Oklahoma State Lottery, State Questions 658 (May 1994)

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The Oklahoma State Lottery Initiative, also known as State Question 658, was on the May 10, 1994 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a state lottery to be operated by the Oklahoma Lottery Authority. The measure also would have designated that 50 percent of the lottery money would go towards prizes, 35 percent would go to the state and the remaining money would be used for the capital needs of educational entities.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 658 (May 1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No417,58659.85%
Yes 280,152 40.15%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

Oklahoma signature requirements

The number of signatures needed to qualify the measure for the ballot was 111,229. The number of signatures filed was 197,798.

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