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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. 1 Gov't Finance Extends state guaranteed loans for industrial purposes to personal property Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Gov't Finance Allows state guaranteed loans up to $10 million on real estate and personal property for recreational projects Approveda


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


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