Proposition Prop. 1 - The constitutional amendment increasing the size of the court of criminal appeals to nine judges, and permitting the court to sit in panels of three judges.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/08/1977
Votes for: 410,170
Votes against: 150,862
Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.
See Senate Journal, p. 88.
See General and Special Laws, p. 3359.
Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 8, 1977 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1977 election.
Unless otherwise specified, an amendment takes effect as part of the constitution on the date of the official canvass of election returns showing adoption of the amendment.
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