Texas Constitution of 1876

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Texas Constitutional Convention 1875 members

Summary: Article provides brief introduction to current state constitution and links to other pages that contain text of and analysis on each section.

The Texas Constitution of 1876 is the fifth since statehood. Framed by the Constitutional Convention of 1875, it was approved by Texas voters on February 15, 1876.

It originally had 289 sections. Over the years, 225 sections have been added. However, 66 of the original sections and 52 of the added sections have been repealed.

On Texas Legal Guide, the preamble, each article and each section of the state constitution has its own page: