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Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011
County City Issue Petition Status Election Date Election Status
Archer Megargel Beer and wine Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Bailey Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Bailey Muleshoe All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Bell Belton Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Bell Nolanville All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Bosque Iredell Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Bosque Meridian All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Bosque Morgan All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Bowie Nash All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Brazoria JP Pct 5 as it existed in 1958 Beer Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Brazoria JP Pct 5 as it existed in 1958 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Brazoria JP Pct 5 as it existed in 1958 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Burnet Burnet All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Burnet Burnet All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Burnet JP Pct 1 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Carson Skellytown Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Cherokee Rusk Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Cherokee Rusk Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Childress Countywide (Prohibit) All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Failed - Remains wet
Collin Melissa All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Collin Melissa All alcoholic beverages except MB Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Collin Princeton All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Failed    
Collin Princeton Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Comanche DeLeon All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Dallas Irving Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Dallas/Ellis Glenn Heights All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Denton JP Pct 2 All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Denton Justin All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Denton/Tarrant Roanoke All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Denton/Tarrant Roanoke Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Denton/Tarrant Southlake Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Denton/Tarrant Westlake Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Denton/Tarrant Westlake All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Eastland Cisco All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Ellis Waxahachie Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Ellis Waxahachie Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Erath Countywide Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Freestone/Navarro Streetman All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Gaines Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Grayson Howe All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Hardin Lumberton (Prohibit) All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned - No election date set.    
Hays JP Pct 3 All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Hays Kyle Beer and wine Failed    
Henderson Coffee City Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Henderson Malakoff Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Henderson Malakoff Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Henderson Pct 4 CC ? Beer and wine Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Hill Carl's Corner All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Hill Covington All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Hill JP Pct 2 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Hunt Greenville Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Hunt Greenville Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Jack Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Failed    
Jasper Jasper (Prohibit) Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Johnson Cleburne Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Johnson Cleburne Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Johnson Keene Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Johnson Rio Vista All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Previous election overturned. New election ordered. 11/4/2008 Failed
Johnson Rio Vista All alcoholic beverages except MB Returned 5/9/2009 Passed. Results subsequently overturned by court.
Kimble Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Kimble Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Lamar Deport Beer and wine - off-premises only. Withdrawn    
Lamar Paris Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Lamar Paris Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Lamar Reno All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Lamar/Red River Deport Beer and wine - off-premises only. Failed    
Lampasas JP Pct 1 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Leon Buffalo Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Leon Buffalo Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Leon JP Pct 4 All alcoholic beverages except MB Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Live Oak JP Pct 1 Beer - off-premises only Failed    
Lubbock Countywide All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Lubbock Countywide Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
McLennan Lorena Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
McLennan Lorena Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Mitchell Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Montague Saint Jo Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Montague Saint Jo All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Montague Saint Jo Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Newton JP Pct 3 All alcoholic beverages - off premises only. Failed    
Palo Pinto JP Pct 1 Beer - off-premises only Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Parker Weatherford All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Parker Weatherford Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Rains Emory Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Rains Emory Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Red River Countywide Beer & wine Failed    
Robertson Hearne All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Sabine Pineland Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned Election not called due to technical issue with petition  
Scurry Countywide All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Shackelford Albany All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/4/2008 Failed
Smith JP Pct 4 Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Smith JP Pct 4 Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Smith Winona All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 5/9/2009 Failed- Overturned by Court. Election ordered for 11/03/2009
Smith Winona Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Swisher Tulia All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Tarrant Colleyville All alcoholic beverages - off premises only Failed    
Tarrant Fort Worth Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Tarrant Fort Worth Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Tarrant Kennedale Beer and Wine Failed    
Taylor Buffalo Gap All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 5/9/2009 Failed
Terry Countywide Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Van Zandt Wills Point Beer and wine - off-premises only. Returned 5/9/2009 Passed
Wheeler Shamrock All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Failed    
Williamson Granger Mixed beverages - restaurants w/ FB only. Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Wise Bridgeport All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Passed
Young Olney All alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages Returned 11/4/2008 Failed

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