Election Results for Nolan County

By: 
Joseph Grant
Editor

Nolan County participated in the November 5 Constitutional Amendment regarding 10 propositions. Some were hot-button issues and no-brainers, such as taxes. Some passed by only the slimmest of margins, such as ad valorem (according to value) taxation precious metals held in a precious metal depository by 51.6 percent to 48.4 percent. Proposition 10 regarding the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances passed overwhelmingly. It saw over 1,000 votes to 68 nay in Nolan County. In the state 9.37 percent voted yes versus 6.25 percent voting no. With 100 percent of 254 counties reporting, here are the election results:
Proposition Number 1
Election Result: Voted Down.
The proposed amendment appeared on the ballot as follows: “The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.” Result: No. In Nolan County, 410 voted yes, while 736 voted no. Total votes were 1,146. Turnout was 13.21 percent.
Proposition Number 2
Election Result: Passed.
The proposed amendment appeared on the ballot as follows: “The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.” In Nolan County, 743 voted yes, while 386 voted no. Total votes were 1,129. Turnout was 13.02 percent.
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