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1929

Arizona

See also: Arizona 1930 ballot measures

November 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Wages Mandates equal pay for members on the same board, commission or court Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Suffrage Excludes those who do not pay property taxes from voting on bond issues or special assessments Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Redistricting Redistricts the state senators and representatives by county Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Public Works Requires U.S. citizenship for an individual to acquire public works employment Approveda
CICA Proposition 5 Bonds Authorizes the issuance and sale of bonds for highway construction Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 6 Taxes Provides that no direct tax shall be imposed upon motor vehicles Defeatedd

California

See also: California 1930 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 1 Bonds $20 million in bonds for veterans to purchase farms and homes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Tax revenue from premiums of fire insurance companies distributed to firemens' funds of political subdivisions Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Salaries Compensation of State Executive Officers Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Tax on street railways set at 4.25% of their gross receipts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Labor Provide for payment of retirement salaries to state employees Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Taxes If state acquires toll bridge properties, it will pay property taxes on them to the relevant local jurisdiction Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 7 DST Establish Daylight Savings Time in California from late April through late September Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 8 Taxes Tax exemption for hospitals and sanitoriums Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 9 Bonds $10 million of bonds for San Francisco Harbor improvements Approveda
CISS Proposition 10 Regulations Changes in the state's Usury Law Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 11 Hunting Create a Fish and Game Commission to regulate hunting and fishing Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 12 Legislature State legislature authorized to employ officers, employees and attaches Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 13 State budget State funds can be used to indemnify owners of livestock taken or slaughtered to prevent the spread of disease Approveda
CISS Proposition 14 Elections Laws governing voter registration Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Taxes Tax exemption for the Huntington Library and Art Gallery Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Regulations Rules governing the formation, organization and regulation of corporations Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Taxes Taxation of Ocean Marine Insurers Approveda
LRCA Proposition 18 Taxes Taxes on motor vehicles Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 19 Judiciary Justices and judges of California courts can't serve in other public offices Approveda
LRCA Proposition 20 Executive branch The state legislature's powers with respect to the Governor's Council Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 21 Taxes State to reimburse counties for property taxes not collected by the county because the state received the tax Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 22 Elections Elections on proposed amendments to municipal charters Approveda
LRCA Proposition 23 Constitution A constitutional convention shall be held Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 24 Judiciary Judges who leave state for more than 60 days forfeit their office Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 25 Elections Length of residency required for voter eligibility Approveda
CISS Proposition 26 Regulations Stores cannot be open on Sundays Defeatedd

Colorado

See also: Colorado 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
ConCon Measure 1 Con Con Calls for a state constitutional convention Defeatedd
CICA Measure 2 Education Provides for the election of a State Board of Education and for the appointment of a Commission of Education in lieu of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Defeatedd

Florida

See also: Florida 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Bonds Requires voter approval for counties, districts, and municipalities to issue bonds in elections where a majority of qualified local property owners vote Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Allows for a state inheritance tax up to the same rate as the federal government tax rate Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Exempts certain industrial plants from taxation for fifteen years Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Taxes States that motor vehicles shall only be subject to one tax, a license or tag tax Approveda

Idaho

See also: Idaho 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 5 Healthcare Repeals section on Board of Directors of insane asylum Approveda

Maryland

See also: Maryland 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Gov't finances Gives legislature the power to authorize deputies to work on behalf of the Treasury Department Approveda
ABR Amendment 2 ConCon Asks voters if a convention is needed to amend or re-write the Constitution Approveda

Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Redistricting Reapportions senatorial, representative and councillor districts Approveda
IndISS Question 2 Alcohol Repeals the prohibition of alcohol Approveda
IndISS Question 3 Hunt & Fish Regulates the use of trapping devices in hunting Approveda

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Replaces court commissioners with associate supreme court justices Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Property Authorizes the legislature to exchange state public lands for federal lands Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Business Limits the liability of stockholders in corporations Approveda

Missouri

See also: Missouri 1930 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Gov't Salaries Increases salary of general assembly Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 2 Taxes Exempts certain monies used for real estate loans from taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Issue 3 Bonds Stipulates that utilities bonds be paid within fifty years of issuance Defeatedd
CISS Issue 4 Labor Repeals 1927 Workmen's Compensation Act Defeatedd
CICA Issue 5 Local Gov't Allows for City of Greater St. Louis charter Defeatedd
CICA Issue 6 Eminent Domain Creates power of eminent domain in Missouri Defeatedd
CICA Issue 7 Local Gov't Repeals 1927 Workmen's Compensation Act Defeatedd

Montana

See also: Montana 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS R-33 Bonds Issues bonds for several state educational institutions Approveda
LRSS R-34 Agrictulture Enacts a levy for university, agricultural and extension service Approveda

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1930 ballot measures

June 25
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum Term Limits Increased the district court justice terms from four to six years Approveda
LRCA Referendum Term Limits Increased the state supreme court justice terms from six to ten years Approveda
LRSS Referendum Admin of Gov't Replaces five-member Game and Fish Board of Control with singular Game and Fish Commissioner Approveda
LRSS Referendum Banking Repeals the Depositor's Guaranty Fund Approveda


CISS Initiative Rules about Sunday Permits the operation of motion picture theaters on Sunday after 1:30 p.m Defeatedd
CISS Initiative Taxes Increases the state gasoline tax from two to four cents Defeatedd

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Initiative Term Limits Lengthens the terms of state and county officials from two to four years Defeatedd

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Provides that at least half of income and inheritance taxes collected by the state be returned to the locality where collected Approveda

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 122 State exec Provides guidelines for eligibility for state executive officials Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 158 Education Relieves the State Board of Agriculture of its duties as a Board of Regents of the State Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges Defeatedd
LRCA State Question 159 Education Provides for a Board of Regents for the University of Oklahoma Defeatedd

Oregon

See also: Oregon 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Bonds Repeals the ability of irrigation and drainage districts to issue and sell bonds Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 State Exec Provides for the creation of an executive state cabinet appointed by the governor and approved by the senate Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Veterans Extends the privilege of securing state loans under the soldiers’ bonus law to residents who served in the Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection or Boxer Rebellion Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Taxes Authorizes the legislature to classify motor vehicles by use, value and depreciation for the purposes of taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Taxes Authorizes the legislature to classify motor vehicles by use, value and depreciation for the purposes of taxation Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 6 Legislature Allows the process of filling vacancies in the state legislature to be determined by law Approveda
LRCA Measure 7 Gov't Salaries Fixes the compensation of legislators at $500 for the term of two years and gives presiding officers one-half more Defeatedd
VR Measure 8 Judiciary Provides two additional judges of the circuit court for the fourth judicial district in Multnomah County Defeatedd
VR Measure 9 Taxes Levies an annual progressive state net income tax on residents and provides exemptions to such tax Approveda
CICA Measure 10 Tobacco Prohibits cigarettes and provides punishments for violating the provision Defeatedd
CICA Measure 11 Hunt & Fish Bans fishing in the Rogue River watershed, except with rod, line and hooks, and provides punishments for violating the provision Defeatedd
CICA Measure 12 State Exec Creates the office of lieutenant governor Defeatedd
CICA Measure 13 Utilities Authorizes the creation of utility districts for the purpose of supplying water and electric energy Approveda

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Suspension of Sentence Trials Permits suspension of sentence on first conviction Approveda
LRCA Collection of Fines Local gov't Gives fines to county where collected Approveda
LRCA Property for School Taxation Taxes Allows legislature to classify property for school taxation Approveda
LRCA Tax on Rural Credit Lands Taxes Allows local taxing districts to tax rural credit lands Approveda
LRCA State Salaries Gov't salaries Allows legislature to fix state salaries Defeatedd
VR Motor Vehicle Registration Transportation Provides for registration tax on motor vehicles Defeatedd

Washington

See also: Washington 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 57 Redistricting Provides for 46 districts and members in the State Senate and 46 districts and 99 members in the Washington House of Representatives Approveda
ITL Initiative 1 Utilities Authorizes the creation of public utility districts to produce and distribute water and electricity Approveda
LRCA SJR 10 Gov't Salaries Compensates members of the state legislature $500 annually Defeatedd
LRCA HJR 13 Legislature Fills legislative vacancies with county commissioners appointed by boards of county commissioners Approveda
LRCA Amendment to VII.1-4 Taxes Categorizes property into different types for the purpose of taxation Approveda

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1930 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 State executive officials Authorizes item vetoes of appropriation bills Approveda