Missouri 1924 ballot measures
Twenty-one statewide ballot measures were on the February 6, 1920 ballot in Missouri.
- All twenty-one measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Five of the measures were adopted and sixteen were defeated.
Eight statewide ballot measures were on the November 4, 1920 ballot in Missouri.
- Four of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Four of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- All eight measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Issue 1||Property||Expands the property rights of religious corporations|
|Issue 2||Direct Democracy||Raises percentage of signatures needed to invoke initiatives and referendums|
|Issue 3||Constitutions||Makes significant changes to Article IV of the Missouri constitution|
|Issue 4||Bonds||Issues bonds to pay debts from outstanding military bonuses|
|Issue 5||Healthcare||Recognizes the obligation of the state to safeguard the public health|
|Issue 6||State Exec||Streamlines executive branch and gives|
|Issue 7||Judiciary||Establishes judiciary commission and restructures court districts|
|Issue 8||Education||Allows for members of the State board of Education to be impeached|
|Issue 9||Elections||Restricts voting privileges to only U.S. citizens|
|Issue 10||Elections||Allows political parties to have their candidates on the ballot|
|Issue 11||Local Gov't||Allows for consolidation of counties and regulates other border issues|
|Issue 12||Local Gov't||Overhauls local taxes|
|Issue 13||Taxes||Gives the general assembly options on how to tax property|
|Issue 14||Admin of Gov't||Abolishes State Board of Equalization|
|Issue 15||Education||Sets age limits for free education|
|Issue 16||Business||Regulates notes, bonds, and stock options|
|Issue 17||Veterans||Eliminates consciousness objectors clause from the Constitution and provides for the election of military officers.|
|Issue 18||Gov't Acc||Prohibits public officials from appointing relatives to office|
|Issue 19||Bonds||Issues bonds for public improvements and construction of sewers.|
|Issue 20||Constitutions||Creates a constitutional requirement that two newspapers per county print ballot measures ahead of elections|
|Issue 21||Constitutions||Codifies the ways in which new amendments and laws will are executed|
|Issue 1||Gov't Salaries||Fixes supreme court salaries and provides for two more judges|
|Issue 2||Constitutions||Prescribes methods and means for revising and amending the constitution of Missouri|
|Issue 3||Local Gov't||Prescribes methods and means for revising the charter of St. Louis|
|Issue 4||Gov't Salaries||Regulates the salaries and expenses of members of the general assembly and prohibits appointments by nepotism|
|Issue 5||Transportation||Provides funds for the completion and maintenance of the state highways system|
|Issue 6||Labor||Provides a system of compensation for workmen injured in industrial accidents|
|Issue 7||Local Gov't||Authorizes St. Louis to consolidate its territories and governments|
|Issue 8||Taxes||Exempts the properties and incomes of churches as well as certain educational and charitable institutions from taxation.|
- Listings of Missouri ballot propositions by year
- Local ballot measures, Missouri
- Laws governing the initiative process in Missouri
- 1924 ballot measures
- List of Missouri initiatives from 1910-2000 (PDF)
- Missouri Legislative Academy - Initiative and Referendum 1910-2010
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