Arizona 1950 ballot measures
- Seven measure were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Four measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Eight measures were initiated state statutes.
- Three measures were approved and sixteen were defeated.
On the ballot
|Proposition 1||Terms||Establishes four year long terms for state legislators|
|Proposition 2||Legislature||Empowers the governor to call for special legislative sessions|
|Proposition 3||Terms||Establishes four year long terms for elected executive officials|
|Proposition 4||Terms||Establishes four year long terms for county officials|
|Proposition 5||Nat Resources||Permits the leasing of public lands for oil and gas exploration and exploitation|
|Proposition 6||Taxes||Prohibits taxation on commodities in inventory or in the manufacturing process as unfinished items|
|Proposition 1||Banking||Removes the double liability assumed by owners of bank shares|
|Proposition 2||Education||Shifts part of the local school district tax base to the tax base of the state government|
|Proposition 3||Education||Empowers the governor to appoint the members of the State Board of Education|
|Proposition 4||Labor||Mandates a merit system for the selection, retention, dismissal and compensation of administrative personnel|
|Proposition 5||Labor||Mandates a merit system for the selection, retention, dismissal and compensation of peace officers|
|CISS||Proposition 6||Gambling||Creates a Department of State Control of Gambling to regulate, license and authorize gambling operations|
|CISS||Proposition 7||Taxes||Provides for an excise tax for the maintenance of schools|
|CISS||Proposition 8||Alcohol||Allows for county or municipal elections to determine the legality of intoxicating alcoholic beverages within respective jurisdictions|
|CISS||Proposition 9||Labor||Limits workers' compensation for employees earning over $800 per month|
|CISS||Proposition 10||Welfare||Expands old-age assistance by abolishing certain requirements regarding extended family's income and employment|
|CISS||Proposition 11||Welfare||Increases weekly unemployment aid to $25 and extends the number of benefit-receiving weeks to 26|
|CISS||Proposition 12||Welfare||Makes unemployed agricultural laborers eligible for unemployment benefits|
|CISS||Proposition 13||Civil Rights||Prohibits segregation of students in public schools based on race, creed, color or national origin|
State of Arizona
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Lands | Director of Labor | Chairman of Corporation Commission | State Mine Inspector |