Missouri School Operating Levy, Amendment 2 (1998)

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The Missouri School Operating Levy Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed school boards to set the operating levy no higher than $2.75 without a vote. The measure required a simple majority vote to pass a levy of up to $6.00 and a two-thirds vote to set the levy above $6.00.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 2 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 858,649 58.82%
No601,19041.18%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

School board may set operating levy no higher than $2.75 without a vote. Voter approval by simple majority required to set levy up to $6.00. Voter approval by two-thirds required to set levy above $6.00. [3]

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