HARLINGEN — Voters going to the polls will be asked some serious yes or no questions aside from voting for federal, state and county candidates in the primary election.
DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY ELECTION
Referenda Item #1 On Economic Security & Prosperity
Should the Texas Legislature and the United States Congress pass an economic security and prosperity plan for families that includes higher incomes by raising the state minimum wage to a livable wage, passing the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure equal pay for equal work, guaranteeing paid family leave to care for a child or ill loved one, fully funding public neighborhood schools, and making a debt-free community college education a reality for hardworking students?
Referenda Item #2 On a Fair Criminal Justice System
Should the Texas Legislature and the United States Congress pass criminal justice reform legislation that ensures equal justice throughout our society without respect to race, socioeconomic status, geographic location, or other factors unrelated to behavior, ensuring as well common sense policies to protect the rights of law enforcement officers, the community, and defendants in the criminal justice system?
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