1991 ballot measures

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


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


See also: Maine 1991 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Transportation Requires a comprehensive transportation policy and places budget approval requirement on Turnpike Authority Approveda
BI Question 2 Prisons Issues $5.5 million bond for correctional facilities Defeatedd
BI Question 3 Water Issues $16.5 million bond for water projects Defeatedd
BI Question 4 Development Issues $7.5 million bond for natural resource financing for job retention and creation Defeatedd
BI Question 5 Forests & Parks Issues $5 million bond to purchase scenic lands and wildlife habitats Defeatedd
BI Question 6 Environment Issues $10 million bond for recycling equipment and closure of solid waste landfills Defeatedd
BI Question 7 Forests & Parks Issues $5 million bond for state park improvements and historic building preservation Defeatedd
BI Question 8 Transportation Issues $29.7 million bond for highway, bridge, airport and harbor improvements, as well as ferry vessel construction Approveda
LRCA Question 9 Pension Prohibits diversion of state retirement funds Approveda


See also: Missouri 1991 ballot measures

November 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Proposition B Taxes Increases taxes for education and requires greater accountability for spending Defeatedd

New Jersey

See also: New Jersey 1991 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
Public Question 1
Public Question 2


See also: Oklahoma 1991 ballot measures

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


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


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


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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