1993 ballot measures

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Forty-five (45) ballot measures were on statewide ballots in 1993 in 11 states.


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
LRSS Proposition 173 Bonds $185 million in bonds for first-time homebuyers Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 174 Education School vouchers Defeatedd


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Sales Tax, Referendum A Taxes Reinstate sales tax on tourist-related items Defeatedd


See: Maine 1993 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Term Limits Term limits Reduce terms for state legislators, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, State Auditor Approveda
LRCA State Parks Natural resources Require 2/3 vote of state legislature to reduce or change purpose of state parks, recreational lands Approveda
LRSS Bond Questions Bond issues A total of $59,650,000 in bonds distributed among three ballot questions Approveda
LRSS Radioactive Waste Transportation Interstate compact with Texas, Maine, and Vermont for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste in Texas Approveda


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


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

New Jersey

Approveda New Jersey Right of Recall, Public Question 1 (1993)


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Park Bonds Act Bond issue Authorize bonds for improving state and local parks Approveda


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1, June Elections Voter approval of urban renewal bond repayments Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 1, November Taxes 5% sales tax, funds to go to public schools Defeatedd

South Dakota

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Deadwood Gambling, Referred Law 1 Gambling Revise laws on gambling in Deadwood to allow more gambling Defeatedd


See: Texas 1993 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 (May) Taxes Limited redistribution of ad valorem taxes Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 (May) Education Exempt schools from obligation of unfunded mandates Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 (May) Bonds $750 million in bonds to assist school districts Defeatedd
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 Judicial reform 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


See Washington 1993 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP "Three Strikes", #593 Judicial reform Mandatory life in prison for those convicted of three offenses deemed serious Approveda
ITP Tax and Spending Cap, #601 Taxes State expenditures limited by inflation rates and population growth Approveda
ITP Tax and Spending Limits, #602 Taxes State revenue collection, state expenditures limited by factor based on personal income Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 87 Judicial reform Jurisdiction in cases in equity to include district courts as well as superior courts Approveda
LRCA Amendment 88 Religion Allow counties and public hospital districts to employ chaplains Approveda

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