1913 ballot measures

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1914
1912

Maine

See also: Maine 1913 ballot measures

September 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question No. 1 Property Provides for the classification of property for tax purposes Approveda
LRCA Question No. 2 Direct Democracy Permits voting upon amendments to the constitution at regulation elections Approveda

Maryland

See also: Maryland 1913 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Eminent Domain Adds a new section to Article 3 of the Constitution regarding the taking of private property Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Constitutions Amends Section 27 of Article 3 of the Constitution Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Constitutions Amends Section 21 of Article 4 of the Constitution Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Suffrage Excuses vote seller from penalty Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Constitutions Amends Section 9 of Article 5 of the Constitution Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Constitutions Amends Section 3 of Article 5 of the Constitution Approveda

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1913 ballot measures

November 4

Proposed amendment ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Elections Provides for use of short ballots for state officer elections Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 2 Elections Provides for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Provides tax exemption for city, village, hamlet, township, road district, and school bonds Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 4 Civil rights Allows for women to be appointed as members of government commissions and boards related to women and children Approveda
CICA Amendment 5 Legislature Reduces the size of the Ohio General Assembly Defeatedd

Proposed law ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Law 1 Alcohol Prohibits the transportation of liquor into areas where sales are prohibited Defeatedd
Note: The initiated statute was on separate ballot from the proposed amendments in the election.

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 46 Transportation Consolidation rights of railroads and other transportation companies Approveda
VR State Question 47 Regulations Health and safety of coal miners Approveda
LRCA State Question 57 Taxes Property taxes levied on railroad and pipeline companies go into the Common School Fund Approveda
LRCA State Question 58 Admin of gov't Give counties the right to abolish township governments Approveda
LRCA State Question 60 Admin of gov't Creation of a State Board of Agriculture Approveda

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1913 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Gov't Finances Creates a state university building repair fund for the purpose of providing funds for repairs and additions to state university buildings Approveda
VR Measure 2 Gov't Finances Funds the construction and furnishing of a modern fire-proof administration and class-room building for the University of Oregon by appropriating $100,000 Approveda
VR Measure 3 Law Enforcement Authorizes the State Board of Health to order sterilization surgeries on “habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts” Defeatedd
VR Measure 4 Admin of Gov't Provides a District Attorney for each county in Oregon and fixes the position's salary Approveda
VR Measure 5 Labor Creates the State Industrial Accident Commission and provides a fund for the compensation of injured laborers employed in hazardous occupations Approveda

Texas

See also: Texas 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Defeatedd

Vermont

See also: Vermont 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal 2 State executive Regarding gubernatorial veto powers Approveda
LRCA Proposal 3 State legislature Regarding the timing of State Legislative sessions Approveda
LRCA Proposal 4 State legislature Regarding recording and publication of the voting in the general assembly Approveda
LRCA Proposal 5 Law enforcement Regarding limiting the legislature ability to declare guilt in felonies cases or mitigate felony convictions Approveda
LRCA Proposal 7 Admin of gov't Creates general rules regarding charters for political subdivisions Approveda
LRCA Proposal 8 State judiciary "Justice" used to designate supreme court judges Approveda
LRCA Proposal 9 Welfare Provides for workers' compensation Approveda
LRCA Proposal 10 Constitutional language Allows for revision of Chapter 2 of the State Constitution Approveda