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 ApprovedaOverturnedot
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
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
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Establishes classification of property for tax purposes Defeatedd
VR Referendum 1 Alcohol Ratifies federal alcohol prohibition DefeateddOverturnedot
VR Referendum 2 Alcohol Provides for state prohibition of alcohol and its enforcement Defeatedd

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1919 ballot measures

May 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 100 Transportation Establishes a 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

May 24
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Alcohol Provided for a statewide prohibition on alcoholic beverages Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Suffrage Grants women the right to vote Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Gov't salaries Increases the annual salary of the governor Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Housing Allows state credit to be loaned for home acquisition or improvement Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Education Reorganizes the allocation of monies from the permanent university fund Defeatedd

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 6 Bonds Authorizes the issuance of bonds to construct highways Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes Levies a tax for roads, bridges, sewers, waterworks and other improvements Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds Authorizes the issuance of bonds in the city and county of Galveston Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 9 Veterans Provides aid to Confederate soldiers and their widows Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Prisons Divides proceeds of the prison system between the state and the prisoners Defeatedd

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