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1991 ballot measures

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1992
1990

Thirty-seven ballot measures were on statewide ballots in 1991 in seven states.

Louisiana

See also: Louisiana 1991 ballot measures

October 19
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3 Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 4 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 6 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 7 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 8 Defeatedd


Maine

See also: Maine 1991 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Transportation Width of Maine turnpike Approveda


LRCA Question 2 State budget State retirement funds not to be diverted Approveda


BI Question 3 Bonds $5.5 million bond for correctional facilities Defeatedd


BI Question 4 Bonds $16.5 million bond for water projects Defeatedd


BI Question 5 Bonds $7.5 million bond for natural resource financing Defeatedd


BI Question 6 Bonds $5 million bond to purchase land for parks, preservation Defeatedd


BI Question 7 Bonds $10 million bond for recycling equipment for municipalities Defeatedd


BI Question 8 Bonds $5 million bond for state parks, historic buildings Defeatedd


BI Question 9 Bonds $29.7 million bond for highways, bridges Approveda


Missouri

See also: Missouri 1991 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition B Taxes Increases taxes for education Defeatedd


New Jersey

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Type Title Subject Description Result
Public Question 1
Public Question 2

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1991 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Question 639 Education Repeal HB 1017, an education reform package Defeatedd


Texas

See also: Texas 1991 ballot measures

August 10:
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Taxes Allow voters of a county education district to adopt certain exemptions from the districts ad valorem taxation Approveda


LRCA Prop 2 Bonds Allow general obligation bonds to provide educational loans to students. Defeatedd


November 5:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Direct democracy Allow home-rule cities with a population of 5,000 or less to amend charters by popular vote Approveda


LRCA Prop 2 Budget Turnpike Authority required to repay certain monies to the Department of Transportation Approveda


LRCA Prop 3 Veterans Expand investment authority of the Veterans' Land Board Approveda


LRCA Prop 4 Bond issues $1.1 billion in bonds for prisons Approveda


LRCA Prop 5 Taxes In enterprise zones, exempt some property from taxation Defeatedd


LRCA Prop 6 Admin of gov't Establish the Texas Ethics Commission Approveda


LRCA Prop 7 Spending Allow board of trustees of public retirement system to invest funds as it considers prudent. Defeatedd


LRCA Prop 8 Spending Authorize state legislature to submit debt questions to voters as ballot measures Approveda


LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Authorize General Land Office to issue patents for public free school fund land for 50 years under some conditions Approveda


LRCA Prop 10 Taxes Some property owned by non-profit water supply or wastewater companies exempt for property taxes Approveda


LRCA Prop 11 Gambling State lottery authorized Approveda


LRCA Prop 12 Bonds Increase amount of bonds that may be issued for economically distressed areas Approveda


LRCA Prop 13 Bonds Allow the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue bonds Approveda


Washington

See also: Washington 1991 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 553 Term Limits Imposes term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Legislatures and the state's delegation to the U.S. Congress Defeatedd


ITP Initiative 559 Taxes Sets property values for tax purposes back to the January 1, 1985 value Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum 42 Taxes Funds an emergency telephone dialing system through a tax on telephone lines Approveda


ITL Initiative 119 Assisted Death Legalizes assisted death in cases of medically terminal conditions Defeatedd


ITL Initiative 120 Abortion Declares that a woman has a right to choose physician performed abortion prior to fetal viability Approveda


LRCA SJR 8203 Local Gov't Allows for an alternative method of drafting county home rule charters Defeatedd


LRCA HJR 4821 Judiciary Allows counties to establish the number of Superior Court Commissioners Defeatedd


LRCA Sub. HJR 4221 Judiciary Removes "cases in equity" from the jurisdiction of the Superior Court Defeatedd


Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1991 ballot measures

April 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Housing Permits the state to provide housing for persons of low or moderate income Defeatedd


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