1949 ballot measures

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1950
1948

California

See also: California 1949 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds $250 million in bonds for loans and grants to public school districts Approveda
CICA Proposition 2 Welfare The Aged and Blind Act Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Salaries State legislative salaries and per diem allowances; subjects that can be considered in budget sessions Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Local governance Remove null provisions from constitution about consolidated city and county charters Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Constitution Repeal section of constitution about payment of expenses of State Constitutional Convention of 1878-1879 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Constitution Remove constitutional language about the effective date of statutes enacted in 1933 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes Revision of a variety of tax provisions in the state constitution Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Constitution Merge overlapping state constitutional provisions about state fiscal affairs Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Constitution Remove sections of state constitution about rules for adopting the 1879 constitution Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Alcohol Repeal Section 26a of Article I of the California Constitution Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Constitution Change a variety of state constitutional provisions about state executive officers, legislators and judges Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 12 DST Daylight Savings Time Approveda

Kentucky

See also: Kentucky 1949 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Appropriated School Funds Referendum Education Changes the percentage of state appropriated school funds to be divided on a per capita basis Approveda
LRCA Officials' Salaries Referendum Gov't Salaries Repeals the $5,000 salary limit Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1949 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Proposed Law 1 Business Permits the manufacture and sale of colored oleomargarine Approveda
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Allows each county to have more than one probate judge Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 2 Elections Requires that electors may vote for candidates only by separately indicating their vote for each candidate Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1949 ballot measures

September 27
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA State Question 343 Alcohol Repeals the state's alcohol prohibition laws Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 348 Gov't Finances Allows state indebtedness to construct, remodel and repair state buildings Approveda

Texas

See also: Texas 1949 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Civil service Provides civil service in counties upon voter approval Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Legislature Provided for annual legislative sessions and salaries Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of gov't Establishes hospital districts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Repeals the poll tax and requires voter registration Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Local gov't Creates city and county health departments Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Pension Provides a statewide system of retirement and disability pensions for county officials and employees Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 7 Judiciary Provides that district courts conduct proceedings at the county seat Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Admin of gov't Creates rural fire prevention districts Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Trials Provides for trials without a jury in lunacy cases Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 10 Trials Qualifies women as jurors Defeatedd

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1949 ballot measures

April 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Veterans Allows internal improvement debt for veterans' housing Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Taxes Repeals the prohibition on taxing federal lands Defeatedd