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North Dakota Roland Township Gaming Constitutional, Measure 5 (1990)

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The North Dakota Roland Township Gaming Constitutional Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in North Dakota as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1][2] The measure would have allowed the legislative assembly to authorize private citizens and for-profit organizations to conduct games of chance, within the 1 January 1990 boundaries of Roland Township, Bottineau County, North Dakota.[3]

Election results

North Dakota Measure 5 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No155,53467.86%
Yes 73,649 32.14%

Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of General Election, 1990

Text of measure

See also: North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 25

Constitutional changes

The measure would have made the following changes to Article XI, Section 25 of the North Dakota Constitution, with the cross out text being removed and the underlined text being added:

Article XI, Section 25. The legislative assembly shall not authorize any game of chance, lottery, or gift enterprises, under any pretense, or for any purpose whatever, except as otherwise hereinafter set forth. However, The Legislative Assembly may authorize by law bona fide nonprofit veterans', charitable, educational, religious, or fraternal organizations, civic and service clubs, or such other public-spirited organizations as it may recognize, to conduct games of chance when the entire net proceeds of such games of chance are to be devoted to educational, charitable, patriotic, fraternal, religious, or other public-spirited uses. The legislative assembly shall authorize by law only private citizens and for-profit organizations to conduct games of chance, within the 1 January 1990 boundaries of Roland Township, Bottineau County, North Dakota and that the net proceeds from said private gaming shall inure to the benefit of such private citizens or organizations conducting said games of chance.


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