Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverages, State Question 289 (1940)

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The Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverages Amendment, also known as State Question 289, was on the November 5, 1940 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized and regulated the importation, manufacture, transportation and sale of whiskey and other alcoholic beverages. The measure also would have required licenses and fixed fees and taxes on the sale of alcoholic beverages.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 289 (1940)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No374,91156.32%
Yes 290,752 43.68%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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