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GOP and Democratic propositions on March 4 ballots

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Posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014 6:23 pm

There are a number of Republican and Democratic Party propositions on the ballot for party members determine if they support.

Republican propositions

Proposition 1: Texans should be free to express their religious beliefs, including prayer, in public places.

  • Proposicion 1: Los residentes de Texas deben tener la libertad de expresar sus creencias religiosas, incluyendo oraciones en lugares públicos.

Proposition 2: Texas should support Second Amendment liberties by expanding locations where concealed handgun license-holders may legally carry.

  • Proposicion 2: El Estado de Texas debe de apoyar los derechos otorgados por la Segunda Enmienda, al expandir los lugares en los que personas con permiso para portar armas lo pueden hacer legalmente.

Propostion 3: Texas should abolish the state franchise tax, also known as the margins tax, to encourage business growth.

  • Proposicion 3: El Estado de Texas debe de erradicar el impuesto sobre empresas estatal, también conocido como impuesto sobre ganancias, a fin de promover el crecimiento económico.

Proposition 4: Texas recipients of taxpayer-funded public assistance should be subject to random drug testing as a condition of receiving benefits.

  • Proposicion 4: A los residentes de Texas que reciben asistencia publica financiada por los impuestos sobre ingreso de los contribuyentes, deben de ser sujetos a la administración de pruebas de consumo de drogas al azar, como una condición para recibir los beneficios.

Proposition 5: All elected officials and their staff should be subject to the same laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances as their constituents.

  • Proposicion 5: Todos los oficiales electos y su personal deben de ser sujetos a las mismas leyes, reglamentos y ordenanzas como sus constituyentes.

Proposition 6: The Affordable Car Act, also known as “Obamacare,” should be repealed.

  • Proposicion 6: La Reforma de Salud, ACA por sus siglas en ingles, también conocida como “Obamacare” debe de ser derogada.

Democratic propositions

Proposition 1: The United States Congress must pass immigration reform; including an earned path to citizenship for those individuals contributing to the economy and the dependents of those individuals.

  • Proposicion 1: El Congreso de los Estados Unidos debe aprobar una reforma migratoria, incluyendo un camino ganado a la ciudadanía para aquellos individuos que contribuyen a la economía y las personas a cargo de esas personas.

Proposition 2: Congress should pass legislation raising the federal minimum wage to at least 110% of the federal poverty level for a family of four without compensation.

  • Proposicion 2: El Congreso debe promulgar legislacíon para aumentar el salario mínimo federal por lo menas a el 110% del nivel federal de pobreza para una familia de cuatro, sin excepción.

Proposition 3: The Governor and the Texas Legislature should accept federal funds; as provided in the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010; for the expansion of Medicaid to provide coverage to millions of uninsured and underinsured Texans.

  • Proposicion 3: El Gobernador y la Legislatura de Texas deben aceptar fondos federales, conforme a lo dispuesto en el Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act del 2010, por la expansión de Medicaid para proporcionar coberturaa millones de tejanos sin seguro médico.

Proposition 4: The Congress and the Texas Legislature should adopt legislation that expandsprotections against discimination in employment; housing; and public accommodations based upon sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • Proposicion 4: El Congreso y la Legislatura de Texas debería adoptar una legislación que amplía la protección contra la discriminación en el empleo, la vivienda, y los lugares públicos en base a la orientación sexual e identidad de género.

Republican Party primary

U.S. SENATE

David M. Alameel

John Cornyn

Dwayne Stovall

Reid Reasor

Ken Cope

Chris Mapp

Linda Vega

Curt Cleaver

Steve Stockman

U.S. HOUSE, District 25

Roger Williams

U.S. HOUSE, District 31

John R. Carter

GOVERNOR

Greg Abbott

SECEDE Kilgore

Miriam Martinez

Lisa Fritsch

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

David Dewhurst

Todd Staples

Jerry Patterson

Dan Patrick

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Dan Branch

Ken Paxton

Barry Smitherman

COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Glenn Hegar

Debra Medina

Harvey Hilderbran

Raul Torres

COMMISSIONER OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE

David Watts

George P. Bush

COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE

J. Allen Carnes

Tommy Merritt

Sid Miller

Eric Opiela

Joe Cotton

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER

Ryan Sitton

Becky Berger

Malachi Boyuls

Wayne Christian

Chief Justice, Supreme Court

Robert Talton

Nathan Hecht

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 6, UNEXPIRED TERM

Joe Pool

Jeff Brown

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 7

Jeff Boyd

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 8

Phil Johnson

Sharon McCally

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS PLACE 3

Barbara Walther

Bert Richardson

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS PLACE 4

Jani Jo Wood

Richard Dean Davis

Kevin Patrick Yeary

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS PLACE 9

David Newell

W.C. “Bud” Kirkendall

STATE HOUSE, District 54

Jimmie Don Aycock

CHIEF JUSTICE, 3RD COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT

Jeff Rose

DISTRICT JUDGE, 169TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Gordon G. Adams

COUNTY JUDGE

Jon H. Burrows

JUDGE, COUNTY COURT AT LAW NO.2

John Mischtian

JUDGE, COUNTY COURT AT LAW NO. 3

Rebecca DePew

COUNTY TREASURER

Charles E. Jones

COUNTY COMMISSIONER PRECINCT 2

Tim Brown

COUNTY COMMISSIONER PRECINCT 4

John Fisher

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT NO. 2

Don Engleking

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT NO. 3, PLACE 2

GW Ivey

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT NO. 4, PLACE 2

William (Bill) Cooke

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT NO. 1

Theodore R. (Ted) Duffield

COUNTY CHAIRMAN

Nancy Boston

Democratic Party primary

U.S. SENATE

David M. Alameel

Maxey Marie Scherr

Kesha Rogers

Michael “Fjet” Fjetland

Harry Kim

U.S. HOUSE, District 25

Stuart Gourd

Marco Montoya

U.S. HOUSE, District 31

Louie Minor

GOVERNOR

Reynaldo “Ray” Madrigal

Wendy R. Davis

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Leticia Van de Putte

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Sam Houston

COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Mike Collier

COMMISSIONER OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE

John Cook

COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE

Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III

Jim Hogan

Richard “Kinky” Friedman

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER

Steve Brown

Dale Henry

Chief Justice, Supreme Court

William Moody

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 6

Lawrence Edward Meyers

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 7

Gina Benavides

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS, PLACE 3

John Granberg

CHIEF JUSTICE, 3RD COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT

Diane Henson

COUNTY CHAIR, DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Marianne Miller

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