1992 ballot measures

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1993
1991
187 ballot questions were on statewide ballots in 1992.

Arizona

Defeated
Arizona Initiative to Ban Abortion (1992)

California

See also: California 1992 ballot propositions


June 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 152 Bonds $1.9 billion for public schools Approveda
LBM Proposition 153 Bonds $900 million for higher education Approveda
LRCA Proposition 154 Taxes Allow low-income renters who purchase their residence to postpone payment of increased property taxes Defeatedd

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 155 Bonds $900 million in construction bonds for schools Approveda
LBM Proposition 156 Bonds $1 billion for rail programs Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 157 Transportation Toll roads free of tolls after 35 years Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 158 Admin of gov't Office of California Analyst to replace current California Legislative Analyst Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 159 Admin of gov't Establish Auditor General as statewide constitutional officer Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 160 Taxes Property tax exemption for surviving spouse of those killed in combat Approveda
CISS Proposition 161 Assisted suicide Mentally competent adult may request aid-in-dying Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 162 Labor PERS board sole authority for investment decisions Approveda
CICA Proposition 163 Taxes Candy, bottled water, snack foods exempt from state and local sale tax Approveda
CISS Proposition 164 Term limits Term limits on California members of U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives Approveda
CICA Proposition 165 Budget Governor can declare fiscal emergency under certain conditions Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 166 Healthcare Employers mandated to provide health insurance Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 167 Taxes Increase a variety of taxes Defeatedd

Colorado

Approved
Colorado Amendment One (1992) (spending cap)

Florida

Approved
Florida Save Our Homes Initiative (1992) (property tax relief/cap)

Maine

June 9

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Part A Development Issues $37 million bond for municipal infrastructure job projects Approveda
IndISS Question 1 Part B Bond issues Issues $42 million bond for capital improvement of transportation facilities Approveda

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Environment Issues $10 million in bonds to purchasing recycling equipment and facilities and to close municipal solid waste landfills Approveda
IndISS Question 2 Transportation Issues $6 million in bonds to help municipalities pay for the repair and improvement of port facilities Defeatedd
IndISS Question 3 Labor Issues $8 million in bonds for state facilities to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards Defeatedd
IndISS Question 4 Water Issues $12 million in bonds for the construction of water pollution control facilities Approveda
IndISS Question 5 Education Issues $9,984,000 in bonds to pay for the tuition of 3,000 unemployed Maine citizens enrolled as full-time students at technical colleges Defeatedd
IndISS Question 6 Transportation Issues $3 million in bonds for the acquisition of certain rail lines to continue of rail services in Piscataquis, Penobscot and Waldo counties Defeatedd
LRCA Question 7 Legislature Allows for deputies to temprorily fill vacancies in offices of state treasurer and secretary of state Approveda
LRCA Question 8 Gov't Finances Prohibits diversion of revenues from the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Approveda
LRCA Question 9 Gov't Finances Requires state to fund any mandates it imposed upon municipalities Approveda

Maryland

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Trials Provides that civil trials are entitled to a jury of at least six jurors Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Trials Provides that civil trials are entitled to a jury of at least six jurors Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Trials Provides that the right to a jury trial in civil cases apply only when the amount in controversy exceeds $5,000 Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Trials Provides that the right to a jury trial in civil cases apply only when the amount in controversy exceeds $5,000 Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Local gov't Increases the amount of time a charter board has to prepare a charter Approveda
VR Question 6 Abortion Revises Maryland's abortion laws to prohibit state interference with a woman's decision before fetus is viable Approveda

Massachusetts

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Taxing tobacco Placing a tax on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco Approveda
CISS Question 2 Business Regulation Requiring public reporting of corporate tax information Approveda
CISS Question 3 Recycling Requiring all packaging to be recycled or recyclable Defeatedd
CISS Question 4 Sales Tax Tax on oils and hazardous materials Defeatedd


Michigan

See also: Michigan 1992 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal A Taxes Limit annual increases in homestead property tax assessments Defeatedd
CICA Proposal B Term limits Restrict the number of times a person can be elected to state office Approveda
CICA Proposal C Taxes Exempt property from a portion of school operating property taxes Defeatedd
IndISS Proposal D Insurance Amendment to reform auto insurance statutes Defeatedd


Missouri

See also: Missouri 1992 ballot measures

August 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 5 Bond issues Allow certain political subdivisions to increase bonded indebtedness to retrofit buildings against earthquakes Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 7 Taxes Schools, city and county governments may adopt property tax increase by simple majority Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 8 Taxes Increases motor fuel tax and increase local share Approveda
LRCA Amendment 9 Taxes Limit commercial property surcharge levies Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 11 Gambling All net proceeds from state lottery to be used solely for eduction Approveda

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Taxes Amends the percentage of popular vote necessary for tax increases Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 2 Transportation Allows construction of toll roads and bridges Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Gambling Allows simulcasting of horse racing, permits off track wagering Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 4 Law enforcement Enacts "crime victims' bill of rights" Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 State budgets Creates budget stabilization fund Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 10 Bond issues Reduces the majority needed to pass bond issues to 4/7ths in the city of St. Louis Defeatedd
CICA Amendment 12 Term limits Enacts term limits on state legislature Approveda
CICA Amendment 13 Term limits Enacts term limits on Congress Approveda
LRSS Proposition A Gambling Authorizes riverboat gambling excursions on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Approveda
LRSS Proposition C Admin of Gov't Additional duties assigned to Lieutenant Governor Approveda

Montana

See also: Montana 1992 ballot measures

June 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS LR-109 Taxes Impose a levy on two mills to fund vocational and technical education. Defeatedd
LRSS LR-110 Public finance Create a 20-year fund from within the Coal Severance Tax Trust Fund to help finance local infrastructure projects. Approveda

November 3

June 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS LR-109 Taxes Imposes a two mill levy to fund vocational and technical education. Defeatedd
LRSS LR-110 Gov't finance Creates a 20-year fund from within the Coal Severance Tax Trust Fund to help finance local infrastructure projects. Approveda

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA C-22 Judiciary Changes how Montana's state judges and justices are selected or elected Approveda
LRCA C-23 Property Allows transfer of public lands at less than full market value Defeatedd
LRCA C-24 Admin of gov't Provides that at least one member of Board of Regents must be Native American Defeatedd
CICA CI-63 Gov't finance Uses the Coal Severance Tax Trust Fund Principal for local gov't facilities Defeatedd
CICA CI-64 Term limits Provides term limits for elected officials Approveda

Nevada

Nevada 1992 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judicial reform Requires that the Supreme Court Chief Justice be selected by the other members of the Court Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 2 Constitutional language Technical amendments concerning the writs of prohibition and habeas corpus Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Constitutional language Repeals an obsolete provision of the constitution Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Administration of government Removes limits on the expenses of legislators Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Budget Allows the state to engage in specified fiscal operations Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 6 Judicial reform Authorizes the establishment of a Court of Appeals Defeatedd

Ohio

See also: Ohio 1992 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ABR Constitutional Question Ohio Constitution Should be an Ohio constitutional convention Defeatedd
CICA U.S. Congress Term Limits Category:Term limits, Ohio Limit number of terms that can be served by Ohio's U.S. Congressional delegation Approveda
CICA Statewide Constitutional Officers Term Limits Category:Term limits, Ohio Limit number of terms that can be served by Lt. Gov, Secretary of State and others Approveda
CICA State Legislative Term Limits Category:Term limits, Ohio Limit number of terms that can be served in Ohio State Legislature Approveda
CISS Toxic Substance Warming Initiative Business Require businesses to place warning labels on toxic substances Defeatedd

Oklahoma

Approved
Oklahoma State Question 640 (1992)

Removed from ballot
Oklahoma State Question 642 (1992)

Oregon

Approved
Oregon Ballot Measure 3 (1992) (term limits on congressional delegation)

Defeated
Oregon Ballot Measure 9 (1992) (anti-gay rights)

South Dakota

Utah

Defeated
Utah County Option Initiative (1992)

Washington

List of Washington ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITL Initiative 134 Paycheck protection Prohibit public funding of state and local campaigns prohibited Approveda
ITP Term Limits, #573 Term limits Ballot access denied to those who have served specified length of time in political office Approveda

Wyoming

See also: Wyoming 1992 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Ban Triple Trailers Transportation Ban triple trailers on the state's roads Approveda
CISS Term Limits Term limits Term limits on state and federal politicians Approveda
CISS Railroad Regulation Business regulation New railway safety procedures Approveda