1954 ballot measures

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70 statewide ballot questions were on the 1954 ballot in 16 states.


See also: Arizona 1954 ballot measures

Approveda Arizona Prohibition on the Sale of Alcohol to Indians (1954)


See also: Arkansas 1954 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 43 Taxes Property assessment equalization Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 44 Elections Set the length of the term of the governor at 4 years Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 45 Admin of gov't Fixed salaries for state, county and district officers Defeatedd
VR Referred Act 285 Taxes Increase in the tax on alcohol Defeatedd


See also: California 1954 ballot propositions


See also: Colorado 1954 ballot measures

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Utilities Empowers the Public Utilities Commission to regulate public utilities Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Civil Service Excludes the Director of the Water Conservation Board from civil service Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Terms Provides for four-year long terms for elected state officers Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Pension Requires income deductions from old age pensions Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Redistricting Apportions the House of Representatives based on population Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 6 Law Enforcement Authorizes the issuance of anticipation warrants for highway purposes Approveda
CICA Measure 7 Taxes Alters the taxation of personal property Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 8 Terms Provides for four-year long terms for certain county officers Approveda


See also: Idaho 1954 ballot measures

Approveda Idaho Dredge Mining Initiative (1954)


See also: Maine 1954 ballot measures

Approveda Maine Municipal Debt Limit Increase (1954)
Approveda Maine Suffrage for Native Americans Amendment (1954)


See also: Michigan 1954 ballot measures


See also: Montana 1954 ballot measures


See also: Nevada 1954 ballot measures

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 1954 ballot measures


See also: Ohio 1954 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Term limits Imposed term limits on office of Governor of Ohio and set length of term for other statewide politicians at four years Approveda
LRCA Issue 2 Ohio State Legislature Proposed four-year terms for Ohio Senate and House of Representatives Defeatedd


See also: Oklahoma 1954 ballot measures

Approveda Oklahoma State Question 359, Veto Measure (1954)
Approveda Oklahoma State Question 360, Veto Measure (1954)

Approveda Oklahoma Investment of Permanent School Funds, State Question 362 (1954)


See also: Oregon 1954 ballot measures


See also: Utah 1954 ballot measures


See also: Vermont 1954 ballot measures

Approveda Vermont Joint School Maintenance by Towns Amendment, Article 41 (1954)
Approveda Vermont Office of Profit and Trust Under Authority of Congress Amendment, Article 42 (1954)
Approveda Vermont State Militia Amendment, Article 43 (1954)


See also: Washington 1954 ballot measures


Defeatedd Washington Chiropractic Examination Standards Act, Initiative 188 (1954)
DefeateddWashington Salmon Fishing Regulations Act, Initiative 192 (1954)
Defeatedd Washington Daylight Savings Time Act, Initiative 193 (1954)
Defeatedd Washington Restriction of Television Advertising for Alcohol, Initiative 194 (1954)


Approveda Foreign Corporations Prohibited from Owning Land in Washington, Amendment 29 (1954)