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Constitutional Provisions


Ken Paxton

Consideration of Texas Constitution article III, section 49-k regarding the Texas Mobility Fund|Texas courts do not use ballot language to construe a constitutional amendment.|Ballot language of a proposed constitutional amendment is sufficient if it identifies the amendment, showing its character and scope, that is, its intent, import, subject matter, or theme.

Ken Paxton

Constable’s statements to run for office were not made in requisite public setting, and without more, a petition with the minimum number of signatures to waive the filing fee for a place on the ballot does not amount to an announcement of candidacy.