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California 1940 ballot propositions

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17 statewide ballot propositions were on the November 5, 1940 ballot in California.

  • 8 were approved.
  • 9 were defeated.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Welfare Release of any obligations and encumbrances taken as security for state aid to aged persons Approveda

LRCA Proposition 2 Welfare Release of all encumbrances taken by counties as security for aid granted to aged persons Approveda

LRCA Proposition 3 Law enforcement Establishment, government and superintendence of all institutions for persons convicted of felonies Approveda

LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Rules governing the manner of making returns of elections for Governor and Lieutenant Governor Approveda

CISS Proposition 5 DST Provides Daylight Saving Time in California between last Sunday in April and last Sunday in September Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 6 Judiciary California's Superior Courts authorized to review acts of administrative officers and agencies Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 7 Judiciary Various changes to jurisdictions of the California appellate courts Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 8 Hunting Creation of the Fish and Game Commission Approveda

LRCA Proposition 9 Taxes Seafaring vessels of over fifty tons exempted from local taxes Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 10 Admin of gov't Proceedings by local jurisdictions for acquisition or improvement of properties for public use Approveda

LRCA Proposition 11 Public finance State government may acquire and hold shares of stock in mutual water companies Approveda

LRCA Proposition 12 Legislature California State Legislature authorized to appoint legislative committees Approveda

LRCA Proposition 13 Public finance Sale or lease of state park lands containing oil or gas deposits Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 14 Public finance Apportionment of state funds to local political subdivisions Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 15 Local governance Limit the power of city treasurers to make temporary transfers of funds Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 16 Public finance Annual 60-day session of legislature; annual budget; legislature to regulate gubernatorial election returns Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 17 Insurance Personal liability insurance for government employees and elected officials Defeatedd

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