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With a light turnout as expected, Dawson County voters on Saturday almost matched the results across the state in approving two new amendments to the Texas constitution.Both amendments are designed to reduce the property tax burden on resident homeowners.Proposition 1 was approved by 88.8 percent of the voters who cast ballots in Dawson County and 86.9 percent statewide.That amendment will allow elderly and disabled homeowners to qualify for additional reductions in their property taxes by freezing their school property taxes at a lower rate that previously granted.Proposition 2 received the support of 84.5 percent of Dawson County voters and 84.8 ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331