The South Dakota Millage Allowance Referendum was on the November 8, 1892 ballot in South Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure decreased the mile reimbursement for members of the South Dakota Legislature from 10 to 5 cents per mile.
| South Dakota Mileage Allowance Referendum (1892)|
| Yes|| 39,364|| 77.80%|
Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, Table 7. Results of Elections Concerning State Constitutional Amendments and Initiated and Referred Laws, 1889-1968
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Shall section 6 article 3 of the constitution be amended so as to reduce the mileage of members of the legislature to five cents per mile?
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the South Dakota Constitution
The South Dakota State Legislature can refer a proposed amendment to the state's voters through a majority vote.
- ↑ South Dakota Political Almanac, "Table 7. Results of Elections Concerning State Constitutional Amendments and Initiated and Referred Laws, 1889-1968," accessed May 16, 2014
- ↑ Enabling Act and Constitution and the Laws Passed at the Seventh Session of the Legislature of the State of South Dakota, 1901, "Constitution of the State of South Dakota, accessed May 19, 2014
- ↑ Hutchinson Herald, "Notice of Election," October 27, 1892
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.