North Dakota 1978 ballot measures
- Eleven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Four of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Ten of the measures were approved and six were defeated.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Legislature||Amends deadlines for introduction of bills in the legislature and general appropriation bill|
|Amendment 2||Redistricting||Repeals the transition schedule of the Constitution of the State of North Dakota|
|Amendment 3||Taxes||Limits the raising of revenue by the state|
|Amendment 4||Bonds||Limits debt of any political subdivision to no more than eight percent of the assessed value of all its taxable property|
|Amendment 5||Legislature||Empowers the lieutenant governor to vote as a tie breaker if the senate was equally divided|
|Amendment 6||Bonds||Repeals bond amendments to pay for bonuses to veterans|
|Amendment 7||Business||Repeals multiple sections regarding the charters and administration of corporations|
|Amendment 8||Gov't Salaries||Deposits all fees and profits arising from any of the offices whose salaries were prescribed by law in the state treasury|
|LRSS||Measure 1||Resources||Authorizes sale of land being used by the Dickinson experiment station and buying of new lands|
|Amendment 1||Gov't Acc||Requires records of governmental entities supported in whole or part by public funds to be open to the public|
|Amendment 2||Suffrage||Provides for secrecy in voting, absentee voting, administration of elections and nomination of candidates; Bars felons and persons declared mentally incompetent from voting|
|Amendment 3||Direct Democracy||Replaces process for signature requirements, petition forms and proposals regarding referendums, initiatives and recalls|
|CISS||Measure 1||Gov't Finances||Gives five percent of the annual net proceeds from state taxes to a revenue sharing fund|
|CISS||Measure 2||Taxes||Reduces the rate of income tax on individuals and corporations|
|CISS||Measure 3||Gov't Finances||Specifies all income of the State Game and Fish Department would only be used by that department|
|CISS||Measure 4||Healthcare||Reduces size and changes the membership requirements of the state health council; charges Commissioner of Insurance to investigate improving and extending insurance coverage in the state|
- 1978 ballot measures
- List of North Dakota ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in North Dakota
State of North Dakota
List of North Dakota ballot measures | Local measures | School bond issues | Ballot measure laws | Initiative laws | History of I&R | History of direct democracy | Campaign Finance Requirements | Recall process |
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Director of Game and Fish | Commissioner of Labor | Public Service Commission |