1927 ballot measures

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1928
1926

Arizona

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May 31
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Prohibits the state from taxing property owned by out-of-state residents more than state residents and forbids taxation of property on Indian Reservations Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Property Grants the state the ability to appropriate receipts from the sale of public land Approveda


Maine

See also: Maine 1927 ballot measures

October 18
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Referendum Question Elections Repeals the direct primary law Defeatedd

Ohio

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November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum 1 Law enforcement Allows for compensation to justices of the peace, mayors, constables and marshals in state criminal cases Defeatedd
IndISS Initiative 1 Healthcare Provides for a State Board of Chiropractic Examiners Defeatedd

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1927 ballot measures

June 28
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Suffrage Repeals constitutional language denying suffrage to “Negro,” “Chinaman” and “Mulatto” people Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Authorizes any school district with more than 100,000 people within its boundaries to levy taxes to support the school district upon the approval of voters Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Trials Provides for charging any person before the circuit court who waives indictment for any crime or misdemeanors with that crime or misdemeanor Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Salaries Fixes legislator compensation at $10 per day during sessions or $400 per regular session and provides additional compensation for presiding officers Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Elections Requires constituents to be registered as voters as a qualification to vote Approveda
LRCA Measure 6 Salaries Requires that the compensation of state and county elected officials be provided by law and that no salary of any officer shall be increased during a term of office Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 7 Local Gov't Allows any city with a population over 100,000 situated within one county to consolidate with that county Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 8 Veterans Authorizes counties with 200,000 or more people to issue bonds to construct a veterans’ memorial and armory building in any city meeting specific credentials Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 9 Taxes Authorizes the state to levy tax upon property not exceeding $3,500 plus 6% and allows taxes to only increase an additional 6% each ensuing year Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 10 Taxes Levies an annual progressive net income tax upon persons and corporations in the state and provides for exemptions to such tax Defeatedd
VR Measure 11 Taxes Empowers the state tax commission to supervise assessment and enforce tax laws throughout the state Defeatedd
VR Measure 12 Hunt & Fish Prohibits keeping salmon or other game fish from the Nestucca Bay watershed at any time, except fish caught on hook and line Approveda

Texas

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August 1
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Judiciary Reorganizes the state judicial system Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Allows the state to derive income from other sources than the ad valorem tax Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Gov't salaries Allows the district attorney to be compensated by salary Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Gov't salaries Makes changes to the compensation of public officials Defeatedd

Wisconsin

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April 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Salaries of elected officials Sets legislators' pay to $1,000 per session Defeatedd
LRCA Question 2 Taxes Allows legislature to classify forests and minerals for taxation Approveda