Oklahoma Voter Approval for Tax Increases, State Question 640 (March 1992)
The Oklahoma Voter Approval for Tax Increases Amendment, also known as State Question 640, was on the March 10, 1992 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required that any legislation intended to raise revenue for the support of the state government be submitted to a vote of the people before it could become effective. The measure also removed the authority of the legislature to prevent a referendum vote on revenue issues.
|Oklahoma State Question 640 (March 1992)|
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.
In a 2008 editorial criticizing the Oklahoma Education Association for sponsoring the Oklahoma HOPE Ballot Initiative, the Oklahoman said that in 1992, the OEA "opposed a public vote on State Question 640."
Path to the ballot
233,832 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot, exceeding the requirement of 175,656.
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