At a glance
State questions on Nov. 6 ballot
Voters will consider these six amendments to the Oklahoma Constitution in the Nov. 6 General Election.
State Question 758
SQ 758 would lower the cap on property value increases for owner occupied homes and agricultural land. The current cap is at 5 percent and would be reduced to 3 percent. It would reduce the amount property taxes — ad valorem taxes — could increase in a single year.
A Yes vote — lowers the cap on taxable property values to 3 percent
A No vote — keeps the cap on taxable property values at 5 percent
State Question 759
SQ 759 would not allow affirmative action programs in state hiring, contracting and education programs. Affirmative action is state policies in place aimed at increasing diversity in state hiring, contracting and education giving weight or preference to underrepresented groups such as women and minorities.
A Yes vote — ends affirmative action programs
A No vote — maintains affirmative action programs
State Question 762
SQ 762 would remove the governor from the parole process for some nonviolent offenders. The Pardon and Parole Board would then be solely responsible for granting parole to nonviolent offenders, but the governor would still have final say in parole of other criminals.