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November 1956 General

Initiative to the People 198
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For32965331.86%
Against70490368.14%
Ballot Title:
AFFECTING EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS An act defining the terms "employer" and "labor organization" and declaring unlawful certain agreements and practices relating to membership in such an organization, payments to such an organization as a condition of employment, discrimination and coercion in connection with employment, and providing civil actions and criminal penalties for violations.
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Initiative to the People 199
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For44812152.45%
Against40628747.55%
Ballot Title:
LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT AND REDISTRICTING An act relating to the state legislature and legislative districts; defining forty-nine senatorial and representative districts; creating three new legislative districts; providing for the number and apportionment of the members of the legislature; increasing the membership of the state senate by three members; substituting census tracts as established by the United States Bureau of the Census for precincts as the basic geographical units from which legislative districts are formed; combining such census tracts to form newly created districts and to change the boundaries and population of some existing districts; and repealing certain acts in conflict therewith.
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Senate Joint Resolution 3
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For26141932.29%
Against54818467.71%
Ballot Title:
REGULATING PENSIONS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS Shall Article II, Section 25, of the Constitution be amended to provide that pensions paid by the state or any political subdivision thereof, to a public official, may be increased during his term in office?
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Senate Joint Resolution 4
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For41310754.03%
Against35151845.97%
Ballot Title:
INCREASING SIGNATURES: INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM Shall a new section be added to Article II of the Constitution which will supersede requirements specified in Section 1 thereof by providing that the valid signatures of eight per centum of the number of registered voters voting for Governor in the last election shall be necessary to certify an initiative and that four per centum shall be necessary to certify a referendum of an act of the Legislature?
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Senate Joint Resolution 6
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For41145352.32%
Against37490547.68%
Ballot Title:
SUCCESSIVE TERMS FOR STATE TREASURER Shall Article III, Section 25, of the Constitution be amended to remove the present restriction prohibiting the state treasurer from being elected for more than one successive term?
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Senate Joint Resolution 14
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For45419960.77%
Against29315939.23%
Ballot Title:
FILLING VACANCIES IN STATE LEGISLATURE Shall the 13th Amendment of the Constitution be amended to provide that vacancies in the Legislature shall be filled by the county commissioners from an approved list submitted by the county central committee of the political party of the preceding legislator; and in the event it be a joint district, from lists submitted by the state central committee for joint action by county commissioners involved; providing for failure to appoint within sixty days, the Governor shall fill vacancy from said list?
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House Joint Resolution 22
CandidatePartyVotesPercentage
For29275038.57%
Against46619361.43%
Ballot Title:
IMMEDIATE POSSESSION UPON COURT DEPOSIT Shall Article I, Section 16, of the Constitution as amended by Amendment 9, be further amended to permit the state, in an eminent domain proceeding, upon filing the action to take immediate possession of the property after payment into court before trial of such amount as provided by law?
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