1906 ballot measures

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See also: Florida 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Environment Relates to the drainage and reclamation of land Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 2 Judiciary Sets the salaries of Supreme Court justices and Circuit Court judges Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 3 Judiciary Sets the salaries of judges of Criminal Courts of Record Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 4 Judiciary Establishes a Court of Record in Escambia County Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 5 Constitutions Relates to the process for amending the state Constitution Defeatedd


See also: Idaho 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 5, Pt 1 Local Gov't Authorizes the majority of qualified electors to incur public indebtedness Defeatedd

LRCA HJR 5, Pt 2 Bond issues Permits counties, towns, villages and other subdivisions of the state to vote bonds in aid of railroads and others works of internal improvement Defeatedd

LRCA SJR 1 Term limits Allows County Commissioners to be elected to four year terms Defeatedd

LRCA SJR 4 Local Gov't Allows legislature by general and uniform law to provide for county, township and precinct officers Defeatedd

LRCA SJR 5 Taxes Exempts from taxation lines of railroad to be constructed for a period not exceeding ten years Defeatedd

LRCA SJR 6 Taxes Limits taxation of property for state purposes to ten mills on each dollar of assessed valuation except by vote of the people Approveda


See also: Oregon 1906 ballot measures

June 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Gov't Finance Maintains funds for psychiatric hospitals, deaf, mute and blind schools, penitentiaries, universities, agricultural colleges and other schools Approveda

CICA Measure 2 Suffrage Gives women the right to vote Defeatedd

CISS Measure 3 Alcohol Enables constituents in dry counties to vote on the legality of liquor in their municipalities Defeatedd

CISS Measure 4 Transportation Authorizes the state to purchase two private toll roads for $24,000 Defeatedd

CICA Measure 5 Direct Democracy Provides rules for amending the Oregon Constitution Approveda

CICA Measure 6 Local Gov't Empowers voters of every city and town to have the exclusive ability to enact and amend their municipal charter Approveda

CICA Measure 7 Gov't Salaries Empowers the state legislature to compensate the State Printer, as devised at any time by law Approveda

CICA Measure 8 Direct Democracy Creates a referendum and initiative process for local and municipal laws Approveda

CISS Measure 9 Business Prohibits public firms from issuing or furnishing any free or discounted pass, ticket or service that is not also available to the general public Approveda

CISS Measure 10 Taxes Levies a three percent fee on the gross earnings of sleeping car companies, refrigerator car companies and oil companies Approveda

CISS Measure 11 Taxes Levies a three percent tax upon the gross earnings of “express companies” and a two percent tax upon telephone and telegraph firms Approveda

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1906 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Drainage Assessments Administration of government Agricultural drainage assessments. Approveda

LRCA School Superintendent Qualifications Education Qualifications for Superintendent of Schools. Approveda

LRCA Twine Plant Administration of government Twine plant at Penitentiary. Approveda

LRCA Municipal Courts Judicial reform Municipal courts in larger cities. Approveda


See also: Washington 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment to I.16 Eminent Domain Affects the exercise of the power of eminent domain Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment to XXI.1 Water Deems water usage for irrigation, mining, manufacturing and timber products a public use Defeatedd


See also: Wisconsin 1906 ballot measures

April 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Elections Approves a law to allow pocket ballot and coupon voting systems Defeatedd