Oklahomans Decide On 11 State Questions, Approving More Than Half


Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 5:00 pm
By: News 9


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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahomans voted on 11 state questions Tuesday, approving more than half of the questions on the ballot.

SQ 744: Common School Funding - Rejected
Deals with money spent on day–to–day operations of the schools and school districts

SQ 754: State Government Expenditure Limitations - Rejected
Limits how the Constitution could control the appropriation process

SQ 757: Constitutional Reserve Fund - Approved
Increases the amount of surplus revenue which goes into a special fund

SQ 752: Judicial Nominating Commission - Approved
Adds two at–large members to the Commission

SQ 755: Court Decisions - Approved
Makes courts rely on federal and state law when deciding cases, rather than considering or using international law or Islamic law

SQ 751: English Language - Approved
Dictates English as the language to be used in official state action

SQ 756: Health Care Systems - Approved
Allows for many provisions concerning the definition of "Health Care Systems," their functions, and their limitations

SQ 746: Voter Identification - Approved
Requires that each person appearing to vote present a document proving their identity

SQ 747: Term Limits for Statewide Elected Officials - Approved
Limits the number of years a person may serve in statewide elected offices

SQ 748: Legislative Redistricting - Approved
Amends sections of the Oklahoma Constitution concerning voting districts

SQ 750: Initiative Petition Signature Requirements - Approved
Decreases the number of required signatures