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Missouri Four-Sevenths Majority for Tax Increases, Amendment 3 (August 1990)

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The Missouri Four-Sevenths Majority for Tax Increases Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the August 7, 1990 ballot in Missouri, where it was defeated.


A similar proposed amendment was also defeated in 1992

Election results

Amendment 3 (Four-Sevenths Majority for Tax Increases)
Defeatedd No359,44950.1%
Yes 358,088 49.9%

Official results via: Official Manual State of Missouri ("Blue Book") (p.605)

Text of measure

The question asked on the ballot was:

Requires Four-sevenths majority to those voting to approve certain operating levies in counties, cities and school districts on municipal, primary and general election dates only. Retains two-thirds majority on other election dates. The effect of this amendment on any tax rate would depend upon actions of the voters in the various political subdivisions.[1]

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