Oklahoma Emergency Medical Service Districts, State Question 678 (1998)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Healthcare
Health care.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Local Measures
Oklahoma Constitution
675px-Flag of Oklahoma.svg.png

The Oklahoma Emergency Medical Service Districts Amendmentalso known as State Question 678, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure amended the Oklahoma Constitution to allow counties, and parts of counties, to withdraw from Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Districts upon a majority vote of county voters.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 678 (1998)
Approveda Yes 471,696 59.93%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot question

The official ballot summary said:[2]

This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It would make changes in Section 9C of Article 10. This section deals with emergency medical service districts. The changes would allow a county or parts thereof to withdraw from an established district. The amendment provides for the proportional payment of any debt incurred.


Constitutional changes

The approval of SQ 678 resulted in changes to Section 9C of Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution.

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

See also

Suggest a link

External links


  1. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed November 24, 2014
  2. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 678," accessed November 24, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.