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North Dakota 1980 ballot measures

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Sixteen statewide ballot measures appeared on the September 2 and November 4, 1980 ballots in North Dakota.

On the ballot

September 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Gov't Salaries Requires all fees and profits gathered by any public office that has a salary prescribed by law be deposited in the state treasury Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Prohibits the legislative assembly from levying a tax on the assessed value of real or personal property Approveda

LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Repeals one mill levy on all taxable property for the state medical center Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 4 Taxes Exempts certain lands used for public purposes to be exempted from state property tax Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 5 Judiciary Repeals jurisdiction of police magistrates, constables and justices of the peace; Provides for election of the clerk of district court Approveda

LRCA Amendment 6 Gov't Salaries Repeals prohibition of appointment or election of legislators to offices which have had increases in emoluments during the legislators' terms of office Defeatedd

LRSS Measure 7 Elections Provides for presidential preference primary elections Approveda

LRSS Measure 8 Veterans Appropriates money for acquisition of cross ranch for a veterans memorial state park Defeatedd

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Bonds Increases maximum amount which can be secured by a first mortgage on real estate which backing large state bonds Approveda

LRCA Amendment 2 Gov't Salaries Empowers the legislative assembly to set the compensation of the legislature members Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 3 Legislature Repeals and replaces constitutional language that describes the legislative branch Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 4 State Exec Repeals and replaces constitutional article outlining executive branch Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 5 Gov't Finance Provides 15 percent of the state coal severance tax to be placed in a permanent trust fund administered by board of university and school lands Approveda

CISS Measure 6 Resources Creates 6.5 percent oil extraction tax of the gross value of oil at the well Approveda

CISS Measure 7 Housing Empowers Industrial Commission to act as a state housing finance agency providing mortgage loans to low-income persons Approveda

LRSS Measure 8 Elections Repeals and replaces the North Dakota election code Defeatedd

See also

North Dakota

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