Missouri 1998 ballot measures

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Eight measures appeared on the ballot in Missouri's 1998 General Election. Six measures were proposed by the legislature, while two were citizen proposed initiatives. It was a successful election for sponsors and proponents, as 100% of the measures passed.

In the table below:

Type Initiative Subject Description Status
LCA Amendment 1 Election reform Changes the deadline for submitting initiative petitions from four months prior to the election to six months prior Passed
LCA Amendment 2 Education Allows school board to set operating levy no higher than $2.75 without a vote Passed
LCA Amendment 5 Local government Directs the state treasurer to prepare a written investment policy for state funds Passed
LCA Amendment 6 bond issue Allows financing of municipal or joint sewer improvement project by issuance of revenue bonds Passed
LCA Amendment 7 Natural resources Authorizes the State to issue bonds to fund distributions by the Missouri Clean Water Commission Passed
LCA Amendment 8 Civil law Permits organizations recognized as charitable or religious under federal law to sponsor raffles and sweepstakes Passed
ICA Amendment 9 Gambling Permits gambling boats in moats on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Passed
ISS Proposition A Criminal justice/animal rights Makes it a Class D felony to bait or fight animals Passed