Oklahoma Registration of Electors, State Question 80 (1916)
The Oklahoma Registration of Electors Initiative, also known as State Question 80, was on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited the legislature from passing any act pertaining to the registration of voters. The measure also would have provided for registrars and city clerks for the registration of electors throughout the state.
|Oklahoma State Question 80 (1916)|
Although the measure gathered more "yes" votes than "no" votes, Oklahoma requires that the majority of all voters vote "yes" in order to pass an amendment. In 1916, a vote of 152,054 was needed to pass the measure.
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.
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