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Arizona Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Civil Rights Day, Proposition 302 (1990)

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Arizona Proposition 302 was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Arizona as a veto referendum, where it was defeated.[1]

Election results

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Civil Rights Day
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No535,15150.8%
Yes 517,882 49.2%

Text of measure

Official title

A referendum ordered by petition of the people ordering the submission to the people of an act relating to general provisions; providing that the third Monday in January is a legal holiday known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Civil Rights Day; preserving all other holidays as they existed before 1989; repealing 1989 holiday legislation which established Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and which changed Columbus Day from the second Monday to the second Sunday in October; amending section 1-301, Arizona revised statutes, as amended by Laws 1987, Chapter 6, Section 1, and repealing section 1-301, Arizona revised states, as amended by Laws 1989, First Special Session, Chapter 4, Section 1.

Descriptive Title

Establishing Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day as a paid state holiday on the third Monday of January.

Ballot question

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of creating a paid state holiday known as Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining the existing paid state holidays.

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