Delaware Charitable Gambling Referendum (1984)

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The Delaware Charitable Gambling Referendum was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in Delaware as an advisory question, where it was approved. The measure allowed charitable organizations such as volunteer fire companies, veterans organizations, religious or charitable organizations and fraternal organizations to sponsor and conduct lotteries with all the profits being used by theses groups.[1]

Election results

Delaware Referendum (1984)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 92,465 73.51%
No33,31826.49%

Election results via:State of Delaware, Official Results of the 1984 General Election

Election results by region

Referendum (Rural New Castle County)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 54,380 73.3%
No19,79026.7%
Referendum (City of Wilmington)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 8,391 79.1%
No2,21720.1%
Referendum (Kent County)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 12,418 71.3%
No5,00128.7%
Referendum (Sussex County)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 17,276 73.2%
No6,31026.8%

Election results via: State of Delaware, Official Results of the 1984 General Election

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Do you favor allowing the State to license volunteer fire companies, veterans organizations, religious or charitable organizations, and fraternal organizations to sponsor and conduct lotteries provided the profits are used solely for the purposes of these companies, organizations and societies with the limits of...RURAL NEW CASTLE, CITY OF WILMINGTON, KENT COUNTY, [or] SUSSEX COUNTY[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Delaware Secretary of State, "State of Delaware Official Results of General Election 1984," accessed September 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.