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Oklahoma 2014 ballot measures

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Three ballot measures were certified for the November 4, 2014, ballot in the state of Oklahoma. All three were approved.

The 2014 legislative session began on February 3 and concluded on May 23, 2014. Three legislatively-referred constitutional amendments appeared 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.

No initiatives appeared on the November 4, 2014, ballot. Initiative supporters were required to submit 155,216 valid signatures within 90 days of the potential measure's initial filing. No initiative campaigns successfully submitted enough signatures to refer measures to the ballot.

Historical facts

  • Between 1990 and 2013, an average of six measures appeared on the even-numbered year ballots in Oklahoma. Therefore, 2014 was a below-average year based on the number of certified measures.
  • From 1990 to 2014, the number of measures on statewide even-year ballots ranged from two to 11.
  • Between 1990 and 2014, 64 of 79, or 81 percent, of Oklahoma ballot measures were approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 15 of 79, or 19 percent, of measures were defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 769 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 Approveda
LRCA State Question 770 Veterans Permits a disabled veteran to sell his or her homestead and acquire another homestead property while keeping the homestead tax exemption Approveda
LRCA State Question 771 Veterans Establishes a homestead exemption for the surviving spouse of military personnel who die in the line of duty Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA State Question 768 Marijuana Legalizes the use, sale and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
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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