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

Maryland

See also: Maryland 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Adds a judge to the 6th Judicial Circuit Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Legislature Allows the governor to fill vacancies in the General Assembly Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Legislature Removes provision that allows the general assembly to grant charters for banking purposes Approveda

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 1936 ballot measures

November 3
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Property Authorizes the legislature to exchange state public lands for federal lands Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Exempts personal property from taxation Defeatedd

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