Proposition Prop. 5 - The constitutional amendment to extend the jurisdiction of justices of the peace in civil cases.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/07/1978
Votes for: 945,779
Votes against: 751,817
Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.
See House Journal, p. 268,
See General and Special Laws, p. 3372.
Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 1978 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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