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Missouri Charity Raffles, Amendment 8 (1998)

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The Missouri Charity Raffles Amendment, also known as Amendment 8, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Missouri, where it was approved.

Election results

Amendment 8 (Charity Raffles)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 895,373 61.3%
No565,35438.7%

Official results via: 1999-2000 Official Manual State of Missouri ("Blue Book") (p.585)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to permit organizations recognized as charitable or religious under federal law to sponsor raffles and sweepstakes and also permit the general assembly to provide standards and conditions to regulate or guarantee the awarding of prizes provided for in such raffles or sweepstakes?
The estimated fiscal impact of this proposal measure on state and local governments is $0.[1]

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