Missouri Cigarette Tax for Schools, Referendum 1 (October 1955)

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The Missouri Cigarette Tax for Schools Act, also known as Referendum 1, was on the October 4, 1955 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided a tax of one mill per cigarette sold in the state, and provided for the revenue from this tax to be placed in the State School Moneys Fund.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Referendum 1 (1955)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 247,639 76.69%
No75,28623.31%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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