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1922 ballot measures

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1923
1921

Arizona

See also: Arizona 1922 ballot measures

September 12
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Admin of Gov't Requires all revenues collected for state purposes to be paid into the state treasury Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Elections Provides for the nomination of federal congressional, state, local and municipal officers Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Elections Provides that general elections are to be held biennially on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Establishes the offices of each organized county, provides the election of candidates to those positions and establishes term lengths Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Admin of Gov't Establishes the offices in the state’s executive department and elections for candidates for such offices Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Admin of Gov't Mandates four year long terms for state legislators Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Legislature Disallows any state legislator from being appointed to any paid civil office which was created or had the office’s salary increased during the legislator’s term Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Business Establishes rules for agricultural and husbandry associations Defeatedd

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Proposition 1 Bonds Provides for bonds for paving a highway from the Hassayampa River to the Colorado River Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 2 Education Establishes a uniform public school system Defeatedd
LRSS Proposition 3 Hunt & Fish Repeals a law regulating hunting and fishing for wildlife preservation Defeatedd

Arkansas

See also: Arkansas 1922 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Direct democracy Defines initiatives and referendums more completely Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 2 Taxes Creates a tax to increase school revenues Defeatedd

California

See also: California 1922 ballot propositions

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Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Proposition 1 Veterans Enable government loans to vets Approveda
VR Proposition 2 Alcohol Require enforcement of alcohol prohibition Approveda
LBM Proposition 3 Veterans $10 million to assist veterans in purchasing homes and farms Approveda
LBM Proposition 4 Bonds Borrow $3 million to carry out the purposes of the land settlement act Defeatedd
VR Proposition 5 Housing Regulations governing tenement houses and hotels Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Regulations Rules governing the issuance of real estate title insurance Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Veterans Exempt veterans from taxation Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Municipal governance Rules governing the annexation of incorporated municipalities Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Municipal governance Rules governing the adoption of city charters Approveda
CICA Proposition 10 Taxes Require all property owned by public utilities to be taxed as if private Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 11 Utilities Put all publicly owned utilities under regulation of state railroad commission Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 12 Executives Requires governor to give a budget to the legislature within first 30 days of session Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Judiciary Rules governing salaries for judges Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 14 Taxes Taxation of notes, debentures, stocks and bonds Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 15 Taxes Rules governing taxation of public utilities Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 16 Regulations Regulation and licensing of chiropractors Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Water Regulation of streams used for electricity and other public purposes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 18 Municipal governance Municipalities allowed to establish public utilities Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 19 Admin of gov't Creates a state board to develop and distribute water and power Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 20 Healthcare Osteopathic Act to provide for the practice of osteopathic medicine Approveda
LRCA Proposition 21 Water Special local irrigation and flood control laws not allowed Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 22 Elections Absentee voting allowed Approveda
LRCA Proposition 23 Public finance Rules governing the deposit of public moneys Approveda
VR Proposition 24 Judiciary Must have a license to practice law Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 25 Judiciary Rules governing selection of judges pro tempore Approveda
LRCA Proposition 26 Educaton Formation of public school districts Approveda
CICA Proposition 27 Direct democracy Increase in number of signatures required to qualify a proposed initiative for the ballot Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 28 Animal rights Prohibit the torture of any living creature for any purpose Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 29 Property rights Land can no longer be considered private property Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 30 Admin of gov't Powers of the railroad commission Defeatedd

Colorado

See also: Colorado 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Measure 1 Bonds Authorizes bonds for the construction of public highways Approveda
CICA Measure 2 Utilities Creates a Public Utilities Commission, prescribes the commission’s powers and duties and defines “public utilities” Defeatedd
CISS Measure 3 Redistricting Revises the apportionment of members of the General Assembly Defeatedd
CISS Measure 4 Taxes Empowers the legislature or people to exempt certain intangibles from ad valorem taxation and to impose an income tax in lieu thereof Defeatedd
CISS Measure 5 Animals Modifies rules related to experimental operations "on humans beings and dumb animals" Defeatedd
ConCon Measure 6 Con Con Calls for a constitutional convention to revise, alter and amend the state constitution Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 7 Education Regards the location and control of higher education institutions Approveda
LRCA Measure 8 Terms Mandates four-year terms for certain elected county officials Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 9 Terms Mandates four-year terms for certain elected state officials Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 10 Property Empowers the General Assembly to provide for property rights for non-citizens Defeatedd

Florida

See also: Florida 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Education Allows for the creation of School Districts and up to a 10 mill school tax in the district Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Judiciary Allows for additional circuit court judges in circuits with a population over 75,000 Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Gov't Salaries Allows for monthly salary payments to state officers Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Redistricting Provides for 38 senatorial districts and a system for representatives based on county population Defeatedd

Maine

See also: Maine 1922 ballot measures

September 11
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Highway Commission Admin of Gov't Creates full-time State Highway Commission Defeatedd

Maryland

See also: Maryland 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Redistricting Increases the number of legislative districts in Baltimore Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Legislature Increases the representation of Baltimore Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Term limits Sets term limits for the Comptroller and Treasurer Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Elections Provides for quadrennial elections for all state officers Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Civil rights Provides that creation of public offices shall include women Approveda

Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Judiciary Requires roll calls in General Court to adopt the preambles of emergency laws Approveda
VR Question 2 Tort Affects tort liability for certain voluntary organizations Defeatedd
VR Question 3 Business Empowers the state to censor movies Defeatedd
VR Question 4 Alcohol Prohibits the sale of alcohol in the state Defeatedd
VR Question 5 Trials Requires that candidates for district attorney positions must be lawyers Approveda

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Agriculture Establishes a state rural credit system Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Resources Taxes mining of iron and other ores Approveda

Missouri

See also: Missouri 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Gov't Salaries Raises legislative salaries Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 2 Suffrage Eliminates requirement that voters be male Approveda
LRCA Issue 3 Transportation Allows vehicle license fees to fund road maintenance Approveda
LRSS Issue 4 Admin of gov't Creates Missouri Department of Labor Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 5 Admin of gov't Creates Department of Budget Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 6 Admin of gov't Abolishes State Inspector of Oils Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 7 Admin of gov't Abolishes State Beverage Inspector Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 8 Admin of gov't Creates Supervisor of Public Welfare office Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 9 Admin of gov't Creates Department of Agriculture Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 10 Redistricting Abolishes and replaces state judicial districts Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 11 Labor Creates a workman's compensation system and administrative body Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 12 Education Creates County Board of Education Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 13 Judiciary Abolishes and replaces certain justices of the peace Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 14 Constitutions Creates a new constitutional article concerning the state judiciary system Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 15 Judiciary Prohibits appointment of new judges Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 16 Judiciary Abolishes constables in certain townships Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 17 Redistricting Divides Missouri into sixteen Congressional districts Defeatedd
LRSS Issue 18 Labor Repeal of the workman's compensation act Defeatedd
CISS Issue 19 Redistricting Redistricting of the Missouri State Senate Defeatedd

Montana

See also: Montana 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Creates county and state boards of equalization Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Local gov't Authorizes the consolidation of any city and county government Approveda
LRSS R-25 Veterans Provides compensation for veterans who served in the war Approveda
CISS I-26 Gambling Provides that wagers on livestock may be placed by pari-mutuel machines only Defeatedd

Nevada

See also: Nevada 1922 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Divorce Law Divorce & Custody Laws governing divorce Defeatedd

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1922 ballot measures

June 28
Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Initiative Education Repeals minimum teacher training and salary standards Approveda
CISS Initiative Bonds Raises the limits of bonded indebtedness from 10 million to 20 million Approveda
LRCA Referendum Civil Rights Changes residency requirements for voting Approveda


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Initiative Food and Agri Creates the office of the state supervisor of grades, weights and measures Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Alcohol Allows for sale of beverages with less than 2.75% alcohol, allows personal use of alcohol, and limits prohibition enforcement Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 2 Gov't Finances Imposes limitations on government debt Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 3 Taxes Imposes limitations on taxation Defeatedd

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1922 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA State Question 116 Veterans A bonus for all WWI veterans from Oklahoma of $50 for each month served during America's involvement in the war Defeatedd

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Taxes Requires the annual levy of a two mills tax in Linn County, Oregon, until all county warrants are paid Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Requires the annual levy of a two mills tax in Linn County and permits the issuance of bonds in Benton County, until the counties' warrants are paid Approveda
CICA Measure 3 Taxes Authorizes a single land tax in lieu of all other state taxes Defeatedd
CICA Measure 4 Taxes Authorizes Portland to raise $3,000,000 by levying and collecting a special tax over three years in order to hold an exposition on statewide economic advantages in 1925 Defeatedd
CICA Measure 5 Taxes Requires that one-half of the state tax levy be levied on net incomes of persons and corporations Defeatedd
CISS Measure 6 Education Requires children between eight and sixteen to attend a public school with some exceptions Approveda Overturnedot

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA I&R Signature Requirement Increase Direct Democracy Increases necessary petition signatures for initiatives and referendums from 5 to 15 percent of qualified electors Defeatedd
LRCA Legislative Organization of Counties Local Gov't Empowers legislature to organize of new counties, set county seat locations and redraw county lines Defeatedd
LRCA Assessment on River Drainage Lands Taxes Allows for a special assessment on lands subject to river drainage to fund erosion and flooding control Defeatedd
LRCA State Salaries Set by Legislature Gov't Salaries Empowers the legislature to set all state salaries with a two-thirds vote in both chambers Defeatedd
IndISS State Constabulary Abolition Law Enforcement Abolishes the office of state sheriff, deputies and detective service Defeatedd
IndISS State Hydroelectric Power Energy Provides statutory enactment of the state's power to operate hydroelectric power plants and transmission systems Defeatedd
IndISS State Owned Banks Banking Declares the purpose of the state's engagement in banking; establishes the Bank of South Dakota Defeatedd
IndISS State University Relocation Education Relocates the state university from Vermillion to Sioux Falls Defeatedd
IndISS Sunday Performances Ban Sunday Repeals statues regarding theatrical and other performances on Sundays Defeatedd

Washington

See also: Washington 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 40 Suffrage Repeals the state's annual poll tax Approveda
ITP Initiative 46 Education Mandates that the state school fund produce $30 per schoolchild, distributes these funds based on the number of teachers and students in a school and fixes the tax levy for school districts Defeatedd
VR Referendum 12 Public Works Allows the issuance of public works certificates to public service companies even when similar services are already being rendered in a given locality Defeatedd
VR Referendum 13 Education Permits parents to forbid physical examinations of their children and removes vaccination requirements for school attendance Defeatedd
VR Referendum 14 Elections Enforces a closed primary, gives powers of voter registration procuration to city comptrollers or town clerks and requires electors to state their party affiliation at the time of registration Defeatedd
VR Referendum 15 Elections Changes the powers of precinct chairpeople and party committees, how candidates for public office are nominated and guidelines for party conventions Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment to I.22 Law Enforcement Allows for the trial of a person accused for a public offense to be held in any county Approveda
LRCA Amendment to VIII.4 Gov't Finances Mandates that payments from state appropriations should be made within one calendar month after the end of the next fiscal biennium Approveda
LRCA Amendment to II.23 Legislatures Increases the per day pay of members of the legislature from $5 to $10 Defeatedd

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1922 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Term limits Allows for sheriffs to have unlimited successive terms Defeatedd
LRCA Question 2 Law enforcement Allows for there to be jury verdicts decided by a 5/6ths majority in civil cases Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Utilities Allows for municipalities to take on debt to fund public utilities Defeatedd