1965 ballot measures

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1966
1964

Arizona

See also: Arizona 1965 ballot measures

October 19:
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 100 State budgets, spending and finance Sets restrictions on amount of debt state can accrue at one time Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 101 Bond issues Requires bond issues be put to a vote of the taxpayers Defeatedd

Florida

See also: Florida 1965 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Prescribes the number of appellate districts within the state and the number of judges to serve each district Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Judiciary Authorizes the legislature to provide an additional county judge in Lake County Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Judiciary Provides that in Palm Beach County the clerk of the circuit court shall also be the clerk of the criminal court of record Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Bonds Authorizes $300,000,000 in bonds for the purpose of constructing and reconstructing major roads Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Taxes Defines mobile homes, trailer coaches, house trailers, etc., to be "motor vehicle" and therefore subject to only a license tax Approveda

Maine

See also: Maine 1965 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question No. 1 Housing Issues $3.96 million for construction of student housing and dining facilities Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 2 Transportation Issues $9.6 million in bonds for the construction of state highways Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 3 Housing Issues $6 million in bonds for the construction of student housing at University of Maine Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 4 Education Issues $6.97 million in bonds for capital improvements at University of Maine Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 5 Prisons Issues $500,000 in bonds for construction/renovation of Boys' Training Center, Maine State Prison and Stevens School Approveda
BI Referendum Question No. 6 Education Issues $500,000 in bonds to establish York County Regional Vocational Education Center Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Suffrage Eliminates pauper restriction on voting; clarifies restriction for those under guardianship Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Gov't Finance Extends state guaranteed loans for industrial purposes to personal property Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 Gov't Finance Allows state guaranteed loans up to $10 million on real estate and personal property for recreational projects Approveda

Missouri

See also: Missouri 1965 ballot measures

August 17
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Term limits Limits the number of times an individual can be elected Governor Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Local Gov't Authorizes cities to dispose of plants for manufacturing and industrial development purposes Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Legislature Describes the number of members the House and Senate may have Defeatedd

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1965 ballot measures

September 21
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum 1 Bonds Provides for self-liquidating bonds when authorized by law Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 2 Taxes Exempts personal property from taxation Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 3 Taxes Increases sales tax temporarily from two and a quarter to three percent Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum 4 Taxes Modifies state income and sales taxes Defeatedd

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1965 ballot measures

May 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Education Guarantees loans for Ohio residents attending institutions of higher education Approveda
LRCA Issue 2 Bonds Authorizes $290 million in development bonds Approveda
LRCA Issue 3 Redistricting Reapportions the Ohio House of Representatives Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 4 Development Encourages industry and job creation through various financial back and assurances Approveda

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Issue 1 Education Authorizes a tax increase to provide additional funds to the Ohio School Foundation Program Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 2 Local Gov't Allows electors to vote on the creation of local Urban Service Authorities Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 3 Judiciary Authorizes the same person to serve as judge of more than one court in counties with small populations Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1965 ballot measures

April 27
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS State Question 425 Taxes Provided for a one cent increase in the sales tax Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 426 Bonds Allows the state to become indebted for improvements on state institution buildings Defeatedd
LRSS State Question 427 Transportation Authorizes the issuance of highway revenue notes to construct and improve roads Defeatedd

September 14

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 430 Taxes Authorizes a local support levy for school districts Approveda

December 14

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 433 Bonds Allows the state to become indebted for improvements on state institution buildings Approveda

Texas

See also: Texas 1965 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop Admin of gov't Revising senate membership numbers and requirements. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 1 Education Providing a method of payment for the acquiring, constructing, and equipping buildings and other permanent improvements at certain state institutions of higher education. Approveda
LRCA Prop 2 Veterans Increasing the Veterans' Land Fund by $200,000,000.00 to be used for the purpose of purchasing land in Texas to be sold to Texas veterans Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 3 Admin of gov't Providing for assistance to and/or medical care for the: needy aged, needy individuals who are permanently and totally disabled, needy blind; and needy children and their caretakers. Approveda
LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Providing a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and any statutory state officer who is elected by the electorate of Texas at large Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't Relating to the Teacher Retirement Fund and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, revising provisions for investment of moneys and other assets of the Fund. Approveda
LRCA Prop 6 Education Authorizing the Legislature to provide for loans to students at institutions of higher education to be known as the Texas Opportunity Plan. Approveda
LRCA Prop 7 Taxes Exempting the property of certain charitable organizations from local ad valorem taxes provided any such organization meets certain conditions. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 8 Admin of gov't Providing for the automatic retirement of District and Appellate Judges for old age, creating the State Judicial Qualifications Commission, defining its functions; and empowering the Supreme Court to remove District and Appellate Judges for misconduct and to retire such judges in cases of disability. Approveda
LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Fixing an annual for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and allowing a fixed per diem for Members of the Legislature Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 10 Admin of gov't Provide for a four-year term of office for State Representatives. Defeatedd

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1965 ballot measures

April 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Gambling Allows Wisconsin citizens to participate in free promotional lotteries Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Elections and campaigns Abolishes the positions of County Coroner and County Surveyor in counties with a population of 500,000 or more. Approveda