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1955 ballot measures

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1956
1954

Kentucky

See also: Kentucky 1955 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Voting Rights Referendum Suffrage Lowers voting age to 18 and removes "male" from constitutional language Approveda
LRCA Tax Exemption Referendum Taxes Exempts all household goods from taxation Approveda

Maine

See also: Maine 1955 ballot measures

September 12
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question Transportation Issues up to $1 million in bonds to construct bridge across Jonesport Reach Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 State Exec Extends Governor's pardon power to juvenile delinquency Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 State Exec Allows for Governor to not be a natural born citizen Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 Gov't Finance Excludes some rental agreements with School Building Authority from municipal debt limit Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 Elections Repeals language specific to voting in the military Approveda

Missouri

See also: Missouri 1955 ballot measures

October 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum 1 Taxes Allows revenues from cigarette tax to be placed in the State School Moneys Fund Approveda
LRSS Referendum 2 Education Provides a new plan of state aid to elementary and high schools Approveda

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1955 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
Student Loan Fund Education Provides for state loan fund for college student with $1 million from profits of the Bank of North Dakota Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1955 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Bonds Authorizes bonds to fund a long range building program for public buildings Approveda
LRCA Issue 2 Gov't Salaries Provides that compensation of elected officials may be increased or diminished Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 3 Gov't Salaries Provides that compensation of judges may be increased or diminished Defeatedd
IndISS Issue 4 Welfare Increases unemployment compensation Defeatedd

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1955 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 368 Education Approveda

Texas

See also: Texas 1955 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

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1955 ballot measures

April 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Spending Debt limit for school bonds is based on equalized property value Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Judiciary Places a law licensing requirement and sets a retirement age of 70 for judges Approveda