Arizona Martin Luther King Day as a State Holiday, Proposition 301 (1990)

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Arizona Proposition 301 was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Arizona as a veto referendum. It was defeated.[1]

Election results

Martin Luther King Day as a State Holiday
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No768,76375.4%
Yes 251,308 24.6%
These results are from the Arizona elections department.

Text of measure

Official title

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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, and amending section 1-301, Arizona revised statutes.[2]

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Establishing the Martin Luther King, Jr. paid holiday on the third Monday of January and removing Columbus Day as a paid state holiday.[2]

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A "yes" vote shall have the effect of creating a paid state holiday known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and removing Columbus Day as a paid state holiday.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining the existing state paid holidays including Columbus Day but not enacting a paid Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.[2]

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