Oklahoma Authorization of Tax Levies, State Question 141 (August 1926)

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The Oklahoma Authorization of Tax Levies Initiative, also known as State Question 141, was on the August 3, 1926 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure prohibited the levying of any tax not authorized by law and provided the procedure to void any illegal levies.[1]

Aftermath

The measure was later ruled unconstitutional and overturned by the state Supreme Court in Atchison T. & S. F. Ry. Co. v. Long.

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 141 (August 1926)
OverturnedotOverturned Case:Atchison T. & S. F. Ry. Co. v. Long 17907
ResultVotesPercentage
Yes 182,012 72.52%
No68,97527.48%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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