IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
ELECTION DIVISION


IDAHO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT HISTORY

DATE ISSUE DESCRIPTION YES % NO % RESULT
November 3 1998 HJR 6
Art. 9,
Secs. 4 & 8
To change the name of the Public School Fund to the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund and provide that the fund include proceeds from the sale of school lands and amounts allocated from the Public School Earnings Reserve Fund

Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional. Idaho Watershed Project v. State Board of Land Commissioners 133 Id.55, 982 P.2d 358 (1999)

221,197 63.9 125,093 36.1 Approved

NOT EFFECTIVE

  HJR 8
Art. 9,
Secs. 3 & 11
To change the name of the Public School Fund to the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund, provide that earnings of that fund be deposited into the Public School Earnings Reserve Fund and provide for distribution 220,282 65.3 117,245 34.7 Approved
  SJR 101
Art. 5,
Secs. 17 & 27
To delete obsolete language relating to salaries of Supreme Court Justices 236,952 72.1 91,518 27.9 Approved
  SJR 102
Art. 4,
Sec. 19
To delete obsolete language relating to salaries and fees of officers of the executive department of state government 181,451 57.2 135,594 42.8 Approved
  SJR 105
Art. 6,
Sec. 3
To delete the prohibition of a person under guardianship from voting, serving as a jurror or holding any civil office 178,665 54.2 150,790 45.8 Approved
  SJR 106
Art. 8,
Sec. 2
To authorize the state of Idaho to guarantee the bonds of school districts 195,290 61.8 120,701 38.2 Approved
  SJR 107
Art. 8,
Sec. 1
To clarify limits on state debt and liabilities, provide for publication of intent to create state indebtedness and except from the definition of debt ordinary operating expenses that will be repaid during the fiscal year 205,949 65.1 110,439 34.9 Approved
  HB 644
Advisory Question
Advisory question asking whether ballot access restrictions should continue for other offices since they are inapplicable to members of congress 184,329 53.2 162,415 46.8 Approved
November 5 1996 SJR 111
Art. 8,
Sec. 3
Expand options available for public hospital financing, provided that hospital revenues are used and that no tax revenues are used to pay debt 238,189 55.3 192,235 44.7 Approved
November 8 1994 HJR 16
Art. 1,
Sec. 22
Provide for rights of crime victims 307,070 79.3 79,934 20.7 Approved
  HJR 17
Art. 18,
Sec. 12
Legislature to provide for optional forms of county government and allow electors to retain present form or select optional form by majority vote of county electors 232,704 64.8 126,443 35.2 Approved
  HJR 24
Art. 4,
Sec. 1
Delete requirement the Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Supt. of Public Instruction must reside in Ada County during term of office 218,857 58.2 157,070 41.8 Approved
  SJR 105
Art. 3,
Sec. 2
Create Commission for reapportionment and provide that Supreme Court have original jurisdiction in appeals of legislative apportionment 227,644 64.1 127,437 35.9 Approved
  SJR 109
Art. 3,
Sec. 23;
Art. 4,
Secs. 1, 3, 6, 19, 20;
Art. 5,
Sec. 27;
Art. 9;
Sec. 7
Change title of State Auditor to State Controller and prohibit State Controller from performing any post-audit functions 222,790 61.5 139,214 38.5 Approved
November 3 1992 HJR 4
Art. 3,
Sec. 20
Clarifying Idaho's policy on casino gambling 273,496 57.9 198,883 42.1 Approved
November 6 1990 HJR 14
Art. 7,
Sec. 4
Authorizing the Legislature to impose a fee on Fish & Game land 158,740 53.6 137,167 46.4 Approved
November 8 1988 HJR 3
Art. 3,
Sec. 20
Removes prohibition against the Legislature authorizing a lottery or gift enterprise 212,877 51.8 198,062 48.2 Approved
  SCR 132
Advisory Vote
Concerning ratification of amendment to the US Constitution limiting congressional pay increases 266,351 74.3 92,197 25.7 Approved
November 4 1986 HJR 4
Art. 3,
Secs. 2, 4, 5
Limiting the size of the Legislature and banning floterial districts 225,956 67.4 109,195 32.6 Approved
  SJR 102
Art. 8,
Sec. 6
Establishing a four year term for County Coroner 290,318 80.1 72,288 19.9 Approved
  SJR 107
Art. 4,
Sec. 7
Limiting the power of the Board of Pardons 235,123 68.2 109,644 31.8 Approved
November 6 1984 HJR 5
Art. 3,
Sec. 5
Would allow counties to be divided in the formation of legislative districts 148,383 40.7 216,201 59.3 Defeated
  SJR 117
Art. 15,
Sec. 7
Would specifically give the Legislature constitutional authority to amend or reject the state water plan in a manner provided by law 192,229 53.2 169,087 46.8 Approved
November 2 1982 HJR 2
Art. 5,
Sec. 6
Allows for selection of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by other Justices 203,000 69.8 87,917 30.2 Approved
  HJR 7
Art. 6,
Sec. 3
Removes voter disqualification from constitution including old anti-Mormon language 191,870 65.7 100,113 34.3 Approved
  HJR 14
Art. 6,
Sec. 2
Removes outdated voting age and residency requirements 193,826 65.4 102,390 34.6 Approved
  HJR 15
Art. 5,
Sec. 18
Changes term of County Prosecuting Attorney from two to four years 179,139 62.2 108,850 37.8 Approved
  HJR 17
Art. 8,
Sec. 5
Allows cities and counties to issue industrial revenue bonds 175,087 63.4 101,255 36.6 Approved
  HJR 18
Art. 9,
Sec. 8
Changes standard for management of state endowment lands 177,188 64.1 99,075 35.9 Approved
  SJR 110
Art. 11,
Sec. 4
Removes mandatory cumulative voting in the election of corporate directors 141,463 53.6 122,489 46.4 Approved
  SJR 112
Art. 1,
Sec. 7
Allows for waiver of jury trial in felony ciminal cases 199,606 69.8 86,251 30.2 Approved
November 4 1980 HJR 12
Art. 9,
Sec. 5
Idaho Health Facilities empowered to finance or operate health facilities 201,277 52.6 181,278 47.4 Approved
  SJR 112
Art. 3,
Sec. 1
Removing restriction limiting initiatives to gubernatorial election years 231,566 62.5 139,092 37.5 Approved

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