Texas early voting began Monday; constitutional amendment supporting state, local parks and historic sites on ballot October 23, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints If passed, funds from the existing Sporting Goods Sales Tax will be constitutionally dedicated to addressing the needs of parks and historic sites across Texas. AUSTIN—Early voting began Monday, Oct. 21, and Texans will have the opportunity to vote on 10 constitutional amendments, including Proposition 5. If approved, Prop 5 would ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!