Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Abortion

Abortion and Reproductive

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture and Food

Agriculture and Food

Animals and Wildlife

Animals and Wildlife

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Rainy Day Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 2: An Amendment Providing that Appropriation Bills Are Valid for One Fiscal Year; to Require the General Assembly to Meet in Fiscal Session during Even-Numbered Years; and to Set Length of Sessions Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 11/04 AZ Proposition 300: State Legislators' Salaries Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 92: Community Colleges. Funding. Governance. Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 6/03 CA Proposition 98: Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 6: Criminal Penalties and Laws. Public Safety Funding. Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 12: Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 Passed 11/04 MD HB 4: Video Lottery Passed 6/10 ME Bond Question: Bond Issue for Natural Resource, Agricultural and Transportation Infrastructure Passed 11/04 MO Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Grants and Loans for Storm Water Control Passed 11/04 MO Proposition C: Renewable Energy Passed 11/04 MT Referendum 118: 6-Mill Levy for Support of the Montana University System Passed 11/04 MT Constitutional Amendment 44: Allow Up To 25 Percent of Certain Public Funds to be Invested in Private Corporate Capital Stock Failed 11/04 MT Initiative 155: Healthy Montana Kids Plan Act Passed 11/04 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Oil Tax Trust Fund Failed 5/13 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Allow Investment of Public Endowment Funds by Cities Passed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 1: Voters to Approve State Authority Bonds Payable from State Appropriations Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 4: Higher Education and Special School Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OH Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed 11/04 OR Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed 11/04 PA Bond Question: Water and Sewer Improvements Bond Referendum Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Resolution Regarding Permanent State Trust Fund Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment E: Stock and Bond Subscriptions Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Alabama Madison School Taxes Amendment 3 Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed 11/04 CO Referendum M: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Land Value Increase Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 51: State Sales Tax Increase for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities Failed 1/29 FL Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 3: Changes and Improvements Not Affecting the Assessed Value of Residential Real Property Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 8: Local Option Community College Funding Failed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed 11/04 MA Question 1: Small Government Act to End the Income Tax Failed 11/04 MN HF 2285: Dedicated Funding for Natural Resources and Arts Passed 11/04 MO Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed 11/04 ND Statutory Measure 2: Initiated Statutory Measure Relating to Individual and Corporate Income Tax Failed 11/04 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Oil Tax Trust Fund Failed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NM Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 4: Higher Education and Special School Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed 11/04 NV Question 4: Amends the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 to Authorizing the Legislature to Comply with Federal Law or Interstate Agreements Failed 11/04 NV Question 3: Requirements for Property and Sales Tax Exemptions Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OK State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed 11/04 OK State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 59: Creates an Unlimited Deduction for Federal Income Taxes on Individual Taxpayers' Oregon Income-Tax Returns Failed 11/04 OR Measure 63: Exempts Specified Property Owners from Building Permit Failed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Date State Title Outcome
8/26 AK Ballot Measure 3: An Act establishing a program of public funding for campaigns for state elected offices, to be known as the Alaska Clean Elections Act Failed 11/04 AR Amendment 1: An Amendment Concerning Voting, Qualifications of Voters and Election Officers, and the Time of Holding General Elections Passed 2/05 CA Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 54: Campaign Contributions from Certain Government Contractors Pending 11/04 CO Referendum O: Initiative Petition Requirements Failed 11/04 CT HJ 21: Voting Age Passed 11/04 IA Constitutional Amendment Question: Qualifications of Electors Passed 11/04 MD SB 1: Early Voting Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 1: School Board Membership and Elections Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: School Elections Held with Non-partisan Elections Passed 11/04 NV Question 1: Amend Nevada Constitution (Voter Eligibility) Failed 11/04 OH Issue 1: To Provide for Earlier Filing Deadlines for Statewide Ballot Issues Passed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 54: Amends Constitution: Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections Passed 11/04 OR Measure 65: Changes General Election Nomination Processes for Major/Minor Party, Independent Candidates for Most Partisan Offices Failed 11/04 OR Measure 64: Penalizes Person, Entity for Using Funds Collected with Public Resource for Political Purpose Failed 11/04 SD Initiated Measure 10: South Dakota Open and Clean Government Act Failed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment D: Legislative Apportionment Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Initiative Petition Signatures Passed

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Rainy Day Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 5: Alabama Russell County Court Costs Amendment 5 Passed 11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Alabama Shelby County Judicial Commission Amendment 2 Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 102: Marriage Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 91: Transportation Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 8: Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 4: Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CO Referendum L: Age Qualification for Serving in General Assembly Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 46: Discrimination and Preferential Treatment by the State Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed 11/04 CO Referendum N: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Intoxicating Liquor Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 56: Employer Responsibility for Health Insurance Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 52: Use of Severance Tax Revenue for Highways Failed 11/04 CT Constitutional Convention Question: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 CT HJ 21: Voting Age Passed 1/29 FL Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 1: Relating to Property Rights/Ineligible Aliens Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 3: To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to underserved areas. Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed 11/04 HI Constitutional Amendment: Amendment Age Qualification for Governor and Lieutenant Governor Failed 11/04 HI Constitutional Convention Question: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 IA Constitutional Amendment Question: Qualifications of Electors Passed 11/04 IL Constitutional Convention: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 1: English as the Official Language Passed 11/04 MT Constitutional Amendment 44: Allow Up To 25 Percent of Certain Public Funds to be Invested in Private Corporate Capital Stock Failed 11/04 NE Initiative Measure 424: Affirmative Action Ban Passed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 2: Provides that Method of Selection and Appointment of Certain Municipal Court Judges Be Set by Statute Rather Than by the Constitution Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 1: Voters to Approve State Authority Bonds Payable from State Appropriations Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Confirmation of Heads of Cabinet Level Departments and Agencies Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Filling a Vacancy in the Lieutenant Governor's Office Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Midterm Salary Increases for County Officers Failed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 1: School Board Membership and Elections Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: School Elections Held with Non-partisan Elections Passed 11/04 NV Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OH Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed 11/04 OH Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed 11/04 OH Issue 1: To Provide for Earlier Filing Deadlines for Statewide Ballot Issues Passed 11/04 OK State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed 11/04 OK State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed 11/04 OK State Question 742: Right to Hunt, Trap, Fish and Take Game and Fish Passed 11/04 OK State Question 743: Wine Sales Passed 5/20 OR Measure 52: Amends Constitution: Enables Crime Victims to Enforce Existing Constitutional Rights in Prosections, Delinquency Proceedings Passed 11/04 OR Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 54: Amends Constitution: Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections Passed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 1: Age of Consent Passed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 2b: Independent Trusts for Public Employee Pension Plans Failed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 2a: Public Employee Pension Plans Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment J: Eliminate term limits for legislators Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment I: Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. Passed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment H: Repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment G: Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. Failed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment D: Legislative Apportionment Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Resolution Regarding Permanent State Trust Fund Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Resolution Revising Executive Officer Succession Provisions Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment E: Stock and Bond Subscriptions Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Initiative Petition Signatures Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Oath of Office Passed

Crime

Crime

Crime

Drugs

Drugs

Education

Education

Education

Employment and Affirmative Action

Energy

Energy

Energy

Environment

Date State Title Outcome
8/26 AK Ballot Measure 2: An Act prohibiting the shooting of wolves and grizzly bears with the use of aircraft Failed 8/26 AK Ballot Measure 4: An Act to protect Alaska's clean water Failed 11/04 AR Question 1: Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007 Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 6: Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed 11/04 MN HF 2285: Dedicated Funding for Natural Resources and Arts Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Grants and Loans for Storm Water Control Passed 5/13 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Allow Investment of Public Endowment Funds by Cities Passed 11/04 OH Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed 11/04 OH Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed 11/04 PA Bond Question: Water and Sewer Improvements Bond Referendum Passed 11/04 RI Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed

Environment

Executive Branch

Federal, State and Local Relations

Gambling and Gaming

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 6: Alabama Utilities in Tuskegee Amendment 6 Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 49: Allowable Government Paycheck Deductions Failed 11/04 HI Constitutional Amendment: Amendment Age Qualification for Governor and Lieutenant Governor Failed 11/04 IL Constitutional Convention: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 1: Term Limits for Members of Certain Boards and Commissions Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 1: English as the Official Language Passed 6/10 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Appointment of Legislators to State Office Failed 11/04 ND Statutory Measure 4: Workforce Safety and Insurance Agency Passed 11/04 NJ Public Question 2: Provides that Method of Selection and Appointment of Certain Municipal Court Judges Be Set by Statute Rather Than by the Constitution Failed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Confirmation of Heads of Cabinet Level Departments and Agencies Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Filling a Vacancy in the Lieutenant Governor's Office Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Midterm Salary Increases for County Officers Failed 11/04 NV Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 OR Measure 64: Penalizes Person, Entity for Using Funds Collected with Public Resource for Political Purpose Failed 11/04 SD Initiated Measure 10: South Dakota Open and Clean Government Act Failed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Resolution Revising Executive Officer Succession Provisions Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Initiative Petition Signatures Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Oath of Office Passed

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Rainy Day Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 5: Alabama Russell County Court Costs Amendment 5 Passed 11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Alabama Shelby County Judicial Commission Amendment 2 Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 102: Marriage Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 91: Transportation Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 8: Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 4: Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CO Referendum L: Age Qualification for Serving in General Assembly Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 46: Discrimination and Preferential Treatment by the State Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed 11/04 CO Referendum N: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Intoxicating Liquor Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 56: Employer Responsibility for Health Insurance Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 52: Use of Severance Tax Revenue for Highways Failed 11/04 CT Constitutional Convention Question: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 CT HJ 21: Voting Age Passed 1/29 FL Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 1: Relating to Property Rights/Ineligible Aliens Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 3: To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to underserved areas. Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed 11/04 HI Constitutional Amendment: Amendment Age Qualification for Governor and Lieutenant Governor Failed 11/04 HI Constitutional Convention Question: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 IA Constitutional Amendment Question: Qualifications of Electors Passed 11/04 IL Constitutional Convention: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 1: English as the Official Language Passed 11/04 MT Constitutional Amendment 44: Allow Up To 25 Percent of Certain Public Funds to be Invested in Private Corporate Capital Stock Failed 11/04 NE Initiative Measure 424: Affirmative Action Ban Passed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 2: Provides that Method of Selection and Appointment of Certain Municipal Court Judges Be Set by Statute Rather Than by the Constitution Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 1: Voters to Approve State Authority Bonds Payable from State Appropriations Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Confirmation of Heads of Cabinet Level Departments and Agencies Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Filling a Vacancy in the Lieutenant Governor's Office Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Midterm Salary Increases for County Officers Failed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 1: School Board Membership and Elections Passed 11/04 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: School Elections Held with Non-partisan Elections Passed 11/04 NV Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OH Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed 11/04 OH Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed 11/04 OH Issue 1: To Provide for Earlier Filing Deadlines for Statewide Ballot Issues Passed 11/04 OK State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed 11/04 OK State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed 11/04 OK State Question 742: Right to Hunt, Trap, Fish and Take Game and Fish Passed 11/04 OK State Question 743: Wine Sales Passed 5/20 OR Measure 52: Amends Constitution: Enables Crime Victims to Enforce Existing Constitutional Rights in Prosections, Delinquency Proceedings Passed 11/04 OR Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 54: Amends Constitution: Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections Passed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 1: Age of Consent Passed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 2b: Independent Trusts for Public Employee Pension Plans Failed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 2a: Public Employee Pension Plans Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment J: Eliminate term limits for legislators Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment I: Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. Passed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment H: Repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment G: Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. Failed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment D: Legislative Apportionment Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Resolution Regarding Permanent State Trust Fund Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Resolution Revising Executive Officer Succession Provisions Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment E: Stock and Bond Subscriptions Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Initiative Petition Signatures Passed 11/04 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Oath of Office Passed

Government Operations

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Rainy Day Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 2: An Amendment Providing that Appropriation Bills Are Valid for One Fiscal Year; to Require the General Assembly to Meet in Fiscal Session during Even-Numbered Years; and to Set Length of Sessions Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 11/04 AZ Proposition 300: State Legislators' Salaries Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 92: Community Colleges. Funding. Governance. Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 6/03 CA Proposition 98: Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 6: Criminal Penalties and Laws. Public Safety Funding. Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 12: Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 Passed 11/04 MD HB 4: Video Lottery Passed 6/10 ME Bond Question: Bond Issue for Natural Resource, Agricultural and Transportation Infrastructure Passed 11/04 MO Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed 11/04 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Grants and Loans for Storm Water Control Passed 11/04 MO Proposition C: Renewable Energy Passed 11/04 MT Referendum 118: 6-Mill Levy for Support of the Montana University System Passed 11/04 MT Constitutional Amendment 44: Allow Up To 25 Percent of Certain Public Funds to be Invested in Private Corporate Capital Stock Failed 11/04 MT Initiative 155: Healthy Montana Kids Plan Act Passed 11/04 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Oil Tax Trust Fund Failed 5/13 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Allow Investment of Public Endowment Funds by Cities Passed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 1: Voters to Approve State Authority Bonds Payable from State Appropriations Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 4: Higher Education and Special School Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OH Issue 2: To Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Continue the Clean Ohio Program for Environmental Revitalization and Conservation Passed 11/04 OR Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed 11/04 PA Bond Question: Water and Sewer Improvements Bond Referendum Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Resolution Regarding Permanent State Trust Fund Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment E: Stock and Bond Subscriptions Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed

Government Operations

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Alabama Madison School Taxes Amendment 3 Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 105: Relating to Initiative Measures and Requiring that Any Mandatory Tax or Spending Increase Be Enacted by a Majority of Qualified Electors Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed 11/04 CO Referendum M: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Land Value Increase Passed 11/04 CO Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed 11/04 CO Amendment 51: State Sales Tax Increase for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities Failed 1/29 FL Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 3: Changes and Improvements Not Affecting the Assessed Value of Residential Real Property Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 8: Local Option Community College Funding Failed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed 11/04 MA Question 1: Small Government Act to End the Income Tax Failed 11/04 MN HF 2285: Dedicated Funding for Natural Resources and Arts Passed 11/04 MO Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed 11/04 ND Statutory Measure 2: Initiated Statutory Measure Relating to Individual and Corporate Income Tax Failed 11/04 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Oil Tax Trust Fund Failed 11/04 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Changing the Powers of Municipalities Failed 11/04 NM Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 4: Higher Education and Special School Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed 11/04 NV Question 4: Amends the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 to Authorizing the Legislature to Comply with Federal Law or Interstate Agreements Failed 11/04 NV Question 3: Requirements for Property and Sales Tax Exemptions Passed 11/04 OH Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed 11/04 OK State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed 11/04 OK State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 59: Creates an Unlimited Deduction for Federal Income Taxes on Individual Taxpayers' Oregon Income-Tax Returns Failed 11/04 OR Measure 63: Exempts Specified Property Owners from Building Permit Failed 11/04 WA Initiative 985: Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation. Failed

Guns

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Housing and Property

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 4: Alabama Blount County Annexation Amendment 4 Passed 11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Alabama Madison School Taxes Amendment 3 Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 201: Homeowners' Bill of Rights Failed 11/04 AZ Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed 6/03 CA Proposition 99: Eminent Domain. Acquisition of Owner-Occupied Residence. Constitutional Amendment. Passed 6/03 CA Proposition 98: Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 12: Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 Passed 11/04 CO Referendum M: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Land Value Increase Passed 1/29 FL Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 6: Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 3: Changes and Improvements Not Affecting the Assessed Value of Residential Real Property Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed 11/04 FL Constitutional Amendment 1: Relating to Property Rights/Ineligible Aliens Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed 11/04 NV Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed 11/04 NV Question 3: Requirements for Property and Sales Tax Exemptions Passed 11/04 OH Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed 11/04 OK State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed 11/04 OK State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 63: Exempts Specified Property Owners from Building Permit Failed 11/04 RI Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed

Immigration

Indigenous Peoples

Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch

Labor Unions

Legislative Branch

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 5: Alabama Russell County Court Costs Amendment 5 Passed 11/04 AR Amendment 2: An Amendment Providing that Appropriation Bills Are Valid for One Fiscal Year; to Require the General Assembly to Meet in Fiscal Session during Even-Numbered Years; and to Set Length of Sessions Passed 11/04 AZ Proposition 300: State Legislators' Salaries Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed 11/04 CO Referendum L: Age Qualification for Serving in General Assembly Failed 11/04 LA Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed 6/10 ND Constitutional Measure 1: Appointment of Legislators to State Office Failed 11/04 NV Question 4: Amends the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 to Authorizing the Legislature to Comply with Federal Law or Interstate Agreements Failed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment J: Eliminate term limits for legislators Failed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment I: Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. Passed 11/04 SD Constitutional Amendment G: Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. Failed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment D: Legislative Apportionment Passed 11/04 UT Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed

Marriage, Family, and Children

Marriage, Family, and Children

Marriage, Family, and Children

Military Personnel

Science

Senior Citizens

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Social

Social

Social

Social

Stem Cell Research

Transportation

Transportation

Unemployed and Low-Income

Veterans

Women