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1910 ballot measures

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1911
1909

California

See also: California 1910 ballot propositions

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Type Title Subject Description Result
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Proposition 11
Proposition 12

Colorado

See also: Colorado 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum 1 Gov't Finance Allows for state bonded indebtedness to fund outstanding warrants Approveda
LRCA Referendum 2 Admin of Gov't Changes the State Board of Land Commissioners Approveda
LRCA Referendum 3 Direct Democracy Provides for the initiative and referendum process Approveda
LRCA Referendum 4 Gov't Salaries Alters the compensation for members of the Colorado General Assembly Approveda
LRCA Referendum 5 Education Regards institutions of higher education Approveda

Florida

See also: Florida 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Relates to allowing additional judicial circuits Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Judiciary Relates to the organization of the Court of Record in Escambia Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Alcohol Enacts state prohibition on alcohol beginning July 1, 1911 Defeatedd

Idaho

See also: Idaho 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 3 Bond issues Permits legislature to authorize sufficient bond issue or make appropriation to complete construction and furnishing of State Capitol building at Boise Approveda
LRCA HJR 15 State Exec Makes the State Auditor a member of the State Board of Land Commissioners Approveda
LRCA SJR 6(a) Local Gov't Authorizes Assessors and ex-officio Tax Collectors to employ deputies / clerical assistants when empowered by County Commissioners Approveda
LRCA SJR 6(b) Local Gov't Removes the disqualification of County Assessors to succeed themselves Approveda
LRCA SJR 6(c) Local Gov't Removes the disqualification of Sheriffs to succeed themselves Approveda
LRCA SJR 7 Judiciary Authorizes Supreme Court to call a District Judge to sit when Supreme Court Justice is disqualified or unable to sit on hearing of a case Approveda

Maine

See also: Maine 1910 ballot measures

September 12
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR P.L. 1909 c. 241 Alcohol Makes uniform the definition of intoxicating liquors in state law Defeatedd
VR P. & S. L. 1909, c. 404 Transportation Provides for the reconstruction of the Portland Bridge Defeatedd
VR P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 Local Gov't Divides the town of York and establish the town of Gorges Defeatedd

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Transportation Permits the state to assume half the cost of a road and bridge project Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Gov't Acc Repeals requirement of publication of the treasurer's annual report Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Insurance Authorizes state hail insurance Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 4 Redistricting Authorizes legislative reapportionment at any time Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Taxes Authorizes an annual tax for reforestation work Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 6 Taxes Authorizes tax exemptions to encourage reforestation Defeatedd

Missouri

See also: Missouri 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Pensions Allows cities to pay pensions to aged or disabled police Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 2 Pension Allows school boards provide pension funds for incapacitated teachers Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 3 Taxes, Authorizes taxes for a permanent public roads fund Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 4 Local Gov't Changes how St. Louis can amend its charter Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 5 Capitals Provides for the construction and equipment of a new state capital Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 6 Gov't Finances Empowers counties to raise their debt limits to build poorhouses Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 7 Gov't Salaries Increases compensation for members of the General Assembly Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 8 Elections Provides for the use of voting machines Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 9 Taxes Increases tax rate limits for certain cities Defeatedd
CICA Issue 10 Alcohol Prohibits the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors Defeatedd
CICA Issue 11 Taxes Provides for the support and maintenance of the state university by direct state levy Defeatedd

Montana

See also: Montana 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Increases the tax levy Approveda

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum Admin of Gov't Changes aspects of sale of school lands Approveda
LRCA Referendum Education Creates Normal School in Minot Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
ConCon Question 1 ConCon Calls for a Constitutional Convention Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1910 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
Question 8 Suffrage Give Oklahoma women the right to vote Defeatedd
Question 15 Administration of government (1) Shall a permanent state capitol be established? (2) If "yes" on the first, shall the capitol be at (a) Guthrie, (b) Oklahoma City, or (c) Shawnee? ApprovedaOverturnedot
Oklahoma City
Question 16 Transportation Regulates railroad, transportation and transmission companies Defeatedd
Question 17 Suffrage Requires a literacy test as a qualification for voting, which included a "grandfather clause" that made it apply solely to blacks ApprovedaOverturnedot
VR Question 21 Elections and campaigns Conduct of General Elections Veto Vote Approveda
Question 22 Alcohol Allows liquor sales in cities, which had been prohibited in Oklahoma’s original constitution. Defeatedd

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Measure 1 Suffrage Grants all taxpayers, regardless of sex, the ability to vote Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 2 Health Care Authorizes the construction and maintenance of The Eastern Oregon State Hospital Approveda
LRSS Measure 3 ConCon Calls for a constitutional convention to take place in October 1911 Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Redistricting Creates separate districts for the election of each State Senator and each State Representative Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Taxes Repeals language requiring uniform taxation, mandates that taxes shall only be levied for public purposes and that the power of taxation shall never be surrendered Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 6 Transportation Authorizes the creation of railroad districts, the purchase and construction or railroads by the state and municipalities and allows for the levying of taxes for the payment of such acquisition and construction Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 7 Taxes Exempts property from uniform taxation, thus allowing property to categorized into classes and taxed Defeatedd
VR Measure 8 Gov't Salaries Requires Baker County to pay the Judge of the Eighth Judicial District an additional $1,000 Defeatedd
CISS Measure 9 Local Gov't Creates the County of Nesmith Defeatedd
CISS Measure 10 Education Provides for the state’s permanent support for the Oregon Normal School at Monmouth, by levying an annual tax of one-twenty-fifth of a mill on taxable property within the state Approveda
CISS Measure 11 Local Gov't Creates the County of Otis Defeatedd
CISS Measure 12 Local Gov't Annexes the northern part of Clackamas County to Multnomah County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 13 Local Gov't Creates the County of Williams Defeatedd
CICA Measure 14 Local Gov't Grants counties the ability to regulate taxation, regardless of constitutional restrictions or state statutes, and abolishes the poll or head tax Approveda
CICA Measure 15 Alcohol Gives municipalities the power to license, regulate or prohibit the sale of liquors within their boundaries Approveda
CISS Measure 16 Labor Requires protection for persons engaged in hazardous employments, defines and extends the liability of employers and determines that contributory negligence shall not be a defense argument Approveda
CISS Measure 17 Local Gov't Creates the County of Orchard Defeatedd
CISS Measure 18 Local Gov't Creates the County of Clark Defeatedd
CISS Measure 19 Education Provides state support for the Eastern Oregon State Normal School at Weston, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state Defeatedd
CISS Measure 20 Local Gov't Annexes a portion of eastern Washington County to Multnomah County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 21 Education Provides state support for the Southern Oregon State Normal School at Ashland, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state Defeatedd
CICA Measure 22 Alcohol Prohibits the production, traffic and sale of intoxicating liquors, except for mechanical, medical, scientific and religious purposes Defeatedd
CISS Measure 23 Alcohol Prohibits and suppresses the production, sale, exchange and possession of intoxicating liquors in the state Defeatedd
CISS Measure 24 Labor Creates a Board of Commissioners to examine workplace injuries and to draft workplace liability laws for the legislature Defeatedd
CISS Measure 25 Hunt & Fish Prohibits the taking fish from the Rogue River watershed by any means, except hook and line Approveda
CISS Measure 26 Local Gov't Creates of the County of Deschutes County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 27 Local Gov't Necessitates that the creation of new counties and municipalities be by a majority vote in the territory under consideration and allows for 30% of voters within such territory to petition for the creation of a new county or municipality Defeatedd
CICA Measure 28 Gov't Finances Permits counties to incur indebtedness to build permanent roads upon approval of a majority vote in respective counties Approveda
CISS Measure 29 Elections Establishes closed primaries for presidential and vice-presidential candidates, provides for the direct nomination of electoral delegates to their party’s national nominating convention and provides for the payment of a delegate’s traveling expenses Approveda
CISS Measure 30 Gov't Acc Establishes the Board of People’s Inspectors of Government and provides for an official state magazine detailing issues of government transparency and accountability that would be mailed out every two months to each registered voter Defeatedd
CICA Measure 31 Direct Democracy Increases initiative, referendum and recall powers of voters, restricts use of the emergency clause and veto power by state legislators, requires proportional representation of the Legislative Assembly, provides for the election of the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate and provides a ten dollar daily fine for unexcused absences by legislators Defeatedd
CICA Measure 32 Trials Provides for verdict by three-fourths of a jury in civil cases, prohibits re-trial without evidence, establishes six-year terms for state judges and increases the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Approveda

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1910 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA School Land Use Amendment Resources Allows specified public school lands to be used for general agricultural purposes Approveda
LRCA Change State Tax Structure Amendment Taxes Modifies state tax structure Defeatedd
LRCA Attorney General's Salary Amendment Gov't Salaries Increases the Attorney General's salary Defeatedd
LRCA Women's Suffrage Amendment Suffrage Grants women the right to vote Defeatedd
LRCA Debt Limit for Water and Sewage Amendment Gov't Finances Creates 10 percent debt limit for water and sewerage projects Defeatedd
LRCA Electoral Approval of Institutions Amendment Admin of Gov't Prohibits the state legislature from establishing new institutions without a vote from the people Defeatedd
VR Locomotives Headlights Referendum Transportation Requires electric headlights on locomotives Defeatedd
VR Removal of Officers Referendum State Exec Empowers governors to remove state and local officers Defeatedd
VR Embalmer Licensing Referendum Business Requires embalmers to be licensed by the state board of health Defeatedd
VR Congressional District Creation Referendum Redistricting Divides state into congressional districts Defeatedd
VR State Militia Organization Referendum War & Peace Changes the organization, maintenance, equipment and regulation of the state militia Defeatedd

Washington

See also: Washington 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment to VI.I Suffrage Gives women the right to vote Approveda
LRCA Amendment to I.10 State Exec Provides a line of succession to the state governor Approveda

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1910 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Salaries of elected officials Doubles the amount of annual pay legislators receive from $500 to $1,000 Defeatedd
LRCA Question 2 Redistricting Requires redistricting only after the federal census, removing requirement for a state census Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Natural resources Provides funding for preservation and development of state water power and the forests ApprovedaOverturnedot