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Missouri Motor Fuel Tax, Issue 5 (1938)

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The Missouri Motor Fuel Tax Amendment, also known as Issue 5, was on the November 8, 1938 ballot in Missouri as a veto referendum, where it was defeated.[1]

The measure would have authorized created a tax of three cents per gallon of gasoline for the maintenance of state highways. It also would have set limits on how and when the general assembly could levy and collect new gas taxes.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 5 (May 1938)
Defeatedd No664,15073.04%
Yes 245,195 26.96%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

Text of the measure can be found here.

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