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See also: Florida 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Environment Relates to the drainage and reclamation of land Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 2 Judiciary Sets the salaries of Supreme Court justices and Circuit Court judges Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Judiciary Sets the salaries of judges of Criminal Courts of Record Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 4 Judiciary Establishes a Court of Record in Escambia County Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Constitutions Relates to the process for amending the state Constitution Defeatedd


See also: Idaho 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 5, Pt 1 Local Gov't Authorizes the majority of qualified electors to incur public indebtedness Defeatedd
LRCA HJR 5, Pt 2 Bond issues Permits counties, towns, villages and other subdivisions of the state to vote bonds in aid of railroads and others works of internal improvement Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 1 Term limits Allows County Commissioners to be elected to four year terms Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 4 Local Gov't Allows legislature by general and uniform law to provide for county, township and precinct officers Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 5 Taxes Exempts from taxation lines of railroad to be constructed for a period not exceeding ten years Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 6 Taxes Limits taxation of property for state purposes to ten mills on each dollar of assessed valuation except by vote of the people Approveda


See also: Minnesota 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Simplifies taxing provisions Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Increases road and bridge tax Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Agriculture Permits farmers to sell produce without licenses Approveda


See also: Montana 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Direct democracy Permits the referendum and initiative process Approveda


See also: Oregon 1906 ballot measures

June 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Gov't Finance Maintains funds for psychiatric hospitals, deaf, mute and blind schools, penitentiaries, universities, agricultural colleges and other schools Approveda
CICA Measure 2 Suffrage Gives women the right to vote Defeatedd
CISS Measure 3 Alcohol Enables constituents in dry counties to vote on the legality of liquor in their municipalities Defeatedd
CISS Measure 4 Transportation Authorizes the state to purchase two private toll roads for $24,000 Defeatedd
CICA Measure 5 Direct Democracy Provides rules for amending the Oregon Constitution Approveda
CICA Measure 6 Local Gov't Empowers voters of every city and town to have the exclusive ability to enact and amend their municipal charter Approveda
CICA Measure 7 Gov't Salaries Empowers the state legislature to compensate the State Printer, as devised at any time by law Approveda
CICA Measure 8 Direct Democracy Creates a referendum and initiative process for local and municipal laws Approveda
CISS Measure 9 Business Prohibits public firms from issuing or furnishing any free or discounted pass, ticket or service that is not also available to the general public Approveda
CISS Measure 10 Taxes Levies a three percent fee on the gross earnings of sleeping car companies, refrigerator car companies and oil companies Approveda
CISS Measure 11 Taxes Levies a three percent tax upon the gross earnings of “express companies” and a two percent tax upon telephone and telegraph firms Approveda

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Agricultural Drainage Referendum Food & Ag Declares drainage of agricultural lands a public purpose and allows the legislature to provide funding for such projects Approveda
LRCA Superintendent Qualifications Referendum State Exec Allows for additional qualifications for superintendent of schools Approveda
LRCA Penitentiary Twine Plant Referendum Prisons Creates tax to fund a hard fiber twine and cordage plant at the state penitentiary Approveda
LRCA Municipal Courts Referendum Judiciary Provides for municipal courts in larger cities in lieu of police magistrates Approveda


See also: Washington 1906 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment to I.16 Eminent Domain Affects the exercise of the power of eminent domain Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment to XXI.1 Water Deems water usage for irrigation, mining, manufacturing and timber products a public use Defeatedd


See also: Wisconsin 1906 ballot measures

April 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Elections Approves a law to allow pocket ballot and coupon voting systems Defeatedd