SLP Badge Transparent.png
Read the
State Legislative Tracker
New edition available now!




Missouri City of Greater St. Louis Charter, Issue 5 (1930)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on
County & Municipal
Governance
County and municipal governance.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Missouri Constitution
Flag of Missouri.png
Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIII

The Missouri City of Greater St. Louis Charter Amendment, also known as Issue 5, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Missouri as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1]

The measure would have allowed voters in St. Louis County to create a charter for the city of Greater St. Louis, in order to deal with issues of local government while still preserving the right to self rule.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 5 (1930)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No375,71863.24%
Yes 218,381 36.76%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An amendment to Article IX, Constitution of Missouri, creating a new section No. 26, enabling the voters of St. Louis and St. Louis county to adopt a charter creating a City of Greater St. Louis, to deal with certain governmental functions but preserving for all other purposes the right to self-government to all present municipalities within the area.[3]

Chillicothe Constitution, http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com/chillicothe-constitution-tribune/1930-10-27/page-4/?tag=constitutional+amendment&rtserp=tags/constitutional-amendment?pc=5230&psi=58&pci=7&pt=17060&ndt=bd&py=1930&pey=1930

See also

External links

References