1963 ballot measures

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1964
1962

Florida

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November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 State executive officials Staggers the election of Governor and their cabinet by two years onto the "off year" Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Bond issues Authorizes the issuance of bonds for capital outlay at institutions of higher learning Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Bond issues Provides for issuing state bonds for outdoor recreation and natural resources conservation Approveda

Kentucky

See also: Kentucky 1963 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Five Amendments Referendum Legislature Increases the number of constitutional amendments that can be voted upon at one time from three to five Defeatedd
LRCA Salary Limit Referendum Gov't Salaries Abolishes the salary limit for public officers Defeatedd

Maine

See also: Maine 1963 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question No. 1 Bonds Issues up to $475,000 in bonds for Maritime Academy student dining facility Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 2 Transportation Issues $7 million in bonds for the construction of state highways Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 3 Education Issues up to $1.433 million in bonds for teachers colleges student housing Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 4 Bonds Issues $8,422,000 in bonds for capital improvements for 1964 fiscal year Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 5 Transportation Issues up to $3 million in bonds for bridge and causeways connecting Chebeague Island with Littlejohn Island Defeatedd
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Legislature changed the election, powers and apportionment of the Maine House of Representatives Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Civil Rights Protects against discrimination of any person Approveda

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1963 ballot measures

July 17
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum 1 Taxes Creates graduated income tax rates Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 2 Taxes Creates adjusted tax on individual income Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 3 Taxes Provides for the withholding of income taxes from wages of non-resident employees Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 4 Taxes Authorizes municipal taxes following urban renewal projects Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 5 Taxes Raises tax levy limitations in school districts Defeatedd

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1963 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Bonds Provides $250 million in bonds for public improvements Approveda

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1963 ballot measures

October 15
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Taxes Revises the state’s personal and corporate income taxes by abolishing federal tax deductions, lowering personal income tax rates, providing a minimum tax and increasing corporate income tax rates Defeatedd

Texas

See also: Texas 1963 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Taxes Repealing the provision making payment of the poll tax a requirement for voting. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 2 Admin of gov't Providing for assistance payments to the needy aged, needy individuals who are permanently and totally disabled, needy blind and needy children Approveda
LRCA Prop 3 Admin of gov't Authorizing all political subdivisions within Jefferson County to establish a Retirement, Disability and Death Compensation Fund covering all appointive officers and employees. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Increasing the Veterans' Land Fund by $150,000,000.00 to be used for the purpose of purchasing land to be sold to Texas veterans. Defeatedd

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1963 ballot measures

April 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Judiciary Allows for judicial salary increase during term of office Defeatedd
LRCA Question 2 Local budgets Clarifies wording on calculation of local debt limit, and gives an increased limit with regard to school bonds Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Redistricting Redistricting done at second session after federal census, rather than first Defeatedd