Oklahoma Soil Conservation, State Question 170 (July 1932)

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The Oklahoma Soil Conservation Initiative, also known as State Question 170, was on the July 5, 1932 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited the planting of cotton, wheat or other soil exhausting plants in excess of thirty percent of a cultivated area. The measure also would have created a commission to determine crop limitation and provided for penalties to those who violated the regulations.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 170 (July 1932)
Defeatedd No290,41669.02%
Yes 130,327 30.98%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

120,661 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.

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