IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
ELECTION DIVISION


IDAHO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT HISTORY

DATE ISSUE DESCRIPTION YES % NO % RESULT
November 5 1918 HJR 8
Art. 11,
Sec. 4
Provide the Co-operative Associations shall not be governed by provisions relating to the manner of voting for directors of incorporated companies 12,674 30.9 28,321 69.1 Defeated
  SJR 2 Constitutional Convention to revise/amend Constitution 16,442 31.1 36,351 68.9 Defeated
  SJR 4
Art. 12,
Sec. 4
Permit counties and municipalities to become stockholders in and give financial aid to fair associations 17,472 36.5 30,387 63.5 Defeated
  SJR 5
Art. 4,
Sec. 1
Abolish office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 22,147 43.9 28,268 56.1 Defeated
  SJR 10
Art. 8,
Sec. 1
Limit bonded indebtedness of the state, exclusive of debt of territory and debt for construction of State Capitol, to sum not greater than one per centum 18,027 40.2 26,856 59.8 Defeated
November 7 1916 HJR 3
Art. 9,
Sec. 8
Permit sale of one hundred sections of school land 64,973 63.1 38,044 36.9 Approved
  SJR 1
Art. 3,
Sec. 26
Forbid manufacture, sale and transportation for sale of intoxicating liquor for beverage 90,576 71.9 35,456 28.1 Approved
November 3 1914 HJR 3
Art. 5,
Sec. 6
Increasing Supreme Court to 5 Justices 17,170 22.1 60,619 77.9 Defeated
  HJR 23
Art. 9,
Sec. 7
Removing Superintendent from Land Board 31,528 41.7 44,168 58.3 Defeated
  SJR 4
Art. 4,
Sec. 1
Extending terms of state officers to 4 years 23,952 30.3 55,062 69.7 Defeated
November 5 1912 HJR 13
Art. 3,
Sec. 2
Senate comprised of one member from each county; House of Representatives not to exceed three times number of Senators 33,992 69.4 14,978 30.6 Approved
  HJR 19
Art. 6,
Sec. 6
Right to recall any public officer except judicial officers in state or electoral district 37,875 73.8 13,469 26.2 Approved
  HJR 24
Art. 13,
Sec. 3
Repeal section regarding labor of convicts confined in state prison done within prison grounds, except public works under direct control of state 33,908 65.5 17,876 34.5 Approved
  HJR 30
Art. 9,
Sec. 2
General supervision of educational institutions and public school system be vested in State Board of Education 33,045 69.1 14,796 30.9 Approved
  SJR 1
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Make County Treasurer ex-officio Tax Collector (two part question) (a) 33,551
(b) 30,932
(a) 66.1
(b) 63.0
(a) 17,177
(b) 18,171
(a) 33.9
(b) 37.0
Approved
  SJR 12
Art. 3,
Sec. 1
Give electorate power to propose referendum vote on any act/measure passed by Legislature and approve/reject same at polls 43,658 76.4 13,490 23.6 Approved
  SJR 13
Art. 3,
Sec. 1
Give electorate power to propose laws of their own initiative and enact same at polls 38,918 71.9 15,195 28.1 Approved
  SJR 16
Art. 8,
Sec. 1
Limit bonded indebtedness of state to sum of two million dollars 31,712 63.7 18,083 36.3 Approved
November 8 1910 HJR 3
Art. 8,
Sec. 1
Permit Legislature to authorize sufficient bond issue or make appropriation to complete construction and furnishing of State Capitol building at Boise 26,189 54.8 21,637 45.2 Approved
  HJR 15
Art. 9,
Sec. 7
Make State Auditor member of State Board of Land Commissioners 30,557 65.6 16,056 34.4 Approved
  SJR 6
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
(a) Authorize Assessors and ex-officio Tax Collectors to employ deputies / clerical assistants when empowered by County Commissioners 31,649 62.0 19,396 38.0 Approved
    (b) Remove disqualification of County Assessors to succeed themselves 30,741 62.6 18,400 37.4  
    (c) Remove disqualification of Sheriffs to succeed themselves 30,636 63.2 17,825 36.8  
  SJR 7
Art. 5,
Sec. 6
Authorize Supreme Court fo call a District Judge to sit when Supreme Court Justice is disqualified or unable to sit on hearing of a case 36,593 74.8 12,330 25.2 Approved
November 3 1908 HJR 3
Art. 5,
Secs. 2, 11, 17, 20, 21, 24;
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Abolish Probate Court, extend jurisdiction of District Court and provide for election and apointment of Judges and salaries, terms of courts, and establish system of districts (voided by Court decision, 1908, non-compliance w/requirements for amending constitution) 28,050 52.3 25,598 47.7 Approved
  HJR 10
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Permit County Assessors and Tax Collectors to employ deputies / clerical as required 33,449 55.4 26,901 44.6 Approved
November 6 1906 HJR 5
Art. 8,
Sec. 3,4
(1) Authorize majority of qualified electors to incur public indebtedness 16,203 40.2 24,138 59.8 Defeated
    (2) Permit counties, town, villages and other subdivisions of the state to vote bonds in aid of railroads and others works of internal improvement 13,330 34.0 25,836 66.0  
  SJR 1
Art. 18,
Sec. 10
Election of County Commissioners for four year terms 16,330 38.9 25,642 61.1 Defeated
  SJR 4
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
Legislature by general and uniform law to provide for county, township and precinct officers 16,413 43.0 21,774 57.0 Defeated
  SJR 5
Art. 7,
Sec. 8
Exempt from taxation lines of railroad to be constructed for period not exceeding ten years 8,641 21.4 31,687 78.6 Defeated
  SJR 6
Art. 7,
Sec. 9
Limit taxation of property for state purposes to ten mills on each dollar of assessed valuation except by vote of the people 20,973 51.2 20,005 48.8 Approved
November 1904 HJR 5
Art. 18,
Sec. 10
Four year terms for County Commissioners 7,486 44.6 9,284 55.4 Defeated
November 4 1902 HJR 2
Art. 13,
Sec. 2
Empower Legislature to pass laws for the protection of health and safety of factory, smelter, mine and ore workers 20,096 96.0 835 4.0 Approved
November 6 1900 SJR 12
Art. 9,
Sec. 11
Enlarge powers of the State Board of Land Commissioners in loaning school money 8,535 70.5 3,576 29.5 Approved
November 8 1898 HJR 8
Art. 18,
Sec. 4
To prescribe a property qualification for the division and creation of counties Not Avail   Not Avail   Approved
  HJR 10
Art. 18,
Sec. 7,9
(1) To provide compensation of all county officers by annual salaries instead of fees; and payment of actual / necessary expenses instead of mileage Not Avail   Not Avail   Approved
    (2) Felony penalty for any county officer to neglect / refuse to pay into treasury all fees in excess of actual / necessary expenses          
November 3 1896 HJR 10
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
To separate offices of Probate Judges and county Superintendents of Public Instruction (remove election req. for township, precinct and municipal officers) 11,147 73.8 3,952 26.2 Approved
  SJR 2
Art. 6,
Sec. 2
Extend to women the equal right of suffrage 12,126 65.9 6,282 34.1 Approved
  SJR 5
Art. 5,
Sec. 18
To abolish the office of District Attorney and create the office of County Attorney 11,643 76.3 3,612 23.7 Approved
November 6 1894 HJR 3 and HJR 4
Art. 18,
Sec. 6
To separate the offices of Probate Judges and county Superintendents of Public Instruction 6,236 75.9 1,979 24.1 Approved
November 6 1892 SJR 9
Art. 18,
Sec. 7
Compensation of county officers 1,318 33.5 2,616 66.5 Defeated

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