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1939 ballot measures

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1940
1938

California

See also: California 1939 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Proposition 1 Welfare The "Ham and Eggs" Act Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 2 Health Variety of proposed changes to the state's Chiropractic Act Defeatedd


VR Proposition 3 Regulations The Shelley Act, regulations pertaining to personal property brokers (aka "loan sharks") Approveda


VR Proposition 4 Regulations The Wollenberg-Phillips Act Approveda


VR Proposition 5 Regulations Creation of an Oil Conservation Commission Defeatedd


Maine

See also: Maine 1939 ballot measures

September 11
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposed Amendment to the Constitution Bonds Provides additional issue of highway bonds Defeatedd


North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1939 ballot measures

July 11
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Grain Commissioner Referendum Admin of Gov't Repeals emergency session law creating the office of Grain Storage Commissioner Approveda


CISS Highway Fund Diversion Initiative Taxes Diverts state gasoline and vehicle tax from highway construction to state old age assistance fund for two years Defeatedd


CISS Municipal Liquor Sales Initiative Alcohol Provides for the sale of liquor through municipal liquor stores in towns of 150 or more Defeatedd


CISS Gross Income Tax Initiative Taxes Imposes a gross income tax of two percent on businesses, professions and occupations Defeatedd


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1939 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Education Creates a state board of education and a director of education Defeatedd


CICA Amendment 2 Pension Provides for a state system of old age pensions Defeatedd


CICA Amendment 3 Direct Democracy Changes requirements to qualify initiatives for the ballot, including changing to an initiated state statute system Defeatedd


VR Referendum 1 Civil Service Relates to civil service, certification, sick leave and layoffs in the classified service Defeatedd


Texas

See also: Texas 1939 ballot measures

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