Texas primary ballot questions

The Republican primary ballot questions:

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

• Texans should support Second Amendment liberties by expanding locations where concealed handgun license-holders may legally carry.

• Texans should abolish the state franchise tax, also known as the margins tax, to encourage business growth.

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

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

• The Affordable Care Act, also know as “Obamacare,” should be repealed.


The Democrat ballot questions:

• 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.

• Congress should pass legislation raising the federal minimum wage to at least 110 percent of the federal poverty level for a family of four without exception.