Oklahoma Voter Approval for Tax Increases, State Question 640 (March 1992)

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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.

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