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SJR 1, 62nd Regular Session
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide a four-year term for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.

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: Adopted

Election date: 11/07/1972

Votes for: 1,466,291
Votes against: 1,167,034

Articles affected Article 4 : Amends §4    Amends §22    Amends §23   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 1972 election.

Effective dates
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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