 1972 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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