1896 ballot measures

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1897
1895

Florida

See also: Florida 1896 ballot measures

October 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Admin of Gov't Relates to the publication of laws and Supreme Court Opinions Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Legislature Relates to manner of legislative proceedings Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 State Exec Relates to how pardons can be granted Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Taxes Relates to authority of Justices of the Peace Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Elections Establishes November as the month for general elections Approveda

Idaho

See also: Idaho 1896 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 10 Local Gov't Removes the election requirement for township, precinct and municipal officers Approveda
LRCA SJR 2 Suffrage Extends the equal right of suffrage to women Approveda
LRCA SJR 5 Local Gov't Removes the Office of the District Attorney and created the Office of the County Attorney Approveda

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 1896 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Law enforcement Confers pardoning powers to a pardon board Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Suffrage Prohibits aliens from voting Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Local gov't Authorizes home rule for cities Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Property Requires compensation for property damaged for public use Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Gov't finances Permits cities to borrow school and university funds Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Taxes Provides a system for taxing large corporations Approveda

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1896 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Civil Township Debt Limit Referendum Gov't Finances Extends five percent debt limit to civil townships Approveda
LRCA Abolish Regents' Board of Trustees Referendum Admin of Gov't Abolish the Regents' Board of Trustees Approveda
LRCA Prohibition of Monopolies Referendum Business Makes monopolies, trusts and price fixing illegal Approveda
LRCA Prohibition Repeal Referendum Alcohol Repeals prohibition of alcohol Approveda

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1896 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Gov't Salaries Removes the limit to the salary of the state superintendent of education Defeatedd