North Dakota Recall Referendum (1940)

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The North Dakota Recall Referendum was on the June 25, 1940 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have allowed the recall of elected officials by petitions signed by 30 percent of the voters of the previous gubernatorial election. It also would have allowed for a 200 words or less description of the reasons for recalling the official and an equal length defense by the recalled official.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Recall Referendum (1940)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No62,50151.00%
Yes 60,049 49.00%

Election results via: Legislative Manual, Official Vote of North Dakota Primary Election, 1940

Text of measure

The full text of the referendum can be read here.

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