1913 ballot measures

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See also: Maine 1913 ballot measures

September 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question No. 1 Property Provides for the classification of property for tax purposes Approveda

LRCA Question No. 2 Direct Democracy Permits voting upon amendments to the constitution at regulation elections Approveda


See also: Ohio 1913 ballot measures

November 4

Proposed amendment ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Elections Provides for use of short ballots for state officer elections Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 2 Elections Provides for the use of short ballots for county and township officer elections Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Provides tax exemption for city, village, hamlet, township, road district, and school bonds Defeatedd

LRCA Amendment 4 Civil rights Allows for women to be appointed as members of government commissions and boards related to women and children Approveda

CICA Amendment 5 Legislature Reduces the size of the Ohio General Assembly Defeatedd

Proposed law ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Law 1 Alcohol Prohibits the transportation of liquor into areas where sales are prohibited Defeatedd

Note: The initiated statute was on separate ballot from the proposed amendments in the election.


See also: Oklahoma 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 46 Transportation Consolidation rights of railroads and other transportation companies Approveda

VR State Question 47 Regulations Health and safety of coal miners Approveda

LRCA State Question 57 Taxes Property taxes levied on railroad and pipeline companies go into the Common School Fund Approveda

LRCA State Question 58 Admin of gov't Give counties the right to abolish township governments Approveda

LRCA State Question 60 Admin of gov't Creation of a State Board of Agriculture Approveda


See also: Oregon 1913 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Gov't Finances Creates a state university building repair fund for the purpose of providing funds for repairs and additions to state university buildings Approveda

VR Measure 2 Gov't Finances Funds the construction and furnishing of a modern fire-proof administration and class-room building for the University of Oregon by appropriating $100,000 Approveda

VR Measure 3 Law Enforcement Authorizes the State Board of Health to order sterilization surgeries on “habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts” Defeatedd

VR Measure 4 Admin of Gov't Provides a District Attorney for each county in Oregon and fixes the position's salary Approveda

VR Measure 5 Labor Creates the State Industrial Accident Commission and provides a fund for the compensation of injured laborers employed in hazardous occupations Approveda


See also: Texas 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 2 Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 3 Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 4 Defeatedd


See also: Vermont 1913 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal 2 State executive Regarding gubernatorial veto powers Approveda

LRCA Proposal 3 State legislature Regarding the timing of State Legislative sessions Approveda

LRCA Proposal 4 State legislature Regarding recording and publication of the voting in the general assembly Approveda

LRCA Proposal 5 Law enforcement Regarding limiting the legislature ability to declare guilt in felonies cases or mitigate felony convictions Approveda

LRCA Proposal 7 Admin of gov't Creates general rules regarding charters for political subdivisions Approveda

LRCA Proposal 8 State judiciary "Justice" used to designate supreme court judges Approveda

LRCA Proposal 9 Welfare Provides for workers' compensation Approveda

LRCA Proposal 10 Constitutional language Allows for revision of Chapter 2 of the State Constitution Approveda