Oklahoma 2014 ballot measures

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Three ballot measures are certified for the November 4, 2014 ballot in the state of Oklahoma.

The 2014 legislative session began on February 3, 2014, and concluded on May 23, 2014. Three legislatively-referred constitutional amendments are slated to appear on the November ballot, addressing the administration of government, taxes and veterans. At least five other potential legislatively-referred constitutional amendments failed to make the ballot.

Two initiated constitutional amendments may appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot, if supporters submit the required 155,216 valid signatures by the September 5, 2014 deadline. Oklahoma has the latest petition signature filing deadline of any state for the 2014 election cycle.

Historical facts

  • Since 1990, an average of six measures have appeared on the even-numbered year ballots in Oklahoma. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the number of certified measures.
  • The number of measures on statewide, even-year ballots since 1990 has ranged from two to 11.
  • Since 1990, 61 of 76, or 80 percent, of Oklahoma ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 15 of 76, or 20 percent, of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Service in Government and Military Amendment Admin of Gov't Guarantees that public officials can also serve as officers and members of the National Guard, Oklahoma State Guard and Officers Reserve Corps
LRCA Homestead Exemption Transfer for Disabled Veterans Amendment Veterans Permits a disabled veteran to sell their homestead and acquire another homestead property and keep their homestead tax exemption
LRCA Homestead Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Personnel Amendment Veterans Establishes a homestead exemption for the surviving spouse of military personnel who die in the line of duty

Potential measures

Type Title Subject Description
CICA State Question 768 Marijuana Legalizes the use, sale and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes
CICA State Question 767 Bonds Issues $500 million in bonds to construct storm shelters in schools

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Bonds for State Capitol Building Amendment Bonds Authorizes the state to issue $120 million in bonds to pay for repairs to the Oklahoma State Capitol Building Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Right to Bear Arms Amendment Firearms Clarifies what weapons citizens have a right to carry and who the state is allowed to regulate Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Right to Farm and Ranch Amendment Food & Agri Provides for the right to engage in certain farming and ranching practices Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Local Option for Manufacturing Property Tax Exemption Amendment Taxes Empowers county commissioner boards to decide whether a manufacturing facility would be exempt from property tax or not Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA School District Bonds for Safety Facilities Amendment Bonds Authorizes school districts to issue bonds to pay for personal safety facilities Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot


See also

Oklahoma

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