Election Results: Side Issues

Most of the voters who went to the polls on Election Day not only elected public officials, but decided many another question. There were an aggregate of 150 referenda on the ballots in 32 states. Some prime questions which voters answered:

California Store Tax, Among 23 questions submitted to California's voters, the one that made the biggest stir was No. 22, to settle whether a law passed by the Legislature in 1935 should go into effect. Called modestly a retail store license, it provided a $1 tax on the first store in a chain,...

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