Oklahoma State Question No. 698 (2002)

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Oklahoma's State Question No. 697 is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure failed with 46.5% of voters supporting the initiative.

The official ballot summary reads:

This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Section 2 of Article 5. It changes the number of legal voters needed to propose an amendment to the law of this state. At present 8% of the legal voters are required to propose a change in the law. This measure will change the number of legal voters to 15%. It would only apply to certain types of laws. It would apply to laws that would do away with methods for hunting, fishing, or trapping. It would also apply to laws that would do away with occupations dealing with animals. Also, it would apply to laws that would do away with sporting or entertainment events dealing with animals.[1]

Status

The measure failed with 46.5% of voters in approval, and 53.5% saying no.

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