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1957 ballot measures

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1958
1956

Kentucky

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November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Commissioner of Education Referendum Education Abolishes elected superintendent of public instruction and replaces it with an appointed commissioner Defeatedd


Maine

See also: Maine 1957 ballot measures

September 9
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question No. 1 Transportation Issues $24 million in bonds for the construction of state highways Approveda


BI Referendum Question No. 2 Transportation Issues $2.5 million in bonds for ferry services to North Haven, Vinalhaven, Islesboro and Swan's Island Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Gov't Finances Provides a $20 million bond issue for guaranteed loans for industrial purposes Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Elections Moves general election date to Tuesday after the first Monday in November Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 Term limits Creates four-year term for Governor; prohibits more than two consecutive terms Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1957 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Admin of gov't Permits the appointment to state offices of persons not possessing the qualifications of an elector of the state Defeatedd


LRCA Issue 2 Elections Permits new state residents to vote for President and Vice President only Approveda


LRCA Issue 3 Local gov't Permits the electors of counties to adopt county charters Approveda


Oklahoma

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Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Question 376 Alcohol Gives full authority concerning alcohol regulation to the counties Defeatedd


Texas

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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

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1957 ballot measures

April 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Daylight Savings Wisconsin uses Daylight Savings Time by law Approveda