1933 ballot measures

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1934
1932

Arizona

See also: Arizona 1933 ballot measures

October 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Terms Designates the term length for county officers as four years Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Death Penalty Authorizes the administration of lethal gas for the death penalty Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Terms Designates the term length for state officers as four years Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Provides for elections to the Office of Mine Inspector Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Terms Designates the term length for the Mine Inspector as four years Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Terms Designates the term length for state legislators as four years Defeatedd
VR Proposition 7 Health Care Mandates a basic science requirement for practitioners of medicine and healing Approveda
VR Proposition 8 Property Provides instructions for property foreclosures and debt repayments Approveda

California

See also: California 1933 ballot propositions

Front cover of the 1933 California voter guide
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Tax on public utility properties; limit county taxes; lid on annual budget of local subdivisions Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Labor $20 million in bonds for unemployment relief Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Gambling Regulation of horse racing through a California Horse Racing Board Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Property tax exemption for non-profit educational institutions Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Earthquakes Property damaged by March 10, 1933 earthquakes to be assessed at post-earthquake value Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Water $55 million in bonds to refinance irrigation and reclamation districts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Legislature Dates upon which acts of the California State Legislature become effective Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Local governance State legislature to regulate compensation of county supervisors, district attorneys and auditors Approveda
LRSS Proposition 9 Taxes Divert $8,779,750 in gas tax funds for highway bond payments for biennium ending June 30, 1933 Defeatedd
LRSS Proposition 10 Taxes Divert $8,779,750 in gas tax funds for highway bond payments for biennium ending June 30, 1935 Defeatedd

Maine

See also: Maine 1933 ballot measures

September 11
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment No. 1 Elections Allows the use of voting machines in all elections Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment No. 2 Gov't Finances Raises state debt limit to $2 million Defeatedd
IndISS Direct Initiative Question No. 1 Taxes Raises the tax on corporations distributing and supplying electric power Defeatedd
IndISS Direct Initiative Question No. 2 Taxes Establishes a low rate tax on intangible personal property Defeatedd

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1933 ballot measures

September 22
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment Local Gov't Consolidates some county officer positions in counties with smaller populations Approveda
LRCA Referendum Legislature Makes optional the first reading of legislative bills Approveda
LRSS Referendum Banking Relates to administrating banks that had become insolvent Approveda
LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Disallows removal of Commissioners of Workmen's Compensation Bureau with or without cause Approveda
LRSS Referendum Taxes Changes sales taxes Defeatedd
CISS Initiative Alcohol Permits the manufacture and sale of beer in North Dakota Approveda
CISS Initiative Rules about Sunday Permits operation of motion picture theaters on Sunday after 2:00 p.m Defeatedd

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1933 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
ABR U.S. 21st Amendment Fed Con Ratifies the repeal of the 18th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution by enacting the 21st Amendment Approveda
LRCA Amendment 1 Alcohol Repeals state prohibition Approveda
CICA Amendment 2 Taxes Establishes a ten mill (1% of value) limit on property tax Approveda
CICA Amendment 3 Local gov't Allows for county home rule Approveda
IndISS Proposed Law 1 Pension Provides pension to aged persons under certain circumstances Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1933 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Question 179 Tobacco Cigarette Taxes Veto Vote Approveda
VR Question 184 Admin of gov't State Board of Equalization Veto Vote Approveda

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1933 ballot measures

July 21
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Measure 1 Fed Con Repeals the federal alcohol prohibition amendment from the U.S. Constitution Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Veterans Places limits on bonuses for soldiers and sailors Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Local Gov't Allows a county manager form of government Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Trials Regards prosecution by information and modifies grand juries Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Taxes Puts limitation on taxation and indebtedness of municipal corporations Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 6 Bonds Regards bonds for the state power fund Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 7 Taxes Regards the state sales tax Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 8 Alcohol Repeals the state alcohol prohibition amendment from the Oregon Constitution Approveda
VR Measure 9 Taxes Regards taxes on oleomargarine Defeatedd

Texas

See also: Texas 1933 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