North Dakota School Funds Referendum (1920)

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The North Dakota School Funds Referendum was on the November 2, 1920 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure stipulated that the permanent school fund and other educational funds would only be invested in bonds of school corporations or of counties, town ships or municipalities with in the state. Other investment options would include state bonds issued for the construction of drains, United States bonds, State of North Dakota bonds or on first mortgages on farm lands.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Referendum (November 1920)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 124,331 68.75%
No56,52631.25%

Election results via: Legislative Manual, Official vote of North Dakota, 1920

Text of measure

The constitutional language can be read here.

Summary

The measure stipulated that the permanent school fund and other educational funds would only be invested in bonds of school corporations or of counties, town ships or municipalities with in the state. Other investment options would include state bonds issued for the construction of drains, United States bonds, State of North Dakota bonds or on first mortgages on farm lands.[2]

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