Less than nine percent of DeWitt County’s 11,575 registered voters made their way to the polls for the constitutional amendment election Nov. 3.
All seven propositions passed with an overwhelming majority except proposition four, which states “the constitiutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.”
The following are DeWitt County’s results of that election and a brief description of the proposed amendments:
Prop. 1: Homestead exemption increase: for- 88.9%, against- 11.1%
Prop 2: Veteran spouse’s homestead exemption: for- 92.3%, against- 7.7%
Prop. 3: Residence requirement for state officers: for- 70.2%, against- 29.8%
Prop. 4: Charitable raffles by professional sports teams: for- 62.8%,