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1964
1962

Florida

See also: Florida 1963 ballot measures

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 Amendment 1 Bonds Provides $250 million in bonds for public improvements Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1963 ballot measures

December 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 411 Healthcare Provides for capital improvements to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center Approveda
LRCA State Question 417 Term limits Increases terms for county officers Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 418 Term limits Increases terms of office of county judges Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 419 Term limits Increases terms of office of legislators Defeatedd

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

November 9
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Elections Repeals the poll tax and provides for voter registration Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Welfare Increases the amount of funds to be used for assistance for the needy Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Pension Authorizes all political subdivisions within Jefferson County to establish a Retirement, Disability and Death Compensation Fund covering all appointive officers and employees Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Veterans Increases the Veterans' Land Fund by $150,000,000.00 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