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County City Issue Petition Status Election Date Election Status
Angelina Burke Prohibit Sale: Beer & Wine - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Angelina Diboll Prohibit Sale: Beer & Wine - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Angelina Hudson Prohibit Sale: Beer & Wine - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Angelina Huntington Prohibit Sale: Beer & Wine - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Angelina Zavalla Prohibit Sale: Beer & Wine - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Archer Scotland Beer and Wine Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Atascosa JP Pct. 4 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Failed    
Atascosa Pleasanton Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Bell Salado Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Bosque Iredell Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Bosque Merdian All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Brazoria Countywide Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Brazoria Countywide Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Childress Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Collin Anna Prohibit All Alcoholic Beverages for off-premises consumption only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Collin/Hunt/Rockwall Royse City Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Cottle Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Dallas Cockrell Hill All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Dallas Desoto Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Dallas Desoto Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Dallas Duncanville Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Dallas Hutchins All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Dallas Wilmer All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Dallas/Kaufman Mesquite Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Dallas/Kaufman Mesquite Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Denton Argyle Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Denton Argyle Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Denton Corral City All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Denton JP Pct. 6 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Denton JP Pct. 6 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Eastland Cisco All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Failed    
Ellis Ennis Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Ellis Ennis Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Ellis Midlothian Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Ellis Midlothian Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Freestone Fairfield Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Freestone Fairfield Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Hale Plainview All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Hale/Lubbock Abernathy Beer and wine Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Hardin Lumberton Prohibit All Alcoholic Beverages including Mixed Beverages Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Hardin Lumberton Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Hardin Lumberton Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Hartley Channing All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Hartley Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Failed    
Haskell Haskell Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Hays JP Pct. 3 All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Hays Wimberly Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Henderson Payne Springs Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Houston Countywide Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Houston Countywide Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Jackson Edna Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Jasper Jasper Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Jasper Jasper Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Johnson Rio Vista All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/10/2008 Passed but later overturned by court order.
Kaufman Terrell Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Kaufman Terrell Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
McLennan McGregor All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Milam Rockdale Mixed Beverages Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Mills Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Failed
Montgomery JP Pct. 2 All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Moore Countywide Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Failed    
Palo Pinto Gordon Beer - off-premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Palo Pinto JP Pct. 2 Beer Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Panola Carthage Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Panola Carthage Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Parker Hudson Oaks Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Pecos JP Pct. 6 All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Rockwall Fate Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Rockwall Rockwall Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Rockwall Rockwall Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Sherman Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Smith Tyler Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/10/2008 Passed
Tyler JP Pct. 2 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Tyler JP Pct. 2 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Failed    
Uvalde JP Pct. 3 Beer and Wine Returned 5/10/2008 Failed
Wichita JP Pct. 2 All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Wichita JP Pct. 2 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/6/2007 Passed
Williamson Georgetown Beer and Wine Failed    
Young Olney All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/10/2008 Failed

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