The Montana Montana State Hospital Property Purchase Measure was a legislatively-referred bond question on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Montana, where it was approved.
- The measure allowed for the issue of a bond of $533,000 to buy property for a mental health facility.
- The measure had no number on the ballot.
- After the bond and purchase, the property came known as the Insane Asylum of the State of Montana, the Montana State Hospital for the Insane, and the Montana State Insane Asylum. It was later renamed to the Montana State Hospital.
| Montana Bond Issue (1912)|
| Yes|| 34,235|| 52.92%|
Official results via: Montana Secretary of State
Path to the ballot
- In 1910 a constitutional amendment was approved to allow for the state to purchase the facility.
- The bond was put to the ballot through Chapter 144, Laws of 1911.
- Prior to the bond issue, the property was known as Mitchell and Mussigbrod.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Montana Secretary of State, "Statutory Initiative and Referendum Issues Since Adoption of Constitutional Amendment, Article V, Section I, Permitting the Referendum and Initiative"
- ↑ The Anaconda Standard, "Names Now Placed on Voting Machines," November 3, 1912 (P.8)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 The Anaconda Standard, "A Proclamation," August 13, 1912 (P.16)
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 NWDA, "Guide to the Warm Springs State Hospital records 1877-1973"