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1919 ballot measures

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1920
1918

California

See also: California 1919 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds $40 million in bonds for the state highway system Approveda


Maine

See also: Maine 1919 ballot measures

September 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment No. 1 War & Peace Requires all commissioned officers of the militia be appointed and commissioned by the governor Approveda


LRCA Amendment No. 2 Suffrage Continues right of suffrage in town or plantation for three months after moving to another part of the state Approveda


LRCA Amendment No. 3 Bonds Provides bond issue for building and maintaining public wharves and establishment of adequate port facilities Approveda


LRCA Amendment No. 4 Gov't Finance Increase the state debt limit from $300,000 to $800,000 Approveda


LRCA Amendment No. 5 Bonds Increases amount of bonds issued for the building of state highways and intrastate, interstate and international bridges Approveda


Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts 1919 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Con Con Revises the state constitution Approveda

Overturnedot

VR Question 2 Banking Regards interest and dividends on savings deposits in banks Approveda


North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1919 ballot measures

June 26
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum Banking Creates the Bank of North Dakota Approveda


LRSS Referendum Education Allows governor to remove the Superintendent of Public Instruction and appoint replacement; also empowers appoint of each county superintendent Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Creates office of Commissioner of Immigration Approveda


LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Creates North Dakota Industrial Commission conduct commerce on the behalf of the state Approveda


LRSS Referendum Judiciary Creates district courts system Approveda


LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Creates State Printing Commission to coordinate and supervise all state printing Approveda


LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Creates office of tax commissioner by gubernatorial appointment Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1919 ballot measures

November 4

Initiative Amendment Ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Alcohol Defines the phrase "intoxicating liquor" Defeatedd


CICA Amendment 2 Alcohol Repeals the statewide prohibition on alcohol Defeatedd


Referred Amendment Ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Establishes classification of property for tax purposes Defeatedd


Referendum Ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum 1 Alcohol Ratifies federal alcohol prohibition Defeatedd

Overturnedot


VR Referendum 2 Alcohol Provides for state prohibition of alcohol and its enforcement (the Crabbe Act) Defeatedd


Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1919 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 100 Transportation State system of durable hard-surfaced roads Defeatedd


Oregon

See also: Oregon 1919 ballot measures

June 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Gov't Finance Allows county indebtedness for the purpose of creating permanent roads to increase from two percent to six percent of the valuation of all property within the county Approveda


LRCA Measure 2 Health Care Permits industrial and reconstruction hospitals to be located outside of a county’s seat of government without approval from voters Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 3 Bonds Provides for the issuance and sale of state bonds for the creation of irrigation and drainage districts Approveda


LRCA Measure 4 Bonds Provides for the issuance and sale of $5,000,000 worth of bonds for reconstruction, reclamation and land settlement projects Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 5 State Exec Creates the position of Lieutenant Governor of Oregon Defeatedd


LRSS Measure 6 Transportation Appropriates $2,500,000 for the purpose of constructing a military highway from Astoria, Oregon to the border with California Approveda


LRSS Measure 7 Bonds Provides for $5,000,000 worth of bonds for the construction of hospitals, college and university buildings, armories, a penitentiary, to promote land settlement, to reclaim land and to provide settlement for military personnel Defeatedd


LRSS Measure 8 Veterans Provides honorably discharged military personnel from Oregon with educational grants not exceeding $25 per month nor $200 per year to attend any university or college in the state Approveda


LRSS Measure 9 Taxes Levies a one mill tax on all taxable property and appropriates revenues towards the construction of state market roads Approveda


Texas

See also: Texas 1919 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1
LRCA Proposition 2
LRCA Proposition 3
LRCA Proposition 4
LRCA Proposition 5
LRCA Proposition 6
LRCA Proposition 7
LRCA Proposition 8
LRCA Proposition 9
LRCA Proposition 10
LRCA Proposition 11
LRCA Proposition 12
LRCA Proposition 13

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1919 ballot measures

September 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Veterans Provides a bonus to veterans of World War I through a property and income tax increase Approveda