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'''Forty-five (45) ballot measures''' were on statewide ballots in 1993 in '''11 states.'''
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==California==
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:: ''See also: [[California 1993 ballot propositions]]''
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| [[California Proposition 168 (1993)|Proposition 168]]
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| [[:Category:Elections and campaigns, California|Elections]]
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| Eliminate requirement that low-rent housing project be approved by a vote of the people where project is to be located.
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| [[California Proposition 169, the "Budget Implementation Amendment" (1993)|Proposition 169]]
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| [[:Category:State budgets, California|State budget]]
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| Authorize annual budget implementation bill to over more than a single subject.
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| [[California Proposition 170, Simple Majority Vote Needed to Approve School Bonds (1993)|Proposition 170]]
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| [[:Category:Taxes, California|Taxes]]
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| Allow [[California school bond elections|school bond measures]] to be approved by a simple majority vote
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| [[California Proposition 171, Property Tax Assessments of Replacement Properties (1993)|Proposition 171]]
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| [[:Category:Taxes, California|Taxes]]
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| Allows property owners to transfer assessed value of original property to a replacement property
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| [[California Proposition 172, Sales Tax Increase (1993)|Proposition 172]]
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| [[:Category:Taxes, California|Taxes]]
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| Add a 1/2% state [[sales tax]] targeted for local public safety
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| [[California Proposition 173, Housing Bond Act (1993)|Proposition 173]]
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| [[:Category:Bond issues, California|Bonds]]
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| $185 million in bonds for first-time homebuyers
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| [[California Proposition 174, School Vouchers (1993)|Proposition 174]]
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| [[:Category:Education, California|Education]]
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| School vouchers
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==Colorado==
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| {{lrss}} || [[Colorado Sales Tax Increase, Referendum A (1993)|Sales Tax, Referendum A]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Colorado|Taxes]] || Reinstate [[sales tax]] on tourist-related items || align="center" | {{defeated}}
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==Maine==
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:: ''See: [[Maine 1993 ballot measures]]''
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| [[initiative|CISS]] || [[Maine Term Limits, Question 1 (1993)|Term Limits]] || [[:Category:Term limits, Maine|Term limits]] || Reduce terms for [[Maine State Legislature|state legislators]], Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, State Auditor || {{ap}}
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|[[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LRCA]] || [[Maine State Park Amendment (1993)|State Parks]] || [[:Category:Natural resources, Maine|Natural resources]] || Require 2/3 vote of state legislature to reduce or change purpose of state parks, recreational lands ||  align="center" | {{approved}}
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| [[legislative referral|LRSS]] || [[Maine Bond Questions (1993)|Bond Questions]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, Maine|Bond issues]] || A total of $59,650,000 in bonds distributed among '''three ballot questions''' || align="center" | {{approved}}
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|  [[legislative referral|LRSS]] || [[Maine Radioactive Waste Referendum (1993)|Radioactive Waste]] || [[:Category:Transportation|Transportation]] || Interstate compact with [[Texas]], [[Maine]], and [[Vermont]] for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste in Texas || align="center" | {{approved}}
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==Michigan==
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==Montana==
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:: ''See also: [[Montana 1993 ballot measures]]''
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==New Jersey==
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{{approved}} [[New Jersey Right of Recall, Public Question 1 (1993)]]
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==Ohio==
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| {{lrca}} || [[Ohio Park Bonds Act (1993)|Park Bonds Act]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, Ohio|Bond issue]] || Authorize bonds for improving state and local parks || {{ap}}
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==Oregon==
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| {{lrca}} || [[Oregon Ballot Measure 1 (June 1993)|Measure 1, June]] || [[:Category:Elections and campaigns, Oregon|Elections]] || Voter approval of urban renewal bond repayments  || {{d}}
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| {{lrca}} || [[Oregon Ballot Measure 1 (November 1993)|Measure 1, November]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Oregon|Taxes]] || 5% [[sales tax]], funds to go to public schools  || {{d}}
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==South Dakota==
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==Washington==
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: ''See [[:Category:Washington 1993 ballot measures|Washington 1993 ballot measures]]''
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington "Three Strikes", Initiative 593 (1993)|"Three Strikes", #593]] || [[:Category:Judicial reform, Washington|Judicial reform]] || Mandatory life in prison for those convicted of three offenses deemed serious || {{ap}}
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 601 (1993)|Tax and Spending Cap, #601]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Washington|Taxes]] || State expenditures limited by inflation rates and population growth  || {{ap}}
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| [[Initiatives to the People (Washington)|ITP]] || [[Washington Tax & Spending Limits, Initiative 602 (1993)|Tax and Spending Limits, #602]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Washington|Taxes]] || State revenue collection, state expenditures limited by factor based on personal income  || {{d}}
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| {{lrca}} || [[Washington District Court Jurisdiction, Amendment 87 (1993)|Amendment 87]] || [[:Category:Judicial reform, Washington|Judicial reform]] || Jurisdiction in cases in equity to include district courts as well as superior courts || {{ap}}
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| {{lrca}} || [[Washington Chaplains, Amendment 88 (1993)|Amendment 88]] || [[:Category:Religion, Washington|Religion]] || Allow counties and public hospital districts to employ chaplains  || {{ap}}
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin 1993 ballot measures]]''
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Latest revision as of 18:26, 17 January 2012

1994
1992

Fifty-two ballot measures were on statewide ballots in 1993 in 12 states.

California

See also: California 1993 ballot propositions

Type Title Subject Description Outcome


LRCA Proposition 168 Elections Eliminate requirement that low-rent housing project be approved by a vote of the people where project is to be located. Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 169 State budget Authorize annual budget implementation bill to over more than a single subject. Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 170 Taxes Allow school bond measures to be approved by a simple majority vote Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 171 Taxes Allows property owners to transfer assessed value of original property to a replacement property Approveda
LRCA Proposition 172 Taxes Add a 1/2% state sales tax targeted for local public safety Approveda
LBM Proposition 173 Bonds $185 million in bonds for first-time homebuyers Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 174 Education School vouchers Defeatedd


Colorado

See also: Colorado 1993 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum A Taxes Reinstates sales tax on tourist-related items Defeatedd

Maine

See also: Maine 1993 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Term limits Reduce terms for state legislators, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, State Auditor Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Natural resources Require 2/3 vote of state legislature to reduce or change purpose of state parks, recreational lands Approveda


BI Question 3 Bonds $5 million in bonds for solid waste landfills Approveda


BI Question 4 Bonds $39.5 million in bonds for transportation projects Approveda


BI Question 5 Bonds $15.15 in bonds for water pollution control Approveda


VR Question 6 Transportation Interstate compact with Texas, Maine, and Vermont for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste in Texas Approveda


Michigan

See also: Michigan 1993 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal A Taxes Increase state sales tax, limit property tax assessments Defeatedd


Montana

See also: Montana 1993 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS LR-111, Sales Tax Taxes Increase sales tax Defeatedd


New Jersey

See also: New Jersey 1993 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Public Question 1 Elections Provide for the recall election of elected officials Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 1993 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Bond issue Authorize bonds for improving state and local parks Approveda


Oregon

See also: Oregon 1993 ballot measures

June 29
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Taxes Allows local voters to authorize taxes outside limitations to repay urban renewal bonds Defeatedd


November 9

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Taxes Institutes a 5% sales tax to provide additional funding to public schools Defeatedd


South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 1993 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referred Law 1 Gambling Increases the limits on maximum bets and number of machines for gaming in Deadwood Defeatedd


Texas

See also: Texas 1993 ballot measures

May 1:
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Taxes Limited redistribution of ad valorem taxes Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 2 Education Exempt schools from obligation of unfunded mandates Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 3 Bonds $750 million in bonds to assist school districts Defeatedd


November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds $50 million of bonds for state economy Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 2 Environment Promote reduction of pollution and job preservation Approveda


LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of gov't Clearing land titles in Fort Bend and Austin Counties Approveda


LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Prohibit a personal income tax without voter approval Approveda


LRCA Proposition 5 Legislature Allow legislature to prescribe sheriff qualifications Approveda


LRCA Proposition 6 Admin of gov't Abolish office of county surveyor in Jackson County Approveda


LRCA Proposition 7 Regulation Repeal restrictions on corporations to raise capital Approveda


LRCA Proposition 8 Admin of gov't Abolish office of county surveyor in McLennan County Approveda


LRCA Proposition 9 Admin of gov't Provisions for redemption of real property Approveda


LRCA Proposition 10 Bonds I$750 million in bonds to Veterans' Land Fund Approveda


LRCA Proposition 11 Admin of gov't Local public pension system Approveda


LRCA Proposition 12 Judiciary Permit the denial of bail to certain persons Approveda


LRCA Proposition 13 Education Funding for higher education Approveda


LRCA Proposition 14 Bonds $1 billion bonds for facilities of corrections Approveda


LRCA Proposition 15 Elections Permit voters to abolish office of surveyor Approveda


LRCA Proposition 16 Bonds $100 million bonds to Texas Agricultural Fund Defeatedd


Washington

See also: Washington 1993 ballot measures

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 593 Law Enforcement Establishes a "three strikes" law for criminals thrice convicted of serious offenses Approveda


ITP Initiative 601 Taxes Limits state expenditures to rate of inflation and population growth Approveda

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ITP Initiative 602 Taxes Limits tax collections and expenditures based on personal income Defeatedd


LRCA HJR 4200 Religion Allows counties and public hospital to employ chaplains Approveda


LRCA HJR 4201 Judiciary Gives District Courts jurisdiction in cases in equity Approveda


Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 1993 ballot measures

April 6
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Law enforcement Grants certain rights to the victims of crime Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Gambling Prohibits the expansion of allowed forms of gambling Approveda


AQ Question 1 Gambling Asks if casinos should be allowed on excursion vessels operating in the state Defeatedd


AQ Question 2 Gambling Asks if a constitutional amendment should restrict gambling casinos in the state Approveda


AQ Question 3 Gambling Asks if video gambling should be allowed in the state Defeatedd


AQ Question 4 Gambling Asks if voters favor continuing to allow pari-mutuel on-track betting in the state Approveda


AQ Question 5 Gambling Asks if voters favor continuing to allow the state-operated lottery Approveda


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