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North Dakota 1978 ballot measures

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Sixteen statewide ballot measures appeared on the September 5 and November 7, 1978 ballots in North Dakota.

On the ballot

September 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Legislature Amends deadlines for introduction of bills in the legislature and general appropriation bill Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 2 Redistricting Repeals the transition schedule of the Constitution of the State of North Dakota Approveda

LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Limits the raising of revenue by the state Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 4 Bonds Limits debt of any political subdivision to no more than eight percent of the assessed value of all its taxable property Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 5 Legislature Empowers the lieutenant governor to vote as a tie breaker if the senate was equally divided Approveda

LRCA Amendment 6 Bonds Repeals bond amendments to pay for bonuses to veterans Approveda

LRCA Amendment 7 Business Repeals multiple sections regarding the charters and administration of corporations Defeatedd

LRCA 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 Defeatedd

LRSS Measure 1 Resources Authorizes sale of land being used by the Dickinson experiment station and buying of new lands Approveda

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Gov't Acc Requires records of governmental entities supported in whole or part by public funds to be open to the public Approveda

LRCA 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 Approveda

LRCA Amendment 3 Direct Democracy Replaces process for signature requirements, petition forms and proposals regarding referendums, initiatives and recalls Approveda

CISS Measure 1 Gov't Finances Gives five percent of the annual net proceeds from state taxes to a revenue sharing fund Approveda

CISS Measure 2 Taxes Reduces the rate of income tax on individuals and corporations Approveda

CISS Measure 3 Gov't Finances Specifies all income of the State Game and Fish Department would only be used by that department Approveda

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 Defeatedd

See also

North Dakota

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