Re: The French Say "Non!"
- On 6/2/05, Ronn!Blankenship <ronn.blankenship@...> wrote:
> At 08:05 AM Thursday 6/2/2005, Julia Thompson wrote:<snip>
> >Ronn!Blankenship wrote:
> >>At 12:49 AM Thursday 6/2/2005, Gary Denton wrote:
> >>>On 6/1/05, Warren Ockrassa <warren@...> wrote:
> >>It sounds like someone may finally have written a worse constitution thanAs of 2003 (78th Legislature), the Texas Legislature has passed a
> >>the Alabama constitution of 1901 (which is still in effect) . . .
> >How much worse than the Texas constitution is it? The Texas constitution
> >requires that the legislature, then the voters, pass all sorts of
> >amendments to get a good number of things done.
> So does Alabama. For all sorts of local matters. How many times has the
> Texas constitution been amended? IIRC, in now a little over a century,
> Alabama's has been amended over 600 times (and those are just the ones
> which actually passed through that process and got approved . . . many more
> have been tried.)
> -- Ronn! :)
total of 606 amendments. Of these, 432 have been adopted and 174 have
been defeated by Texas voters. Thus, the Texas Constitution has been
amended 432 times since its adoption in 1876.
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