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California 1926 ballot propositions

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28 statewide ballot propositions were on the November 2, 1926 ballot in California.

  • 16 were approved
  • 12 were defeated

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 1 Bonds $20 million in bonds to assist veterans in purchasing homes and farms Approveda

LRCA Proposition 2 Taxes Taxes on companies that provide highway transportation as common carriers Approveda

VR Proposition 3 Regulations Laws governing oleomargarine Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 4 Taxes Imposition of a gasoline tax, with revenues to go to highway construction Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 5 Salaries Salaries of state executive officers Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 6 Gambling Regulation and licensing of horse racing and pari-mutuel betting on horse racing Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes Taxation of short line steam railroads Approveda

CICA Proposition 8 Transportation Appropriation of $5 million annually for 12 years for highway construction Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 9 Alcohol Repeal the Wright Act (1922) (that is, repeal of alcohol prohibition) Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 10 Bonds $8.5 million in bonds for state buildings and university buildings Approveda

LRCA Proposition 11 Taxes Tax exemption for non-profit educational institutions of secondary grade, accredited to the University of California Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 12 Taxes Tax exemption for veterans disabled in time of peace; others Approveda

LRCA Proposition 13 Elections "No alien ineligible to citizenship shall ever exercise the privileges of an elector in this state" Approveda

LRCA Proposition 14 Regulations An increase of stock or bonded indebtedness of a corporation must be assented to by two-thirds of holders Approveda

LRCA Proposition 15 Education Incorporation and organization of public school districts Approveda

LRCA Proposition 16 Salaries Salaries of judges Defeatedd

CICA Proposition 17 Education Copies of the Bible must be in every public school Defeatedd

CICA Proposition 18 Utilities Creation of a Water and Power Board authorized to "develop and distribute water and electric energy" Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 19 Judiciary Pensions for state judges who have served at least twenty-four years Defeatedd

CICA Proposition 20 Redistricting Redistricting commission composed of the Secretary of State, Attorney General and Surveyor General Defeatedd

LRCA Proposition 21 Bonds For a political subdivision to take on debt, the voters must approve by a 2/3rds supermajority vote Approveda

LRCA Proposition 22 Taxes Immature forest trees exempted from taxation Approveda

LRCA Proposition 23 Elections Candidates for nonpartisan office who receive majority at the primary are to be declared elected Approveda

LRCA Proposition 24 Water Irrigation districts may acquire stock of corporations owning water rights Approveda

LRCA Proposition 25 Taxes Tax exemption for non-profit funeral homes and cemeteries Approveda

LRCA Proposition 26 Judiciary Trial court powers for appellate courts Approveda

LRCA Proposition 27 Judiciary Creation of a Judicial Council to regulate court practices and procedures Approveda

CICA Proposition 28 Redistricting A state legislative redistricting commission with power to act if legislature fails to redistrict Approveda

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