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1976
1974

Alabama

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Alaska

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Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Question 1 Gov't Salaries Changes compensation and retirement regulations for various public officials Defeatedd


Kentucky

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May 27
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Creates a unified state judicial and courts system Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Extends property tax exemptions for the elderly Approveda


Maine

See also: Maine 1975 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question No. 1 Housing Issues $900,000 in bonds for renovation of student housing at University of Maine Approveda


BI Referendum Question No. 2 Transportation Issues $13.6 million in bonds for highway and bridge improvements Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Redistricting Establishes single-member districts and an apportionment commission Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Direct Democracy Clarifies the state's initiative and referendum petition procedures Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 State Exec Establishes standards to determine if governor is incapable of holding office Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 State Exec Abolishes the state's executive council and notary public Approveda


LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 5 Legislatures Provides for annual sessions of the state legislature Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1975 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Taxes Allows for special tax assessment of land devoted exclusively to outdoor recreation Defeatedd


CICA Issue 2 Taxes Provides tax incentives to industrial plants Defeatedd


CICA Issue 3 Bonds Authorizes transportation infrastructure bonds funded by a gas tax increase Defeatedd


CICA Issue 4 Welfare Allow the state, counties, and municipalities to provide housing and nursing assistance Defeatedd


CICA Issue 5 Bonds Authorizes capital improvements bonds funded by a sales and use tax increase Defeatedd


LRCA Issue 6 Elections Provides for the equal treatment of candidate names on ballots Approveda


LRCA Issue 7 Elections Requires delegates to national conventions to be chosen by voters in a manner provided by law Approveda


LRCA Issue 8 Transportation Allows state and local governments to finance the reorganization of the state's rail systems Defeatedd


LRCA Issue 9 Gambling Allows for the operation of bingo by charitable organizations for charitable purposes Approveda


Oklahoma

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Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 506 Approveda


LRCA State Question 508 Approveda


LRCA State Question 509 Approveda


LRCA State Question 510 Approveda


LRCA State Question 511 Approveda


LRCA State Question 512 Approveda


LRCA State Question 513 Approveda


LRCA State Question 514 Approveda


Texas

See also: Texas 1975 ballot measures

April 22:
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Spending State and local retirement systems Approveda


LRCA Prop 2 Admin of gov't Compensation for members of the legislature. Approveda

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Constitutional language Revise the separation of powers, legislative, and executive provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 2 Constitutional language Revise judiciary provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 3 Constitutional language Revise the voter qualifications and elections provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 4 Constitutional language Revise the education provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 5 Constitutional language Revise the finance provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 6 Constitutional language Revise the local government provisions of the Texas Constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 7 Constitutional language Revise the general provisions of the Texas constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 8 Constitutional language Revise the mode of amending provisions of the Texas Constitution. Defeatedd


Washington

See also: Washington 1975 ballot measures

November 4
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 314 Taxes Reduces special school tax levies and replaces them with a 12% excise tax on corporations Defeatedd


ITP Initiative 316 Death Penalty Mandates the death penalty in cases of first degree aggravated murder Approveda


LRSS Referendum 35 Elections Mandates that the governor fill U.S. Senate vacancies with individuals of the same political party as the incumbent Defeatedd


LRCA SJR 101 Judiciary Redefines the authorities of the Chief Justice, the Supreme Court and the District Courts; Establishes a judicial review committee and provides for certain case review rights Defeatedd


LRCA SJR 127 Legislature Creates a commission to determine legislative salaries and legislators' electoral eligibility for other offices Defeatedd


LRCA HJR 22 Education Provides governmental assistance for students of all educational institutions, rather than just public institutions Defeatedd


Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1975 ballot measures

April 1
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Spending Allows for certain debt to be excluded from municipal debt limits Defeatedd


LRCA Question 2 Spending Broadens the authority under which state funds may be appropriated to improving transportation facilities Approveda

Overturnedot

LRCA Question 3 Veterans Allows state to use funds from general obligation bonds for veteran housing loans Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Act of dueling Repeals provision that people who guilty of engaging in dueling are barred from voting or holding public office. Approveda