The North Dakota Basis of Need Payments State Equalization Fund Initiative was on the June 25, 1940 ballot in North Dakota as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have reduced the state's per people payment to schools regardless of need and increasing the emergency funds for schools in distress.
| North Dakota State Equalization Fund Initiative (1940)|
|Yes|| 57,675|| 49.72%|
Election results via:
Legislative Manual, Official Vote of North Dakota Special Election, 1940
Text of measure
The full text of the initiative can be read here.
- ↑ North Dakota Secretary of State Archived Election Results, "Primary Election Results - 1940 ," accessed March 10, 2014
- ↑ Initiative and Referendum Institute, "North Dakota Statewide Initiatives," accessed March 10, 2014
- ↑ Mouse River Farmers Press, "Constitutional Amendments, Referred and Initiated Measures," accessed March 10, 2014