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'''Forty-five (45) ballot measures''' were on statewide ballots in 1993 in '''11 states.'''
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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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| [[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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==Montana==
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==New Jersey==
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{{approved}} [[New Jersey Right of Recall, Public Question 1 (1993)]]
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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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| {{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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: ''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

November 2
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Term Limits Creates consecutive term limits for several state offices, including state legislators Approveda
BI Question 2 Environment Issues $5 million in bonds to fund the closure and remediation of municipal solid waste landfills Approveda
BI Question 3 Transportation Issues $39.5 million in bonds for improvements to highways, state and local bridges, airports, cargo ports and ferry service Approveda
BI Question 4 Water Issues $15.15 million in bonds for the construction of water pollution control facilities Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Forests & Parks Requires two-thirds vote by the legislature to reduce or change the purpose of state park, conservation or recreation land Approveda
LRSS Question 6 Nuclear Approves low-level radioactive waste disposal agreement with Texas and Vermont 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 ApprovedaOverturnedot
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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