North Dakota 1920 ballot measures

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Twenty-one statewide ballot measures were on the March 16, June 30 and November 2, 1920 ballots in North Dakota.

On the ballot

March 16

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Initiative Sunday Allows baseball to be played on Sundays Approveda
CISS Initiative Sunday Allows operation of motion picture theaters on Sundays Defeatedd
CISS Initiative Tobacco Legalizes sale of cigarettes to non-minors Defeatedd
CISS Referendum Admin of Gov't Creates a state Athletic Commission to regulate boxing Defeatedd
LRCA Referendum Civil rights Changes residency requirements for voting Approveda
LRCA Referendum Gov't Finances Sets debt limits for various levels of government Approveda
LRCA Referendum Admin of Gov't Authorizes legislature to lease lands designated for educational and charitable Approveda
LRCA Referendum Recall Creates petition process for recalling elected officials Approveda

June 30

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum Civil rights Deals with the period of residency required to register to vote in North Dakota Defeatedd
LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Regards to an investigation committee Defeatedd
CISS Referendum Civil rights Bans public display of red or black flags Approveda
LRSS Referendum Law Enforcement Creates office of State Sheriff Defeatedd

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum Local Gov't Regards the county seats Defeatedd
CISS Initiative Banking Requires all state, county, township, municipal and school district funds be deposited in the Bank of North Dakota Approveda
LRCA Referendum Civil Rights Extends right to vote to all citizens over 21 years old Approveda
CISS Initiative Business Requires state board of auditors to examineaccounts books of all industrial institutions twice in each year Approveda
CISS Initiative Media Defines the duties of official county newspapers Approveda
CISS Initiative Banking Stipulates Bank of North Dakota to only make real estate loans to resident farmers Approveda
LRCA Referendum Education Renames the Reform School in Mandan to the State Training School Approveda
LRCA Referendum Education Stipulates where permanent school fund and other educational funds can be invested Approveda
CISS Initiative Education Makes the North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction responsible for supervising the certification of teachers Approveda

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