Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




1936 ballot measures

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 22:31, 20 February 2012 by JWilliams (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
1937
1935

Arizona

See also: Arizona 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Proposition 1 Labor Redefines rules and regulations regarding workers' compensation insurance Defeatedd


Arkansas

See also: Arkansas 1936 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Redistricting Provides for the Board of Apportionment to apportion representatives and senators Approveda


CICA Amendment 2 Taxes Exempts homesteads from certain state taxes Approveda


California

See also: California 1936 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Proposition 1 Taxes Single tax on land to replace sales tax (removed from ballot by California Supreme Court) Removed
CICA Proposition 2 Taxes State income tax can only be imposed following an affirmative majority statewide vote of the people Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 3 Alcohol Creation of an Alcoholic Beverage Commission to regulate commerce in liquor Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 4 Resources Tideland surface oil drilling prohibited; slant drilling from uplands authorized Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 5 Bonds Los Angeles County, if voters approve, can borrow $5 million to commemorate completion of Boulder Dam Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 6 Local governance Process to amend Los Angeles Charter to allow Boulder Dam commemoration activities Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 7 Labor County and municipal office appointments must be based on integrity, character, merit, fitness and industry Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 8 Elections State legislature authorized to provide for the registration of voters Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 9 Alcohol Establish the so-called "local option" for regulation of sale of alcoholic beverages Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 10 Taxes Allowable uses of revenue from motor vehicle fuel taxes and license fees Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 11 Education Creation of a State Tenure Board to oversee tenure of public school teachers Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 12 Judiciary Create a Court of Criminal Appeals Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 13 Eminent domain Power of eminent domain can be used to acquire land for expositions and fairs Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 14 Local governance Method to establish a consolidated city and county government Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 15 Transportation State aid to reduce liens on real estate imposed to pay for street and highway improvements Approveda


LRCA Proposition 16 Water Acquisition of water and water rights by water districts and water conservation districts Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 17 Taxes Method of calculating taxes owed on unsecured property Approveda


VR Proposition 18 Taxes Tax on oleomargarine Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 19 Legislature Expenses to index and print legislative bills, histories, resolutions and constitutional amendments Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 20 Culture Allow exhibitions at publicly-owned museums and art galleries to be managed by non-profit corporations Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 21 Law enforcement Allow the establishment of penal institutions specifically for women Approveda


VR Proposition 22 Taxes State license, and payment of license fees, required to operate a retail store Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 23 Admin of gov't Convert Railroad Commission to Public Service Commission Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 24 Local governance Procedures for holding elections to adopt county and city charters Approveda


Colorado

See also: Colorado 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Measure 1 Taxes Imposes an ownership tax on motor vehicles Approveda


CISS Measure 2 Health Care Provides public assistance to indigent tubercular residents Approveda


CICA Measure 3 Taxes Limits tax rates for all purposes to 20 mills in cities and towns of the first class Defeatedd


CICA Measure 4 Taxes Empowers the General Assembly to provide for an income tax within limitations Defeatedd


CICA Measure 5 Pension Provides for a $45.00 per month pension for the elderly Approveda


CISS Measure 6 Labor Amends the “workmen’s compensation act to benefit employees” Approveda


LRCA Measure 7 Civil Rights Permits women to serve on juries Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 8 Taxes Empowers the General Assembly to provide for a graduated state income tax Approveda


LRCA Measure 9 Taxes Exempts churches, schools and cemeteries from property taxes Approveda


Florida

See also: Florida 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment Local Gov't Gives the Legislature power to establish, alter or abolish, a Municipal corporation known as the City of Key West Approveda


LRCA Amendment Welfare Establishes a statewide social security system Approveda


Idaho

See also: Idaho 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 1 Judiciary Enlarges jurisdiction of Supreme Court Approveda


LRCA SJR 1 Property Gives the legislature the authority to exchange granted lands for other lands Approveda


VR REFER 1 Taxes Confirms an existing two percent sales tax Defeatedd


Maine

See also: Maine 1936 ballot measures

September 14
Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Question No. 5 Hunt and Fish Relates to the issuance of hunting and fishing licenses to residents Approveda


CISS Question No. 6 Gov't Finance Prevents diversions of the general highway fund Approveda


Missouri

See also: Missouri 1936 ballot measures

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Gov't Salaries Authorizes a salary of $125 per month plus travel expenses for the general assembly Defeatedd


LRCA Issue 2 Pension Authorizes local governments to issue pensions to firefighters Approveda


CICA Issue 3 Hunting Creates the the Conservation Commission pertaining to fish, game and forestry Approveda


CICA Issue 4 Admin of Gov't Creates the Conservation Commission Approveda


Montana

See also: Montana 1936 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Montana IR-36, Health Certificates Required for Marriage (1936) Marriage Health certificates required for marriage Defeatedd


VR Montana IR-37, State Insurance for Public Buildings (1936) Business regulation State insurance for public buildings Defeatedd


Nevada

See also: Nevada 1936 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
Old Age Pensions Pension Relating to pensions Defeatedd


North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1936 ballot measures

June 24
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum Property Deals with the assessment of property values Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum Elections Deals with the election terms of county officials Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum Admin of Gov't Deals with sales or rentals of state lands designated for school or university use Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum Admin of Gov't Deals with the sales of school and public lands Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum Direct Democracy Increases initiative and referendum signature requirements to 20,000 Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum Taxes Keeps a 1935 income tax measure Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum Business Regulates livestock packing plant practices Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum Local Gov't Delineates jurisdictions of police magistrates and city justices Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum Alcohol Grants more municipal control regarding liquor sales Defeatedd


CISS Initiative Elections Abolishes the use of absent voters ballots Defeatedd


CISS Initiative Elections Makes it it unlawful to expend federal funds in the state for political purposes Defeatedd


November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Initiative Alcohol Legalizes the sale of liquor and allocating the tax and license revenue for apportionment to Counties to reduce real estate taxes Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Banking Eliminates additional liability of stockholders authorized to receive money on deposits Approveda


CICA Amendment 2 Taxes Prohibits tax on food sold for off premise consumption Approveda


Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 1936 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Question 222 Alcohol Repeals the state prohibition amendment, and replace it with lesser alcohol regulation laws Defeatedd


CICA Question 225 Welfare Creates and funds of state social security and public welfare programs Approveda


CICA/SS Question 226 Welfare Creates and funds of state social security and public welfare programs Approveda


CISS Question 230 Admin of gov't Defines the duties of, and allot funds to, the State Conservation Commission Defeatedd


Oregon

See also: Oregon 1936 ballot measures

January 31
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Measure 1 Elections Moves primary nominating elections from May to the first Friday after the first Monday in September Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 2 Gov't Salaries Provides that legislative compensation be determined by law, rather than amendment Defeatedd


LRSS Measure 3 Taxes Imposes a 2% sales tax on retail sales and a 0.25% sales tax on wholesale sales for the purpose of providing funds for public assistance to the elderly, children and the blind Defeatedd


VR Measure 4 Education Authorizes public higher educational institutions to collect a $5 per term activity fee from students Defeatedd


November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Welfare Reduces the eligibility age of old age public assistance from 70 to 65 Defeatedd


CICA Measure 2 Business Forbids regulation of any commercial advertisement as long as the advertisement is true Defeatedd


CICA Measure 3 Taxes Authorizes any school district having over 100,000 people to levy taxes for 1937 that are no more than 80% of the total 1932 tax levy of a given district Defeatedd


CISS Measure 4 War & Peace Disallows military courses, drills and services as requirements for higher education degrees Defeatedd


CICA Measure 5 Taxes Limits and reduces the total permissible state tax on real and tangible property to six mills per dollar of assessed and equalized valuation thereof Defeatedd


CISS Measure 6 Energy Allows the state to purchase electric energy from and secure building of transmission lines by the United States, to develop hydroelectric power and authorize such development to be financed by state bonds Defeatedd


CICA Measure 7 Admin of Gov't Provides that the board of control shall administer laws which may be enacted regarding state hydroelectric power Defeatedd


CISS Measure 8 Banking Creates a state owned and operated “Bank of Oregon” Defeatedd


Vermont

See also: Vermont 1936 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Forests and parks Vermont Green Mountain Parkway Act Defeatedd
Effective date of April 1, 1941

Washington

See also: Washington 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 101 Civil Service Establishes a civil service system for the state, counties, cities, schools, public libraries, parks and ports Defeatedd


ITP Initiative 114 Taxes Limits the tax levy on property for state, county, city, school district and road districts to forty mills and limits the tax levy for public universities to two mills Approveda


ITP Initiative 115 Pension Establishes a system of pensions for the elderly Defeatedd


ITP Initiative 119 Public Works Creates Production for Use Districts to produce and distribute commodities and employ the unemployed Defeatedd


LRSS Referendum 4 Gov't Finances Establishes a fund for flood control mechanisms through the issuance of bonds and tax levies Defeatedd


LRCA SJR 7 Taxes Establishes uniform taxation policies within the state and empowers the legislature to provide a graduated net income tax and exemptions Defeatedd


LRCA SJR 20 Gov't Salaries Compensates state legislators ten dollars per day Defeatedd


LRCA HJR 10 Energy Authorizes the state to engage in the production and distribution or electric energy Defeatedd


Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Gov't Accountability Amends a ban on public officials receiving free passes and other privileges to exclude public notaries and certain railroad and public utility employees Approveda