IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
ELECTION DIVISION


IDAHO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT HISTORY

DATE ISSUE DESCRIPTION YES % NO % RESULT
November 4 1938   No Constitutional Amendments appeared on ballot.          
November 3 1936 HJR 1
Art. 5,
Sec. 9
Enlarges jurisdiction of Supreme Court 76,567 61.2 48,530 38.8 Approved
  SJR 1
Art. 9,
Sec. 8
Provides authority to exchange granted lands for other lands under agreement with the United States 69,254 55.3 55,906 44.7 Approved
November 6 1934 HJR 7
Art. 3,
Sec. 1
Simple majority vote needed on initiatives 53,415 49.3 54,949 50.7 Defeated
  SJR 1
Art. 1,
Sec. 7
Six person juries for civil cases less than five hundred dollars 83,170 69.9 35,783 30.1 Approved
  SJR 2
Art. 6,
Sec. 7
Non partisan selection of judicial officers 76,050 66.8 37,856 33.2 Approved
  SJR 5
Art. 3,
Sec. 26
Gives Legislature power to regulate liquor traffic 85,469 61.4 53,788 38.6 Approved
  SJR 7
Art. 18,
Sec. 10
Terms of office for County Commissioners 61,319 53.5 53,257 46.5 Approved
  SJR 11
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Commissioners to be only constitutional officers in counties 38,403 35.1 70,855 64.9 Defeated
November 8 1932 HJR 1
Art. 8,
Sec. 4
Exemptions of state and municipal property from taxation shall not apply to property held in a proprietary capacity 43,034 42.0 59,419 58.0 Defeated
  HJR 2
Art. 1,
Sec. 20
Requires property ownership in order to vote in irrigation districts 61,806 58.0 44,723 42.0 Approved
  HJR 3
Art. 7,
Sec. 17
Provides for imposition of income taxes and fixes limitations 47,821 45.7 56,827 54.3 Defeated
  SJR 3
Art. 18,
Sec. 4A
Provides a method of consolidating counties 81,136 68.9 36,614 31.1 Approved
  SJR 8
Art. 7,
Sec. 12
Creation of State Tax Commission 49,616 45.4 59,739 54.6 Defeated
November 4 1930 HJR 5
Art. 10,
Sec. 6
Repeals section on Board of Directors of insane asylum 85,574 85.3 14,716 14.7 Adopted
November 6 1928 HJR 3
Art. 4,
Sec. 19
Monthly salaries for state officers 71,209 68.7 32,377 31.3 Approved
  HJR 4
Art. 18,
Sec. 7
Monthly salaries for county officers 74,762 72.3 28,618 27.7 Approved
  HJR 7
Art. 5,
Sec. 18
Salaries of Prosecuting Attorneys set by law 62,689 65.2 33,438 34.8 Approved
  HJR 8
Art. 4,
Sec. 1
Four year terms for state officers (later voided by court decision) 52,059 51.8 48,497 48.2 Approved
  HJR 10
Art. 9,
Sec. 11
Permits loaning of educational funds on county, city and village bonds 48,594 53.7 41,970 46.3 Approved
  HJR 11
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Legislature to designate Tax Collector 59,467 64.5 32,688 35.5 Approved
  HJR 13
Art. 15,
Sec. 3
State to limit use of natural streams for power purposes 56,624 59.8 38,001 40.2 Approved
  SJR 4
Art. 3,
Sec. 23
Fixes salary of Legislators not to exceed ten dollars a day 48,006 49.0 49,882 51.0 Defeated
November 2 1926 HJR 7
Art. 3,
Sec. 23
Sets compensation for State Legislators 21,320 47.4 23,677 52.6 Defeated
November 4 1924 SJR 7
Art. 15,
Sec. 3
Affirms water rights except when use is for power purposes 18,163 35.7 32,682 64.3 Defeated
November 7 1922   No Constitutional Amendments appeared on ballot.          
November 2 1920 HJR 6
Art. 5,
Sec. 6
Increase membership of Supreme Court from three to five Justices and provide for election and terms of office of said additional Justices 35,265 53.2 30,989 46.8 Approved
  HJR 8
Art. 5,
Sec. 9
Provide that the Supreme Court have jurisdiction of appeals from orders of the Public Utilities Commission 33,570 56.3 26,020 43.7 Approved
  HJR 10
Art. 9,
Sec. 8
Increase permitted annual sale of school land from 100 to 200 sections 30,790 49.1 31,859 50.9 Defeated
  HJR 13
Art. 8,
Sec. 2
Credit of the state not given or loaned, nor shall state become stockholder in any Association or Corporation, directly or indirectly 32,322 53.7 27,812 46.3 Approved

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