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All Submitted to Missouri Voter, 1910 - 2014
 
Submitted by the General Assembly
Submitted by the People through Initiative
Approval Rate
Approval Rate
Approved
135
50.9%
36
39.6%
Defeated
130
55
Total Measures
265
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Displaying 386 of the
386 issues on the statewide ballot between 1910-01-01 and 2014.

ID
Line#
Issue_Type
Subject
Election_Date
Votes_Yes
Votes_No
Percent_Yes
Result
Offered_By
1 1
Constitutional Amendment
#1 empower cities to provide system of pensions for aged and disabled police
1910-11-08
132,354
384,774
25.59
failed
General Assembly
2 2
Constitutional Amendment
#2 empower boards in cities to provide pension fund for public school teachers
1910-11-08
122,063
389,647
23.85
failed
General Assembly
3 3
Constitutional Amendment
#3 authorize levy for permanent fund for public roads
1910-11-08
170,847
347,651
32.95
failed
General Assembly
4 4
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Amend manner of amending charter of City of St. Louis
1910-11-08
138,942
349,147
28.47
failed
General Assembly
5 5
Constitutional Amendment
#5 provide for erection and equipment of new State Capitol
1910-11-08
188,259
332,858
36.13
failed
General Assembly
6 6
Constitutional Amendment
#6 empower counties to raise limit of indebtedness for purpose of building poorhouses
1910-11-08
150,174
337,984
30.76
failed
General Assembly
7 7
Constitutional Amendment
#7Increase per diem compensation for members of General Assembly
1910-11-08
95,045
385,765
19.77
failed
General Assembly
8 8
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Provide for the use of voting machines
1910-11-08
133,569
352,915
27.46
failed
General Assembly
9 9
Constitutional Amendment
#9 increase limit of tax rate for local purposes for certain cities
1910-11-08
110,283
374,942
22.73
failed
General Assembly
10 10
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Prohibition of intoxicating beverages
1910-11-08
207,281
425,406
32.76
failed
Ballot Initiative
11 11
Constitutional Amendment
#11 Direct levy for support of University
1910-11-08
181,659
344,274
34.54
failed
Ballot Initiative
12 12
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Empower General Assembly to provide for establishing and maintaining free public schools
1912-11-05
207,298
367,032
36.09
failed
General Assembly
13 13
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Increase the limit of indebtedness that County of St. Louis may incur for purpose of constructing sewers
1912-11-05
140,611
402,473
25.89
failed
General Assembly
14 14
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Provide for increasing the limit of tax rate that may be levied for municipality purposes by cities and towns with certain populations
1912-11-05
121,794
401,918
23.26
failed
General Assembly
15 15
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Require that people of foreign births complete naturalization to be qualified to vote
1912-11-05
172,140
378,263
31.28
failed
General Assembly
16 16
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Empower General Assembly to provide by law for the registration of voters in St. Louis County or other counties similar
1912-11-05
151,694
385,698
28.23
failed
General Assembly
17 17
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Single tax on land
1912-11-05
86,647
508,137
14.57
failed
Ballot Initiative
18 18
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Substitution of tax commission for equalization board
1912-11-05
96,911
475,151
16.94
failed
Ballot Initiative
19 19
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Grand jury investigation of elections
1912-11-05
197,643
348,495
36.19
failed
Ballot Initiative
20 20
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Direct levy for support of schools and higher education
1912-11-05
154,952
401,843
27.83
failed
Ballot Initiative
21 21
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Restrict submission of "single tax" measures
1914-11-03
138,039
334,310
29.22
failed
General Assembly
22 22
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Increase the limit of indebtedness that City of Kansas City may incur for purpose of acquiring/purchasing public utilities
1914-11-03
123,596
312,651
28.33
failed
General Assembly
23 23
Constitutional Amendment
#3 collect State tax of $.10 on each $100 assessed valuation for construction and maintenance of public roads in certain counties
1914-11-03
112,497
346,995
24.48
failed
General Assembly
24 24
Constitutional Amendment
#4 provide for change of compensation of members of General Assembly from per diem during session to annual salary of $1,000
1914-11-03
89,629
355,326
20.14
failed
General Assembly
25 25
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Provide for increase of limit of indebtedness that cities with 100,000 inhabitants or more may incur for building subways
1914-11-03
117,197
316,959
26.99
failed
General Assembly
26 26
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Voters may increase by majority vote the local rate of taxation by levying a special tax for road purposes
1914-11-03
117,041
333,576
25.97
failed
General Assembly
27 27
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Empower General Assembly to make provisions for granting and payment of pensions to the deserving blind
1914-11-03
214,951
255,717
45.67
failed
General Assembly
28 28
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Authorize certain cities to amend their charters by less difficult methods
1914-11-03
140,475
290,562
32.59
failed
General Assembly
29 29
Constitutional Amendment
#13 Woman suffrage
1914-11-03
182,257
322,463
36.11
failed
Ballot Initiative
30 30
Constitutional Amendment
#14 $50,000,000 bond issue for roads
1914-11-03
76,574
378,530
16.83
failed
Ballot Initiative
31 31
Constitutional Amendment
#15 Property tax for roads
1914-11-03
80,935
373,302
17.82
failed
Ballot Initiative
32 32
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Concerning pensions for blind
1916-11-07
385,627
272,908
58.56
passed
General Assembly
33 33
Constitutional Amendment
#2 State land bank
1916-11-07
296,964
346,443
46.15
failed
Ballot Initiative
34 34
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Prohibition of intoxicating beverages
1916-11-07
294,288
416,826
41.38
failed
Ballot Initiative
35 35
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Affecting the tax rate for school purposes
1918-11-05
90,637
297,118
23.37
failed
General Assembly
36 36
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Affecting revenue for school purposes
1918-11-05
93,392
289,269
24.41
failed
General Assembly
37 37
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Providing for a special tax levy
1918-11-05
94,142
287,488
24.67
failed
General Assembly
38 38
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Providing for a levy of a special road tax
1918-11-05
81,610
293,101
21.78
failed
General Assembly
39 39
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Extending amount cities of 2,000 and no more than 30,000 inhabitants may vote obligations
1918-11-05
88,246
286,886
23.52
failed
General Assembly
40 40
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Prohibiting manufacture of intoxicating liquors
1918-11-05
223,618
297,582
42.90
failed
General Assembly
41 41
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Homestead loan fund
1918-11-05
102,452
290,207
26.09
failed
Ballot Initiative
42 42
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Single tax on land
1918-11-05
80,725
373,220
17.78
failed
Ballot Initiative
43 43
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Home rule for cities over 100,000
1918-11-05
95,197
280,839
25.32
failed
Ballot Initiative
44 44
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Increase pay of members of General Assembly
1920-11-02
320,406
407,672
44.01
failed
General Assembly
45 45
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Framing of charters in certain cities -- self-government
1920-11-02
385,656
311,922
55.29
passed
General Assembly
46 46
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Related to limit of indebtedness -- counties, cities, civil subdivisions
1920-11-02
368,651
329,938
52.77
passed
General Assembly
47 47
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Relating to road districts -- authorizing a special tax levy
1920-11-02
375,942
340,665
52.46
passed
General Assembly
48 48
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Relating to taxes -- public buildings, improvements, etc.
1920-11-02
312,323
398,279
43.95
failed
General Assembly
49 49
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Relating to issue of bonds for road building -- proposed issue, $60,000,000
1920-11-02
372,514
339,021
52.35
passed
General Assembly
50 50
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Relating to public improvements -- permitting certain cities to incur additional indebtedness for waterworks, electric light plants
1920-11-02
381,794
310,210
55.17
passed
General Assembly
51 51
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Relating to pensions for the blind -- providing the levy of a tax to pay same
1920-11-02
455,227
295,788
60.61
passed
General Assembly
52 52
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Relating to soldiers settlement fund -- proposing a bond issue of $1,000,000
1920-11-02
379,156
348,749
52.09
passed
General Assembly
53 53
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Relating to judicial department -- increasing the number of supreme court judges to nine
1920-11-02
315,837
369,077
46.11
failed
General Assembly
54 54
Constitutional Amendment
#11 Relating to soldiers votes -- proving for an absentee vote
1920-11-02
440,102
279,490
61.16
passed
General Assembly
55 55
Constitutional Amendment
#12 Relating to judicial department -- increasing number of St. Louis court appeals judges to six
1920-11-02
316,661
355,401
47.12
failed
General Assembly
56 56
Constitutional Amendment
#15 Twenty-year interval for voting for constitutional convention
1920-11-02
394,437
317,815
55.38
passed
Ballot Initiative
57 57
Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Convention
1921-08-02
175,355
127,130
57.97
passed
General Assembly
58 58
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Enabling women to hold any office in this state
1921-08-02
159,230
147,751
51.87
passed
General Assembly
59 59
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Interest of $60 million authorized road bond issue may be paid from motor vehicle license fees
1921-08-02
247,274
59,776
80.53
passed
General Assembly
60 60
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Authorizing legislature to incur and provide by taxation for payment of indebtedness for bonuses to soldiers, sailors, and marines
1921-08-02
210,238
100,131
67.74
passed
General Assembly
61 61
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Relating to increased in pay of members of General Assembly
1922-11-07
235,045
454,020
34.11
failed
General Assembly
62 62
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Striking from qualifications for voting in state the requirement that voter is a "male" US citizen
1922-11-07
383,499
299,404
56.16
passed
General Assembly
63 63
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Providing for the maintenance of road system from motor vehicle license fees
1922-11-07
484,884
233,379
67.51
passed
General Assembly
64 64
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Enlarges power of religious corporations to own real and personal property
1924-02-26
168,553
170,683
49.69
failed
General Assembly
65 65
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Legislative power of General Assembly; changes provisions of the Initiative and Referendum
1924-02-26
123,811
204,881
37.67
failed
General Assembly
66 66
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Relates to Senatorial districts pay of members, and limitation of expenditures for employees, organization of General Assembly
1924-02-26
237,430
190,911
55.43
passed
General Assembly
67 67
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Authorizes additional issuance of bonds for deficiency in payment of bonuses to soldiers and sailors of the World War
1924-02-26
201,218
135,234
59.81
passed
General Assembly
68 68
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Requires General Assembly to provide by law for safeguarding and promotion of public health.
1924-02-26
139,837
189,261
42.49
failed
General Assembly
69 69
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Vests executive power of the State; provides for reorganization of executive and ministerial departments of State government
1924-02-26
139,154
190,524
42.21
failed
General Assembly
70 70
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Vests the judicial power, provides for the organization, jurisdiction and procedure of courts, creates judicial council
1924-02-26
128,808
202,814
38.84
failed
General Assembly
71 71
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Relates to impeachment of State officials
1924-02-26
163,642
162,440
50.18
passed
General Assembly
72 72
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Regulates the exercise of the elective franchise and authorizes examination of ballots in election ballots
1924-02-26
175,580
152,713
53.48
passed
General Assembly
73 73
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Gives political parties option to nominate candidates for office either by party primary or by convention of delegates
1924-02-26
122,604
205,937
37.32
failed
General Assembly
74 74
Constitutional Amendment
#11 Provides for the organization, government, expansion and classification of counties, cities, and villages
1924-02-26
154,873
171,166
47.50
failed
General Assembly
75 75
Constitutional Amendment
#12 Relates to limitations of taxing power and authorizes cities to finance local improvements through creation of revolving funds
1924-02-26
139,704
193,317
41.95
failed
General Assembly
76 76
Constitutional Amendment
#13 Permits General Assembly to exercise an option in the method of taxing property, subjects motor vehicles to registration fee
1924-02-26
113,123
216,985
34.27
failed
General Assembly
77 77
Constitutional Amendment
#14 Abolishes the ex officio State Board of Equalization
1924-02-26
121,028
203,711
37.27
failed
General Assembly
78 78
Constitutional Amendment
#15 Creates the elective State Board of Education, an appointive Commissioner of Education, change age for entitlement of free edu.
1924-02-26
114,022
221,994
33.93
failed
General Assembly
79 79
Constitutional Amendment
#16 Permits legal discount of notes and bonds of corporations, change requirements for corporations to issue preferred stock
1924-02-26
148,792
176,822
45.70
failed
General Assembly
80 80
Constitutional Amendment
#17 Removes provided exemption from military service, provides for election and appointment of militia officers
1924-02-26
143,223
183,958
43.77
failed
General Assembly
81 81
Constitutional Amendment
#18 Relates to removal from office and prohibits nepotism
1924-02-26
163,729
161,643
50.32
passed
General Assembly
82 82
Constitutional Amendment
#19 Permits Kansas City to issue bonds for public improvements and to assume cost of construction of certain sewers
1924-02-26
178,311
147,953
54.65
passed
General Assembly
83 83
Constitutional Amendment
#20 Changes requirement for publication of proposed amendments to Constitution
1924-02-26
155,283
168,477
47.96
failed
General Assembly
84 84
Constitutional Amendment
#21 Makes provision for carrying proposed amendments into effect, and for continuing in force existing laws pending the changes
1924-02-26
167,478
157,992
51.46
passed
General Assembly
85 85
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Fixing salaries of Supreme Court Judges, providing for 2 more Supreme Court Judges, defining powers of Supreme Court
1924-11-04
331,774
526,553
38.65
failed
General Assembly
86 86
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Prescribing the methods and means of revising and amending the Constitution of Missouri
1924-11-04
326,065
511,152
38.95
failed
General Assembly
87 87
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Prescribing the methods and means of amending the charter of City of St. Louis
1924-11-04
391,346
436,520
47.27
failed
General Assembly
88 88
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Regulating the salaries and expenses of members of the General Assembly, prohibiting appointment of relative to General Assembly
1924-11-04
392,319
459,599
46.05
failed
General Assembly
89 89
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Authorization for consolidation of St. Louis City and County
1924-11-04
477,776
385,516
55.34
passed
Ballot Initiative
90 90
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Tax exemption of religious and educational property
1924-11-04
427,691
461,031
48.12
failed
Ballot Initiative
91 91
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Police pensions
1926-11-02
523,634
277,450
65.37
passed
Ballot Initiative
92 92
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Increase pay of members of General Assembly with provisions to their expenses
1928-11-06
446,063
620,367
41.83
failed
General Assembly
93 93
Constitutional Amendment
#3 $75,000,000 bond issue for roads
1928-11-06
670,299
503,861
57.09
passed
Ballot Initiative
94 94
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Increasing compensation of members of General Assembly to
1930-11-04
218,812
376,233
36.77
failed
General Assembly
95 95
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Exempt from taxation all evidences of debt for money loaned on real estate where aggregate cost to borrower doesn`t exceed 5% annually
1930-11-04
211,858
371,473
36.32
failed
General Assembly
96 96
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Making public utilities bonds and bonds other than for utilities issued by cities of 5,000 or more payable within 50 years
1930-11-04
178,835
378,680
32.08
failed
General Assembly
97 97
Constitutional Amendment
#5 New plan for consolidation of St. Louis City and county
1930-11-04
218,381
375,718
36.76
failed
Ballot Initiative
98 98
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Excess condemnation in some areas
1930-11-04
176,268
396,176
30.79
failed
Ballot Initiative
99 99
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Permitting sheriffs and coroners to succeed themselves
1930-11-04
254,385
340,836
42.74
failed
Ballot Initiative
100 100
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Permit Legislature to grant or authorize the granting of pensions to persons 70 years of age who are incapacitated from earning livelihood
1932-11-08
988,594
275,297
78.22
passed
General Assembly
101 101
Constitutional Amendment
Limiting legislative employees and changing legislative procedure
1932-11-08
990,088
191,092
83.82
passed
Ballot Initiative
102 102
Constitutional Amendment
Executive budget and item veto
1932-11-08
931,429
213,676
81.34
passed
Ballot Initiative
103 103
Constitutional Amendment
$10,000,000 building bond issue for Missouri
1934-05-15
288,195
166,607
63.37
passed
General Assembly
104 104
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorizing compensation to members of General Assembly not exceeding thousand dollars per annum
1934-11-06
356,782
455,892
43.90
failed
General Assembly
105 105
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorizing City of St. Louis to provide, by charter, for election of chief executive
1934-11-06
394,657
381,736
50.83
passed
General Assembly
106 106
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Teachers` pensions
1934-11-06
394,295
422,511
48.27
failed
Ballot Initiative
107 107
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorizing compensation to members of General Assembly at $125.00 per month
1936-11-03
482,169
654,224
42.43
failed
General Assembly
108 108
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Pensions for fireman
1936-11-03
642,458
509,699
55.76
passed
General Assembly
109 109
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Teachers` pensions
1936-11-03
659,034
515,046
56.13
passed
Ballot Initiative
110 110
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Conservation Commission
1936-11-03
879,213
351,962
71.41
passed
Ballot Initiative
111 111
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Increase compensation to members of General Assembly
1938-11-08
336,769
560,500
37.53
failed
General Assembly
112 112
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Making State Treasurer eligible to re-election as his own successor
1938-11-08
288,457
590,951
32.80
failed
General Assembly
113 113
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Authorizing county courts to levy special tax not exceeding $1 million for support of county hospitals
1938-11-08
303,602
567,337
34.86
failed
General Assembly
114 114
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Authorizing General Assembly to grant pensions to persons over 65 years of age
1938-11-08
689,423
321,481
68.20
passed
General Assembly
115 115
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Concerning state highways, fixing motor fuel tax, prescribing powers relating thereto of General Assembly and State Highway Commission
1938-11-08
490,622
536,675
47.76
failed
Ballot Initiative
116 116
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Changes in General Assembly
1938-11-08
242,431
628,454
27.84
failed
Ballot Initiative
117 117
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Tax revision
1938-11-08
226,044
629,351
26.43
failed
Ballot Initiative
118 118
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Permitting sheriffs and coroners to succeed themselves
1938-11-08
317,134
561,077
36.11
failed
Ballot Initiative
119 119
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Fixing compensation of members of General Assembly at $125.00 per month
1940-11-05
418,119
574,478
42.12
failed
General Assembly
120 120
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Providing for revisions of statutes in 1949 and every tens years thereafter
1940-11-05
445,104
506,568
46.77
failed
General Assembly
121 121
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Nonpartisan court plan
1940-11-05
535,642
445,194
54.61
passed
Ballot Initiative
122 122
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Initiative procedure
1940-11-05
456,546
492,564
48.10
failed
Ballot Initiative
123 123
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Repeal of wildlife and forestry code
1940-11-05
359,628
709,421
33.64
failed
Ballot Initiative
124 124
Constitutional Amendment
#6 $0.03 gasoline tax etc.
1940-11-05
258,660
737,932
25.95
failed
Ballot Initiative
125 125
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Reduce motor vehicle license fees, provide revenue for rural roads and abolishing municipal gasoline taxes
1940-11-05
416,322
636,928
39.53
failed
Ballot Initiative
126 126
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Relating to taxes for school purposes in counties in excess of 200,000 and not exceeding 450,000 population
1942-11-03
477,275
179,278
72.69
passed
General Assembly
127 127
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Changing the annual rate on property for county purposes in certain counties
1942-11-03
396,828
253,953
60.98
passed
General Assembly
128 128
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Fixing compensation of General Assembly members at $125.00 monthly and mileage
1942-11-03
341,855
264,618
56.37
passed
General Assembly
129 129
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Relating to nomination, appointment and election of judges of certain courts
1942-11-03
216,554
389,065
35.76
failed
General Assembly
130 130
Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Convention
1942-11-03
366,018
265,294
57.98
passed
General Assembly
131 131
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Permit legislature to enact laws to govern the time and manner of investment or use of income of county free public school fund
1944-11-07
444,104
347,984
56.07
passed
General Assembly
132 132
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Unicameral legislature
1944-11-07
364,794
401,900
47.58
failed
Ballot Initiative
133 133
Constitutional Amendment
Adoption or Rejection of the proposed Constitutiona
1945-02-27
312,032
185,658
62.70
passed
Constitution
134 134
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Providing payment to Senators and Representatives of $5 for expense for each day in attendance of General Assembly after 1/1/1945
1946-11-05
312,941
437,487
41.70
failed
General Assembly
135 135
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Providing revenue for county and municipal roads, increasing motor vehicle fuel tax 1 1/2 cent per gallon, abolishing municipal motor fuel tax
1948-11-02
462,323
694,960
39.95
failed
General Assembly
136 136
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Providing city of more than 40,000 may be authorized to pension employees and widows and minor children of deceased employees
1948-11-02
542,414
480,507
53.03
passed
General Assembly
137 137
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Providing maximum bonus of $400 for Missouri residents who served honorably in armed forces of US between 12/7/1941 & 9/1/1945
1948-11-02
440,159
629,586
41.15
failed
General Assembly
138 138
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Providing school taxes may be increased not to exceed 3 times constitutional limitation by majority vote for period of 2 years
1950-11-07
616,337
451,299
57.73
passed
General Assembly
139 139
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Limiting legislature to 4 months regular or 60 days special session; authorizing members daily expenses not exceeding $10
1952-11-04
638,147
440,674
59.15
passed
General Assembly
140 140
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Providing school districts may become indebted up to 10% valuation of taxable tangible property by 2/3 vote
1952-11-04
686,025
448,394
60.47
passed
General Assembly
141 141
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorizing General Assembly to issue $75 million in bonds to build, repair, or remodel buildings at state eleemosynary and edu. institutions
1956-01-24
114,570
46,609
71.08
passed
General Assembly
142 142
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Changes to legislative session dates, mileage and expense allowance of legislators, and authorizing legislature to fix legislators salaries
1956-11-06
357,333
664,251
34.98
failed
General Assembly
143 143
Constitutional Amendment
#2 County Court or Township may levy a tax not exceeding 50 cents on each $100 assessed valuation for road and bridge purpose fund
1956-11-06
401,647
613,015
39.58
failed
General Assembly
144 144
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Authorizing investment of State Funds not needed for current operating expenses in short term US obligations or interest bearing time deposit
1956-11-06
722,774
295,259
71.00
passed
General Assembly
145 145
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Pay legislators monthly salaries of $300 and mileage traveled for 1 round trip per week from their homes to Capitol to attend sessions
1957-04-02
192,856
279,829
40.80
failed
General Assembly
146 146
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Relating to Department of Revenue and its divisions; together with the manner in which money may be withdrawn from state treasury
1958-11-04
415,126
329,232
55.77
passed
General Assembly
147 147
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Permit citizens of the US to vote for presidential/vice presidential electors upon 60 days residence in Missouri prior to presidential election
1958-11-04
561,413
248,733
69.30
passed
General Assembly
148 148
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Disaster in this state due to enemy attack on US, legislature shall convene and provide for temporary succession of all public officers
1960-11-08
932,821
245,143
79.19
passed
General Assembly
149 149
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Salaries of members of Legislature may be fixed by law
1960-11-08
576,104
549,762
51.17
passed
General Assembly
150 150
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Extend for 12 years the special park fund and to authorize expenditure of such fund on historical sites as well as state parks
1960-11-08
730,554
366,614
66.59
passed
General Assembly
151 151
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Municipality may become indebted by 2/3 vote not to exceed 10% of value of taxable property to acquire/improve plants etc. for lease to private interests
1960-11-08
553,003
541,437
50.53
passed
General Assembly
152 152
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Allocates state motor fuel tax to state, counties, cities, towns, and villages; prohibits levy on such tax by city, town, or village without 2/3 vote
1962-03-06
380,573
133,001
74.10
passed
General Assembly
153 153
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Increase maximum tax rates for City of St. Louis school districts and certain charter counties
1962-11-06
292,318
527,611
35.65
failed
General Assembly
154 154
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Provides that executive department regulations promulgated pursuant to statute shall be reviewed by legislative committee
1962-11-06
255,981
510,471
33.40
failed
General Assembly
155 155
Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Conventiona
1962-11-06
295,972
519,499
36.29
failed
Constitution
156 156
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Enlarges charter county powers outside city
1962-11-06
279,290
503,208
35.69
failed
General Assembly
157 157
Constitutional Amendment
#4 St. Louis City-County merger
1962-11-06
217,744
633,011
25.59
failed
Ballot Initiative
158 158
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorize a person to be elected Governor not more than twice or not more than once if served more than 2 years of a term for which another was elected
1965-08-17
204,987
75,968
72.96
passed
General Assembly
159 159
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorize cities to dispose of plants for manufacturing and industrial development purposes constructed from proceeds of revenue bonds
1965-08-17
176,942
94,882
65.09
passed
General Assembly
160 160
Constitutional Amendment
#3 House shall have 168 members to be elected from districts and Senate shall have 34 members elected from districts
1965-08-17
112,211
160,568
41.14
failed
General Assembly
161 161
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorizes first class counties to provide pensions to salaried employees; permits city, county, or political subdivision to provide pensions for employees
1966-01-14
217,116
127,461
63.01
passed
General Assembly
162 162
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorizes school districts to levy a property tax rate not in excess of $1.25 per $100 valuation
1966-01-14
195,798
148,519
56.87
passed
General Assembly
163 163
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Provides for 163 representatives; Representative and Senatorial Districts created by bipartisan commission
1966-01-14
178,924
165,395
51.96
passed
General Assembly
164 164
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Authorize St. Louis County and City to adopt a plan for partial or complete government of all or any part of county or city
1966-11-08
360,877
357,128
50.26
passed
General Assembly
165 165
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Reduces % of voters required to approve municipal general obligation bonds from 2/3 to 60%
1968-11-05
599,434
609,612
49.58
failed
General Assembly
166 166
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorizing General Assembly, when enacting income tax laws, to define income by reference to the laws of the US
1968-11-05
616,856
497,068
55.38
passed
General Assembly
167 167
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Adds secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, and attorney general, in that order, to line of succession to governor in case of vacancy
1968-08-06
469,776
146,890
76.18
passed
General Assembly
168 168
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Removes prohibition on state treasurer succeeding himself
1970-08-04
301,345
279,319
51.90
passed
General Assembly
169 169
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorizes State Highway Commission to construct and operate toll roads
1970-08-04
174,989
423,942
29.22
failed
General Assembly
170 170
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Provides for a Court of Appeals consisting of districts in place of the present Courts of Appeal; alters exclusive jurisdiction of Supreme Court of Missouri
1970-08-04
320,047
237,169
57.44
passed
General Assembly
171 171
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Provides annual legislative sessions, prohibits secret final vote on bills, resolutions, confirmations
1970-11-03
511,296
502,589
50.43
passed
General Assembly
172 172
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Allow citizens of a charter county to determine what service should be provided to them by local or county governments
1970-11-03
575,371
430,849
57.18
passed
General Assembly
173 173
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Increases maximum tax rates which can be levied by city and town school districts
1970-11-03
311,196
717,099
30.26
failed
General Assembly
174 174
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Provides tax rate for school district not proposing higher rate shall be last tax rate approved by voters
1970-11-03
587,657
433,025
57.57
passed
General Assembly
175 175
Constitutional Amendment
18 and older entitled to vote in elections if registered in prescribed time
1974-11-05
776,377
218,769
78.02
passed
General Assembly
176 176
Constitutional Amendment
Municipalities/Counties indebted for industrial development upon 2/3 vote
1974-11-05
579,275
313,028
64.92
passed
General Assembly
177 177
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Deletion of 25 year limitation on laws granting partial tax relief for forestry lands
1976-08-03
623,883
411,169
60.28
passed
General Assembly
178 178
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Stop election ballot numbering system recording numbers by voters name
1976-08-03
614,154
437,826
58.38
passed
General Assembly
179 179
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Authorizes municipalities/counties to issue utility or airport bonds with voter approval
1976-08-03
393,266
639,645
38.07
failed
General Assembly
180 180
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Allows legislature to rescind administrative rules of agencies without presentation to governor
1976-08-03
318,567
690,114
31.58
failed
General Assembly
181 181
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Repeal provision to provide "separate schools for white and colored children"
1976-08-03
598,897
442,103
57.53
passed
General Assembly
182 182
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Changes authority and jurisdiction of Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal and circuit court
1976-08-03
518,521
485,536
51.64
passed
General Assembly
183 183
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Assistance to students in public and nonpublic schools
1976-08-03
463,198
684,818
40.35
failed
Ballot Initiative
184 184
Constitutional Amendment
1/8 cent sales tax for conservation
1976-11-02
901,535
873,421
50.79
passed
Ballot Initiative
185 185
Constitutional Amendment
Exemption of food and drugs from sales tax
1976-11-02
742,627
970,560
43.35
failed
Ballot Initiative
186 186
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Any county with population of at least 80,000 may adopt charter form of government
1978-08-08
473,755
364,355
56.53
passed
General Assembly
187 187
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Changes treasurer`s duties concerning investment of state funds
1978-08-08
295,849
585,052
33.58
failed
General Assembly
188 188
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Appointed commission of appellate judges perform redistricting of state senatorial and representative districts
1978-08-08
333,911
490,684
40.49
failed
General Assembly
189 189
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Requires preparation of statement of cost for public inspection before changing retirement benefits for public officials/employees
1978-08-08
451,327
378,231
54.41
passed
General Assembly
190 190
Constitutional Amendment
#5 $0.10 gasoline tax
1978-08-08
112,425
803,936
12.27
failed
Ballot Initiative
191 191
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Authorizes municipalities/counties to issue utility or airport bonds with voter approval
1978-11-07
695,380
612,717
53.16
passed
General Assembly
192 192
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Permits contracted officers of municipalities to issue revenue bonds when authorized by voters
1978-11-07
705,238
612,765
53.51
passed
General Assembly
193 193
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Defines lottery permit games where nothing of value is exchanged to participate
1978-11-07
1,012,061
379,677
72.72
passed
General Assembly
194 194
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Authorizes earlier time for canvass of votes following each general election
1978-11-07
775,781
503,536
60.64
passed
General Assembly
195 195
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Voters may authorize additional tax for road and bridge use; legislature may reduce tax for roads
1978-11-07
660,089
645,948
50.54
passed
General Assembly
196 196
Constitutional Amendment
#21 1/8 cent sales tax for conservation revenue may be used for payments in lieu of taxes on commissioned lands
1978-11-07
588,622
700,301
45.67
failed
General Assembly
197 197
Constitutional Amendment
#22 Legislature may enacted laws to local governments to reduce rates of levy for taxes
1978-11-07
870,606
437,017
66.58
passed
General Assembly
198 198
Constitutional Amendment
#23 No person be deprived of work for membership or non-membership in labor organizations
1978-11-07
631,829
948,387
39.98
failed
Ballot Initiative
199 199
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Legislature may authorize that organizations may conduct game known as bingo
1980-11-04
1,338,272
533,458
71.50
passed
General Assembly
200 200
Constitutional Amendment
#4 1/8 cent sales tax for conservation revenue may be used for payments in lieu of taxes on commissioned lands
1980-11-04
1,152,704
603,181
65.65
passed
General Assembly
201 201
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Limits state taxes; prohibits local tax increases without popular vote
1980-11-04
1,002,935
807,187
55.41
passed
Ballot Initiative
202 202
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Changes maximum school taxes rate without voter approval and authorize higher school tax rate by simple majority vote
1982-08-03
332,782
598,359
35.74
failed
General Assembly
203 203
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Permits classification of real property for tax assessment, exempts inventories from taxation, homestead exemption
1982-08-03
580,720
328,652
63.86
passed
General Assembly
204 204
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Prohibits change of laws by regulation
1982-11-02
497,341
792,329
38.56
failed
General Assembly
205 205
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Cities/Counties provide cost of living increases in retirement benefits
1982-11-02
667,728
684,327
49.39
failed
General Assembly
206 206
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Method for selecting congressional redistricting commission
1982-11-02
581,210
729,031
44.36
failed
General Assembly
207 207
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Medical benefits for dependents of state officers and employees
1982-11-02
523,225
815,153
39.09
failed
General Assembly
208 208
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Tax for certain motor vehicles in place of tax on fuel for those vehicles
1982-11-02
591,270
734,594
44.60
failed
General Assembly
209 209
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Constitutional Convention
1982-11-02
496,888
790,062
38.61
failed
General Assembly
210 210
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Supreme Court not required to review every term of life imprisonment
1982-11-02
756,042
563,482
57.30
passed
General Assembly
211 211
Constitutional Amendment
#11 Bonded indebtedness by four-sevenths vote instead of two-thirds
1982-11-02
495,430
764,872
39.31
failed
General Assembly
212 212
Constitutional Amendment
#12 Senate reapportionment commission hold hearings/file plans for new districts same as house
1982-11-02
724,225
544,691
57.07
passed
General Assembly
213 213
Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Conventiona
1982-11-02
406,446
927,056
30.48
failed
Constitution
214 214
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Local government retirement system may provide cost-of-living increases to retirees
1984-11-06
1,144,445
715,076
61.55
passed
General Assembly
215 215
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Medical benefits for dependents of state officers and employees
1984-11-06
918,596
917,812
50.02
passed
General Assembly
216 216
Constitutional Amendment
#5 State lottery authorized
1984-11-06
1,369,910
590,648
69.87
passed
General Assembly
217 217
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Creates Missouri Horse Racing Commission; authorizes pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing
1984-11-06
1,157,664
771,437
60.01
passed
Ballot Initiative
218 218
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Any bill enacted by legislature and not rejected by governor within prescribed time limits becomes law
1986-08-05
378,960
324,522
53.87
passed
General Assembly
219 219
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Establishes cash operating reserve fund in state treasury
1986-08-05
423,712
269,903
61.09
passed
General Assembly
220 220
Constitutional Amendment
#4 County officials compensation shall not exceed limits provided by law
1986-08-05
473,135
205,945
69.67
passed
General Assembly
221 221
Constitutional Amendment
#6 State treasurer to be custodian of state funds; flexibility in investing state funds
1986-08-05
411,294
274,975
59.93
passed
General Assembly
222 222
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Clarifies horseracing amendment
1986-08-05
410,889
292,863
58.39
passed
General Assembly
223 223
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Cities/Counties may issue bonds for public improvements upon 2/3 petition of property owners
1986-11-04
594,117
687,978
46.34
failed
General Assembly
224 224
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Only voters of participating governmental units need approve issuance of bonds
1986-11-04
665,135
535,932
55.38
passed
General Assembly
225 225
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Increase amount of lottery proceeds available for funding prizes, clarifies power of lottery commission, remove ad restrictions
1988-08-02
470,795
350,745
57.31
passed
General Assembly
226 226
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Requires 4/7 majority of votes to approve bond issues for building and improving schools, roads, bridges
1988-08-02
464,237
361,134
56.25
passed
General Assembly
227 227
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Shareholders may determine business purposes of a corporation and how stock is voted
1988-08-02
549,262
237,106
69.85
passed
General Assembly
228 228
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Changes length of sessions of legislature
1988-11-08
1,421,973
406,250
77.78
passed
General Assembly
229 229
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Issuance of additional bonds for water projects and improvements
1988-11-08
1,235,023
600,751
67.28
passed
General Assembly
230 230
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Ten year sales tax extension for parks and soil conservation.
1988-11-08
1,263,644
576,790
68.66
passed
Ballot Initiative
231 231
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Add new Article to Constitution entitled "Health Care"
1988-11-08
550,974
1,372,102
28.65
failed
Ballot Initiative
232 232
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Change membership requirements for person participating in bingo operations
1990-08-07
342,131
380,573
47.34
failed
General Assembly
233 233
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Establish neighborhood improvement districts whereby residents, by vote may be indebted to pay for improvements
1990-08-07
370,788
348,176
51.57
passed
General Assembly
234 234
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Requires 4/7 majority vote to approve certain operating levies in counties, cities, and school districts
1990-08-07
358,088
359,449
49.91
failed
General Assembly
235 235
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Create state department of insurance, with office of consumer affairs within
1990-08-07
376,290
329,293
53.33
passed
General Assembly
236 236
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Increase bonded indebtedness by 5%, with voter approval, to retrofit building to withstand earthquakes
1992-08-04
454,832
597,647
43.22
failed
General Assembly
237 237
Constitutional Amendment
.#7 Governing bodies may adopt property taxes rates by majority vote
1992-08-04
345,315
712,838
32.63
failed
General Assembly
238 238
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Transfer 5% of new motor fuel tax from state road projects to various counties and City of St. Louis
1992-08-04
532,472
506,998
51.23
passed
General Assembly
239 239
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Limit commercial property surcharge levies to 1992 receipts
1992-08-04
453,771
522,541
46.48
failed
General Assembly
240 240
Constitutional Amendment
#11 All net state lottery revenue to be used solely for public schools, colleges, and universities
1992-08-04
818,879
233,408
77.82
passed
General Assembly
241 241
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Change % of necessary voters to approve tax increases from 2/3 to 4/7 in municipalities/counties, school districts
1992-11-03
915,082
1,228,518
42.69
failed
General Assembly
242 242
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Allows construction of toll roads and bridges
1992-11-03
906,887
1,233,662
42.37
failed
General Assembly
243 243
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Simlcasting of horse races allowed by licensed live horse track operator
1992-11-03
1,082,086
1,085,336
49.93
failed
General Assembly
244 244
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Crime victims to have right to be informed of rights and be present at criminal proceedings
1992-11-03
1,859,878
315,702
85.49
passed
General Assembly
245 245
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Create Budget Stabilization Fund
1992-11-03
889,077
1,148,531
43.63
failed
General Assembly
246 246
Constitutional Amendment
#10 Required 4/7 of votes cast for approval at St. Louis bond issue elections
1992-11-03
786,231
1,207,497
39.44
failed
General Assembly
247 247
Constitutional Amendment
#12 Amend constitution to prohibit any person from serving more than 8 years in House or State Senate
1992-11-03
1,610,311
535,562
75.04
passed
Ballot Initiative
248 248
Constitutional Amendment
#13 Amend constitution to prohibit US Senators from serving more than 2 years; US Reps. From serving more than 4 yrs
1992-11-03
1,590,552
558,299
74.02
passed
Ballot Initiative
249 249
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Authorized bonds for fourth state building fund
1994-08-02
416,787
409,912
50.42
passed
General Assembly
250 250
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Counties authorized to adopt alternative form of county government if approved by voters
1994-11-08
999,459
549,771
64.51
passed
General Assembly
251 251
Constitutional Amendment
#2 DNR to pay counties, schools and other political subdivisions for taxes lost due to acquisition of land for park use
1994-11-08
1,050,097
556,409
65.37
passed
General Assembly
252 252
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Compensation for all elected officials be set by Citizen`s Commission
1994-11-08
900,128
668,786
57.37
passed
General Assembly
253 253
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Excursion gambling boats and floating facilities for gaming only operate on Mississippi and Missouri River
1994-11-08
943,652
807,707
53.88
passed
Ballot Initiative
254 254
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Amend constitution to limit yearly increases of total state revenue generated by new, increased, or broadened taxes
1994-11-08
558,642
1,195,483
31.85
failed
Ballot Initiative
255 255
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Prohibitions against special laws that pertain to less than all counties in a class be repealed retroactively
1995-04-04
317,127
233,023
57.64
passed
General Assembly
256 256
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Require state vote to approve all tax or fee increases for fiscal year that in total exceed $50 million
1996-04-02
472,854
216,176
68.63
passed
General Assembly
257 257
Constitutional Amendment
#2 School districts with voter approval may incur bonded indebtedness up to 15% of property value rather than 10%
1996-08-06
310,624
377,045
45.17
failed
General Assembly
258 258
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Annual transfer of % of funds from general revenue fund to "Facilities Maintenance Reserve Fund"
1996-11-05
1,013,243
862,022
54.03
passed
General Assembly
259 259
Constitutional Amendment
#5 Amend constitution to create a state department of aging within executive branch of state government
1996-11-05
848,233
1,067,574
44.28
failed
General Assembly
260 260
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Authorize municipalities, upon voter approval, to issue bonds to build revenue producing sewer treatment plants
1996-11-05
936,202
946,218
49.73
failed
General Assembly
261 261
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Create "Budget Stabilization Fund"
1996-11-05
931,705
958,173
49.30
failed
General Assembly
262 262
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Extend for 10 years sales and use tax of 1/10 of 1% for use by DNR for parks, soil, and water conservation
1996-11-05
1,280,245
641,793
66.61
passed
Ballot Initiative
263 263
Constitutional Amendment
#9 amend state constitution intending that it lead to adoption of amendment to US constitution for Congressional term limits
1996-11-05
1,075,215
787,985
57.71
passed
Ballot Initiative
264 264
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Change deadline for submitting initiative petitions from 4 months to 6 months before election
1998-11-03
820,937
600,830
57.74
passed
General Assembly
265 265
Constitutional Amendment
#2 School board may set operating levy no higher than $2.75 without vote, required simple majority vote to set levy up to $6.00
1998-11-03
858,649
601,190
58.82
passed
General Assembly
266 266
Constitutional Amendment
#5 State treasurer prepare written investment policy to for state funds investment, authorize additional categories of investments
1998-11-03
1,071,261
343,343
75.73
passed
General Assembly
267 267
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Allows financing for municipal or joint sewer improvement for issuance of bonds
1998-11-03
1,014,211
410,594
71.18
passed
General Assembly
268 268
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Authorizes State to issue bonds to fund distribution of water and sewer grants or loans
1998-11-03
918,977
500,347
64.75
passed
General Assembly
269 269
Constitutional Amendment
#8 Allow federally recognized charitable or religious organizations to sponsor raffles and sweepstakes with state regulation
1998-11-03
895,373
565,354
61.30
passed
General Assembly
270 270
Constitutional Amendment
#9 Allow gaming on gambling boats on Mississippi and Missouri Rivers
1998-11-03
857,829
688,184
55.49
passed
Ballot Initiative
271 271
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Kansas City board of education may set operating levy at rate up to but not equal to 1995 rate set by court order
1998-04-07
466,161
195,413
70.46
passed
General Assembly
272 272
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Maximum bonding capacity amount for school districts not to exceed 15% of value of taxable tangible property
1998-04-07
439,861
210,506
67.63
passed
General Assembly
273 273
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Create budget reserve fund for use by governor with in disaster emergency or revenue falls below revenue estimates
2000-11-07
1,223,284
844,303
59.16
passed
General Assembly
274 274
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Reduce time from 2 yrs to 6 months that individuals be member of organization making them eligible to operate bingo games
2000-11-07
672,370
1,395,873
32.51
failed
General Assembly
275 275
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Salaries recommended by Citizen`s Commission on Compensation require appropriation by legislature
2000-11-07
780,192
1,127,189
40.90
failed
General Assembly
276 276
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Amend City of St. Louis charter
2002-11-05
1,173,822
516,584
69.44
passed
General Assembly
277 277
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Permit firefighters, ambulance personal, and dispatchers to unionize
2002-11-05
840,493
881,395
48.81
failed
Ballot Initiative
278 278
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Exclude legislative terms of less than 1/2 resulting from special elections from term limit calculations
2002-11-05
879,162
740,941
54.27
passed
General Assembly
279 279
Constitutional Amendment
#4 Joint boards or commissions be allowed to own joint projects, issue bonds
2002-11-05
927,715
678,137
57.77
passed
General Assembly
280 280
Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Conventiona
2002-11-05
569,598
1,079,085
34.55
failed
Constitution
281 281
Constitutional Amendment
#1 Floating gambling facilities on or adjacent to White River in Rockaway Beach, MO be licensed consistent with all other floating facilities in State of MO
2004-08-03
659,433
832,497
44.20
failed
Ballot Initiative
282 282
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Marriage shall exist only between a man and a woman
2004-08-03
1,055,771
439,655
70.60
passed
General Assembly
283 283
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Revenues from existing motor fuel tax be used only for state and local highways, roads, bridges; and vehicle taxes and fees be used only for state highway
2004-11-02
1,966,619
525,927
78.90
passed
Ballot Initiative
284 284
Constitutional Amendment
#2 Authorizes stem cell research
2006-11-07
1,077,482
1,026,975
51.20
passed
Ballot Initiative
285 285
Constitutional Amendment
#3 Increases tobacco tax to .80 cents per pack
2006-11-07
1,083,286
1,021,636
51.46
passed
Ballot Initiative
286 286
Constitutional Amendment
#6 Real and personal property tax exemption for veterans organizations
2006-11-07
1,229,602
777,190
61.27
passed
General Assembly
287 287
Constitutional Amendment
#7 Revised authority of the General Assembly to negate salary increases approved by the salary commission
2006-11-07
1,708,866
322,656
84.12
passed
General Assembly
288 288
Constitutional Amendment
# 1 Establish English as the official language of all governmental meetings where policy is discussed or decided
2008-11-04
2,404,562
381,187
86.32
passed
General Assembly
289 289
Constitutional Amendment
# 4 Amends constitution relating to storm water control finance provisions
2008-11-04
1,492,137
1,087,367
57.85
passed
General Assembly
290 290
Statutory Revision
#4 Create Department of Labor
1922-11-07
257,987
384,708
40.14
failed
General Assembly
291 291
Statutory Revision
#5 Create a State Department of Budget
1922-11-07
267,241
375,676
41.57
failed
General Assembly
292 292
Statutory Revision
#6 Abolishing the Office of State Inspector of Oils; Supervisor of Public Welfare takes over duties
1922-11-07
274,530
383,370
41.73
failed
General Assembly
293 293
Statutory Revision
#7 Abolish the Office of State Beverage Inspector ; Supervisor of Public Welfare takes over duties
1922-11-07
276,641
365,406
43.09
failed
General Assembly
294 294
Statutory Revision
#8 Create the office of Supervisor of Public Welfare
1922-11-07
262,816
371,812
41.41
failed
General Assembly
295 295
Statutory Revision
#9 Creating a state department of agriculture
1922-11-07
252,060
378,181
39.99
failed
General Assembly
296 296
Statutory Revision
#10 Abolish 38 judicial circuits and Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas; creating 34 new judicial circuits
1922-11-07
247,484
394,637
38.54
failed
General Assembly
297 297
Statutory Revision
#11 Providing system of workmen`s compensation and creating commission to administer the same
1922-11-07
288,384
356,001
44.75
failed
General Assembly
298 298
Statutory Revision
#12 Providing for county school districts and a county board of education
1922-11-07
291,157
381,320
43.30
failed
General Assembly
299 299
Statutory Revision
#13 Abolishing offices of justice of the peace in certain townships
1922-11-07
234,288
386,680
37.73
failed
General Assembly
300 300
Statutory Revision
#14 Repealing article IX, chapter 22, R.S. 1919
1922-11-07
232,704
386,663
37.57
failed
General Assembly
301 301
Statutory Revision
#15 county courts may not appoint additional justices of the peace in certain townships
1922-11-07
230,917
386,315
37.41
failed
General Assembly
302 302
Statutory Revision
#16 Abolishing office of constable in certain townships
1922-11-07
231,601
382,915
37.69
failed
General Assembly
303 303
Statutory Revision
#17 Dividing State into 16 congressional districts
1922-11-07
240,340
386,522
38.34
failed
General Assembly
304 304
Statutory Revision
#18 Workmen`s compensation
1922-11-07
141,149
561,882
20.08
failed
Ballot Initiative
305 305
Statutory Revision
#19 Senatorial redistricting
1922-11-07
227,000
379,615
37.42
failed
Ballot Initiative
306 306
Statutory Revision
#5 $0.02 gasoline tax
1924-11-04
742,836
348,007
68.10
passed
Ballot Initiative
307 307
Statutory Revision
#6 Workmen`s compensation
1924-11-04
262,948
695,537
27.43
failed
Ballot Initiative
308 308
Statutory Revision
Workmen`s compensation
1926-11-02
160,645
612,392
20.78
failed
Ballot Initiative
309 309
Statutory Revision
Repeal of prohibition enforcement laws
1926-11-02
294,388
569,931
34.06
failed
Ballot Initiative
310 310
Statutory Revision
#2 Police pensions on St. Louis
1928-11-06
535,535
576,169
48.17
failed
Ballot Initiative
311 311
Statutory Revision
Workmen`s compensation
1930-11-04
155,909
466,982
25.03
failed
Ballot Initiative
312 312
Statutory Revision
School foundation program
1955-10-04
247,639
75,286
76.69
passed
General Assembly
313 313
Statutory Revision
Cigarette tax for schools
1955-10-04
230,851
95,717
70.69
passed
General Assembly
314 314
Statutory Revision
Branch banking
1958-11-04
287,931
677,539
29.82
failed
Ballot Initiative
315 315
Statutory Revision
Campaign finance and disclosure
1974-11-05
751,078
219,584
77.38
passed
Ballot Initiative
316 316
Statutory Revision
Electric utility rate base
1976-11-02
1,132,664
663,486
63.06
passed
Ballot Initiative
317 317
Statutory Revision
#11 Prohibits utilizing nuclear fission for electricity unless certain criteria are met
1980-11-04
772,597
1,201,821
39.13
failed
Ballot Initiative
318 318
Statutory Revision
B - $0.04 gasoline tax
1982-11-02
492,283
905,289
35.22
failed
General Assembly
319 319
Statutory Revision
C - $0.01 on dollar sales/use taxes for school/highway funds
1982-11-02
757,756
667,190
53.18
passed
Ballot Initiative
320 320
Statutory Revision
D - Creation of consumers` utility organizations
1982-11-02
513,247
815,973
38.61
failed
Ballot Initiative
321 321
Statutory Revision
B - Permits charging consumers costs of abandoned electrical plants
1984-11-06
650,895
1,317,444
33.07
failed
Ballot Initiative
322 322
Statutory Revision
A - $0.04 gas tax for road and bridge improvements
1987-04-07
459,760
359,215
56.14
passed
General Assembly
323 323
Statutory Revision
A - Enact Missouri statute to establish Natural Streams System
1990-11-06
320,958
969,082
24.88
failed
Ballot Initiative
324 324
Statutory Revision
B - Greater accountability for education spending
1991-11-05
304,049
623,660
32.77
failed
General Assembly
325 325
Statutory Revision
A - Authorizes riverboat gambling excursions on Mississippi and Missouri Rivers
1992-11-03
1,397,750
839,568
62.47
passed
General Assembly
326 326
Statutory Revision
C - Assigns additional duties to Lieutenant Governor
1992-11-03
1,427,801
693,411
67.31
passed
General Assembly
327 327
Statutory Revision
A - Enact law to limit campaign contributions
1994-11-08
1,186,113
418,630
73.91
passed
Ballot Initiative
328 328
Statutory Revision
A - raise minimum wage to $6.25 and increase $.15 every year after
1996-11-05
586,584
1,456,982
28.70
failed
Ballot Initiative
329 329
Statutory Revision
A - Make it a class D felony to bait or fight animals
1998-11-03
952,654
569,352
62.59
passed
Ballot Initiative
330 330
Statutory Revision
A - establish fee of $.50 per month for every wireless phone number to fund 911 service
1999-04-06
544,255
735,889
42.52
failed
General Assembly
331 331
Statutory Revision
B - Sheriffs required to issue concealed firearm permits to citizens who meet requirements
1999-04-06
634,809
678,652
48.33
failed
General Assembly
332 332
Statutory Revision
A - Prohibit building of new outdoor advertising and restrict those that exist on highways
2000-11-07
1,075,333
1,122,119
48.94
failed
Ballot Initiative
333 333
Statutory Revision
B - Establish campaign finance system
2000-11-07
748,949
1,366,559
35.40
failed
Ballot Initiative
334 334
Statutory Revision
A - establish fee of $.50 per month for every wireless phone number to fund 911 service
2002-08-06
318,875
600,274
34.69
failed
General Assembly
335 335
Statutory Revision
B - Additional motor fuel tax of $.04 per gallon , sales and use tax of 1/2 cent on dollar
2002-08-06
255,575
674,779
27.47
failed
General Assembly
336 336
Statutory Revision
A - Addition of 2.75 cents per cigarette ($.50 per pack) and 20% of other tobacco products
2002-11-05
881,701
912,210
49.15
failed
Ballot Initiative
337 337
Statutory Revision
B - Increases the minimum wage
2006-11-07
1,583,714
501,736
75.94
passed
Ballot Initiative
338 338
Statutory Revision
A - Provides new revenues for schools by increasing the state tax on casinos to 21%
2008-11-04
1,576,318
1,230,580
56.16
passed
Ballot Initiative
339 339
Statutory Revision
B - Creates a Missouri Quality Homecare Council
2008-11-04
2,074,944
682,359
75.25
passed
Ballot Initiative
340 340
Statutory Revision
C - Requires utility companies to use an increased amount on renewable energy
2008-11-04
1,775,025
913,284
66.03
passed
Ballot Initiative
341 341
Referendum
Size of train crews
1914-11-03
159,892
324,384
33.02
failed
Voter Referendum
342 342
Referendum
Local county option on prohibition
1914-11-03
172,909
311,285
35.71
failed
Voter Referendum
343 343
Referendum
Appointment of St. Louis excise commissioners
1914-11-03
134,449
303,757
30.68
failed
Voter Referendum
344 344
Referendum
Appointment of St. Louis police commissioners
1914-11-03
131,382
306,942
29.97
failed
Voter Referendum
345 345
Referendum
Prohibition enforcement
1920-11-02
481,880
420,581
53.40
passed
Voter Referendum
346 346
Referendum
Workmen`s compensation
1920-11-02
344,724
376,651
47.79
failed
Voter Referendum
347 347
Referendum
Creation of labor department
1922-11-07
257,987
384,708
40.14
failed
Voter Referendum
348 348
Referendum
Creation of budget department
1922-11-07
267,241
375,676
41.57
failed
Voter Referendum
349 349
Referendum
Abolition of state oil inspector
1922-11-07
274,530
383,370
41.73
failed
Voter Referendum
350 350
Referendum
Abolition of state beverage inspector
1922-11-07
276,641
365,406
43.09
failed
Voter Referendum
351 351
Referendum
Creation of welfare office
1922-11-07
262,816
371,812
41.41
failed
Voter Referendum
352 352
Referendum
Creation of agriculture department
1922-11-07
252,060
378,181
39.99
failed
Voter Referendum
353 353
Referendum
Creation of new judicial circuits
1922-11-07
247,484
394,637
38.54
failed
Voter Referendum
354 354
Referendum
Workmen`s compensation
1922-11-07
288,384
356,001
44.75
failed
Voter Referendum
355 355
Referendum
County unit for school administration
1922-11-07
291,157
381,320
43.30
failed
Voter Referendum
356 356
Referendum
Abolition of some justices of the peace
1922-11-07
234,288
386,680
37.73
failed
Voter Referendum
357 357
Referendum
Changes in Kansas City courts
1922-11-07
232,704
386,663
37.57
failed
Voter Referendum
358 358
Referendum
Restriction of appointment of justices of the peace
1922-11-07
230,917
386,315
37.41
failed
Voter Referendum
359 359
Referendum
Abolition of some constables
1922-11-07
231,601
382,915
37.69
failed
Voter Referendum
360 360
Referendum
Congressional redistricting
1922-11-07
240,340
386,522
38.34
failed
Voter Referendum
361 361
Referendum
Workmen`s compensation
1926-11-02
561,898
251,882
69.05
passed
Voter Referendum
362 362
Referendum
$0.03 gasoline tax
1938-11-08
245,195
664,150
26.96
failed
Voter Referendum
363 363
Referendum
$0.04 gasoline tax
1950-04-04
179,094
528,201
25.32
failed
Voter Referendum
364 364
Referendum
Higher state income tax
1970-04-07
364,546
468,597
43.76
failed
Voter Referendum
365 365
Referendum
Higher pensions for state employees
1970-11-03
217,133
769,378
22.01
failed
Voter Referendum
366 366
Referendum
Big trucks permitted on Missouri highways
1982-04-06
405,471
463,585
46.66
failed
Voter Referendum
367 367
Statutory Revision
Protects Missourians from Mandated health insurance and penalties for refusing to participate in national heath care reform
2010-08-03
669,847
272,723
71.10
passed
General Assembly
368 368
Constitutional Amendment
Require that assessors in charter counties be elected officers
2010-11-02
1,357,969
473,784
74.10
passed
General Assembly
369 369
Constitutional Amendment
Former prisoners of war with a total service-connected disability exempted from property tax
2010-11-02
1,224,803
637,695
65.80
passed
General Assembly
370 370
Constitutional Amendment
Prohibits tax on the sale or transfer of homes or any other real estate
2010-11-02
1,589,106
308,569
83.70
passed
Ballot Initiative
371 371
Statutory Revision
Prohibits new city earnings taxes & requires votes on existing earnings taxes
2010-11-02
1,294,904
598,009
68.40
passed
Ballot Initiative
372 372
Statutory Revision
Adds new regulations on dogs breeders
2010-11-02
995,423
934,591
51.60
passed
Ballot Initiative
373 373
Constitutional Amendment
A2 - Right to express their religious beliefs
2012-08-07
780,567
162,631
82.80
passed
General Assembly
374 374
Constitutional Amendment
A3 - Changes the current nonpartisan selection of supreme court and court of appeals judges to a process that gives the governor increased authority
2012-11-06
608,458
1,929,470
24.00
failed
General Assembly
375 375
Statutory Revision
PA - Move control of the city’s police force from the board of police commissioners currently appointed by the governor to the city
2012-11-06
1,617,443
914,143
63.90
passed
Ballot Initiative
376 376
Statutory Revision
PB - Create the Health and Education Trust Fund with proceeds from a tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products
2012-11-06
1,321,586
1,362,005
49.20
failed
Ballot Initiative
377 377
Statutory Revision
PE - Prohibit the Governor or any state agency, from establishing or operating state-based health insurance exchanges
2012-11-06
1,573,292
976,250
61.70
passed
General Assembly
378 378
Constitutional Amendment
A1 - Adds to Bill of Rights declaration that farmers and ranchers have a right to engage in farming and ranching practices
2014-08-05
498,751
496,223
50.13
passed
General Assembly
379 379
Constitutional Amendment
A5 - Adds to Sec. 23 of Bill of Rigths declaration that right to bear arms and ammo is unalienable & gets strict scrutiny protection
2014-08-05
602,076
385,422
60.97
passed
General Assembly
380 380
Constitutional Amendment
A7 - Creates transportation sales tax
2014-08-05
407,532
590,963
40.82
failed
General Assembly
381 381
Constitutional Amendment
A8 - Earmarks certain lottery proceeds for veteran projects and services
2014-08-05
440,369
538,575
44.98
failed
General Assembly
382 382
Constitutional Amendment
A9 - Adds "electronic data and communications to the things protected from unreasonable search and seizure in Art, I Sec. 15
2014-08-05
728,549
246,020
74.76
passed
General Assembly
383 383
Constitutional Amendment
A 2 - Relating to allowing evidence of prior criminal acts to be admissible in prosecutions for crimes of a sexual nature involving a victim under eighteen years of age
2014-11-04
1,018,773
396,519
71.98
passed
General Assembly
384 384
Constitutional Amendment
A 3 - Teacher tenure and evaluation procedures
2014-11-04
339,422
1,100,628
23.57
failed
Ballot Initiative
385 385
Constitutional Amendment
A 6 - Early voting
2014-11-04
416,447
985,966
29.69
failed
General Assembly
386 386
Constitutional Amendment
A 10 - requires governor to pay the public debt. prohibits governor from relying on revenue from legislation not yet passed when proposing a budget, provides a legislative check on the governor’s decisions to restrict funding
2014-11-04
791,099
601,699
56.80
passed
General Assembly

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