Election History


Date of Election: July 29, 1989
Type of Election: Bonds
City Population (at Time of the Election): 466,499
Number of Registered Voters: 256,092
Total Ballots Cast: 47,465
Percent of Registered Voters Who Voted: 18.53%


Proposition - Ordinance #890608-B
Yes % Yes No % No
26527 56.00% 20569 44.00%
SHALL THE CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS BE AUTHORIZED TO CONSTRUCT A NEW CIVIC/CONVENTION CENTER ON THE EAST SIDE OF DOWNTOWN BY THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS IN AN AMOUNT TO BE LIMITED BY THE ABILITY TO REPAY THE OBLIGATION FROM THE PROCEEDS OF CIVIC CONVENTION CENTER REVENUES AND 4.5ยข FROM THE HOTEL/MOTEL BED TAX AND SHALL NOT EXCEED $69,000,000; AND NOT BE AUTHORIZED TO USE GENERAL FUND MONEY, INCLUDING PROPERTY TAX PROCEEDS, IN CONSTRUCTING OR OPERATING A NEW CIVIC/CONVENTION CENTER?


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