1915 ballot measures

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1916
1914

California

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Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Proposition 1 Elections The direct primary law Defeatedd
VR Proposition 2 Elections Laws regarding the form of ballots Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Judiciary Term of office of superior court judges Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Judiciary Rules for filling judicial vacancies Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Admin of gov't Rural credits and land colonization Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Admin of gov't Rules governing deposit of public moneys Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Supermajorities Supermajority of 2/3rds required to approve bonded indebtedness Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Municipal Governance Municipalities allowed to condemn neighboring properties Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 9 Taxes California State Legislature allowed to provide for taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Taxes/Religion Tax exemptions for church-owned property Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 11 Municipal Governance County charters allowing for election or appointment of county officers Defeatedd

Maryland

See also: Maryland 1915 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Constitutions Amends Article 15 of the Declaration of Rights Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Local gov't Provides for election of charter boards in cities and counties Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Legislature Gives the general assembly the power to suspend sentences in criminal cases Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Direct democracy Provides for the referendum process in Maryland Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1915 ballot measures

November 2

Proposed amendment ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Alcohol Enacts prohibition of the manufacture and sale of alcohol Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 2 Term Limits Fixes the terms of all county officers at four years Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Bonds Exempts government bonds from taxation Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 4 Direct Democracy Prevent elections on twice defeated constitutional proposals for six years Defeatedd

Referendum ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum 1 Redistricting Apportions congressional districts based on the 13th federal census Defeatedd
VR Referendum 2 Alcohol Provides for licenses and related regulation to transport alcohol Defeatedd
Note: The amendment and the referendum measures were on separate ballots in the election.

Texas

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July 24
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Elections Allows voters to vote in precincts other than the precinct of residence Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Judiciary Provides that the state supreme court consists of five justices Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Taxes Levies a special road tax of up to 50 cents Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Education Authorizes county commissioners to create a student loan fund Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Bonds Authorizes the issuance of bonds for road improvements Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Education Provides for the separation of the University of Texas and the Agricultural and Mechanical College Defeatedd