1993 ballot measures

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1994
1992

Forty-five 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

June 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS LR-111 Taxes Increases the 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

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum 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 Sets minimum and maximum tax rates levied by county education districts Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Education Exempts schools from obligation of unfunded state educational mandates Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Bonds Issues bonds to assist school districts Defeatedd

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Bonds Issues bonds for the recovery and development of the state economy Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Exempts property used for pollution control from taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of gov't Provides for clearing of land titles in Fort Bend and Austin Counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Prohibits a personal income tax without voter approval Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Law enforcement Allow thes legislature to prescribe sheriff qualifications Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Local gov't Abolishes the office of county surveyor in Jackson County Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Business reg Repeals restrictions on corporations to raise capital Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Local gov't Abolishes the office of county surveyor in McLennan County Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Property Modifies provisions for redemption of real property Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Bonds Issues additional bonds for Veterans' Land Fund and Veterans' Housing Assistance Fund Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Pension Provides that the public pension system be administered for the benefit of the participants Approveda
LRCA Proposition 12 Law enforcement Permits the denial of bail to certain persons Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Gov't finances Relates to the expenditure of funding for higher education Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Bonds Issues additional bonds for corrections facilities Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Elections Permits voters to abolish office of surveyor Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Bonds Authorizes bonds to be issued or sold to finance the 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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