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Measure Details

Authorizing Casino Gaming

New York Ballot Measure - Proposal 1

Election: Nov. 5, 2013 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Government Operations
Gambling and Gaming

Yes
1,495,536
(57.07%)

Argument For

No
1,125,164
(42.93%)

Argument Against

Summary

The purpose of the proposed amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the Constitution is to allow the Legislature to authorize and regulate up to seven casinos for the legislated purposes of promoting job growth, increasing aid to schools, and permitting local governments to lower property taxes through revenues generated.

Measure Text

The proposed amendment to section 9 of article 1 of the Constitution would allow the Legislature to authorize up to seven casinos in New York State for the legislated purposes of promoting job growth, increasing aid to schools, and permitting local governments to lower property taxes through revenues generated. Shall the amendment be approved?

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