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'''Oklahoma State Question 640''' (Initiative #348) appeared on the [[1992 ballot measures|1992]] ballot in [[Oklahoma]].  It passed, with 373,143 in favor and 290,978 opposed.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Oklahoma State Question 640''' (Initiative #348) was on the [[Oklahoma 1992 ballot measures|March 10, 1992]] ballot in [[Oklahoma]] as an {{icafull}}, where it was '''approved.'''
 
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It was an [[initiated constitutional amendment]].
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The objective of the measure was to prevent the legislature from raising taxes without approval from the voters, or 3/4 of each house of the legislature.
 
The objective of the measure was to prevent the legislature from raising taxes without approval from the voters, or 3/4 of each house of the legislature.
  
233,832 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = State Question 640
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| yes = 373,143
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| yespct = 56.2
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| no = 290,978
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| nopct = 43.8
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}}
  
 
==Opposition from Oklahoma Education Association==
 
==Opposition from Oklahoma Education Association==
  
 
In a 2008 editorial criticizing the [[Oklahoma Education Association]] for sponsoring the [[Oklahoma HOPE Ballot Initiative]], the [[Oklahoman]] says that in 1992, the OEA "opposed a public vote on State Question 640."<ref>[http://newsok.com/power-play-oea-isnt-in-the-voters-corner/article/3280983/?tm=1218295577 ''Power play: OEA isn't in the voters' corner'', August 10, 2008]</ref>
 
In a 2008 editorial criticizing the [[Oklahoma Education Association]] for sponsoring the [[Oklahoma HOPE Ballot Initiative]], the [[Oklahoman]] says that in 1992, the OEA "opposed a public vote on State Question 640."<ref>[http://newsok.com/power-play-oea-isnt-in-the-voters-corner/article/3280983/?tm=1218295577 ''Power play: OEA isn't in the voters' corner'', August 10, 2008]</ref>
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==Signatures==
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:: ''[[Oklahoma signature requirements]]''
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233,832 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot, versus a requirement of 175,656.
  
 
==External links==
 
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==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 17:15, 13 June 2012

Oklahoma State Question 640 (Initiative #348) was on the March 10, 1992 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

The objective of the measure was to prevent the legislature from raising taxes without approval from the voters, or 3/4 of each house of the legislature.

Election results

State Question 640
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 373,143 56.2%
No290,97843.8%

Opposition from Oklahoma Education Association

In a 2008 editorial criticizing the Oklahoma Education Association for sponsoring the Oklahoma HOPE Ballot Initiative, the Oklahoman says that in 1992, the OEA "opposed a public vote on State Question 640."[1]

Signatures

Oklahoma signature requirements

233,832 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot, versus a requirement of 175,656.

External links

References


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