Oklahoma 1916 ballot measures

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Nine statewide ballot measures were on the August 1, 1916 ballot in Oklahoma.

Two statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Oklahoma.

On the ballot

August 1

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 81 Taxes Creates a state tax commission Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 82 Suffrage Requires proof of literacy to vote Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 83 Taxes Repeals laws requiring taxes for the common schools be placed in the common school fund Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 84 Judiciary Provides for the salary and appointment of the clerk of the supreme court Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 85 Local gov't Limits municipal indebtedness to five percent of the assessed valuation of property Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 86 Labor Provides for compulsory compensation in case of death or disability Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 87 Judiciary Consolidates the supreme court and the criminal court of appeals Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 88 Trials Provides for the number of jurors needed for different court cases Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 89 Judiciary Abolishes county courts Defeatedd

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA State Question 78 Elections Reforms the selection process for ballot counters, to try to ensure fair elections Defeatedd
CISS State Question 80 Elections Prevents the legislature from passing any laws concerning the registration of electors Defeatedd

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