1947 General Election Overview

Official Tabulation: November 4, 1947

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

To provide a bonus to veterans

YES 1,497,804

NO 478,701

 

Six-year term for judges of probate courts, and to eliminate the provision that their compensation be payable out of the county treasury.

YES 855,106

NO 692,061

 

To increase the number of members of the Sinking Fund Commission to include the Governor and the Treasurer of State.

YES 782,158

NO 762,129

 

Relative to the prohibition of the expenditure of money from motor vehicle license taxes and gasoline taxes for other than highway and related purposes.

YES 1,037,650

NO 669,718