Oklahoma Levy for Health Departments, State Question 685 (2000)

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The Oklahoma Levy for Health Departments Amendment, also known as State Question 685, was on the November 7, 2000 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed an additional levy of up to two and a half mills for county health departments in counties with populations of more than 500,000 people.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 685 (2000)
Defeatedd No730,85964.41%
Yes 403,874 35.59%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The official ballot title appeared as:[2]

This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It will allow an additional levy up to 2 1/2 mills for county health departments. The new levy will only be allowed in counties with more than 500,000 persons.


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

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External links


  1. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed November 24, 2014
  2. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 685," accessed November 24, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.