1953 ballot measures

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See also: Arizona 1953 ballot measures

September 29
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Legislature Increases the number of members of the Senate and fixes the maximum number in the House of Representatives at 80 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Gov't Salaries Permits salary increases for judges within a term Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of Gov't Creates a Department of Public Schools in lieu of the State Board of Education Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Education Removes the requirement that state money for school purposes be apportioned to the counties based on school attendance Defeatedd


See also: Kentucky 1953 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA School Funds Referendum Education Repeals and replaces the per capita distribution of school funds Approveda


See also: Ohio 1953 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Bonds Authorizes $500 million in bonds for Ohio state highway system Approveda
LRCA Issue 2 Education Creates a Ohio State Board of Education with power to appoint a Superintendent of Public Instruction Approveda
LRCA Issue 3 Constitutions Removes the word "white" as a designation from those eligible to serve in the state militia Approveda
LRCA Issue 4 Constitutions Repeals provisions relating to the election of militia officers Approveda
LRCA Issue 5 Constitutions Eliminates two conflicting constitutional provisions with the United States Constitution Approveda
LRCA Issue 6 Constitutions Eliminates obsolete provision concerning the eligibility of women for government offices Approveda
LRCA Issue 7 Constitutions Repeals of constitutional provisions authorizing appointment of three commissioners relating to state courts Approveda
LRCA Issue 8 Constitutions Removes constitutional language relating to officials in office as of November 7, 1905 Approveda
LRCA Issue 9 Constitutions Removes language providing for compensation for state veterans of World War I Approveda


See also: Texas 1953 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Approveda


See also: Wisconsin 1953 ballot measures

April 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Redistricting Redistributes the legislature based on area and population ApprovedaOverturnedot
LRCA Question 2 Judiciary Provides that elected judges shall hold full terms of office Approveda