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

Type Title Subject Description Result
Proposition A Taxes Approveda


Proposition B Education 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

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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

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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