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1939 ballot measures

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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


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


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


See also: Texas 1939 ballot measures

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