Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission, State Question 553 (September 1982)

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The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Initiative, also known as State Question 553, was on the September 21, 1982 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure created the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission and provided for the composition, terms of office and compensation of the commission. The measure also authorized pari-mutuel wagering on horse races and granted the commission regulatory authority over pari-mutuel wagering.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 553 (September 1982)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 449,124 58.05%
No324,55041.95%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

115,521 signatures were filed to qualify the measure; 62,194 were required.

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