Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

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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
9/18 AL Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 204: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 31: State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 34: Death Penalty. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (6): Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions/Construction of Rights Failed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 ID Proposition 3: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Amending School District Funding, Requiring Provision of Computing Devices and Online Courses for High School Graduation Failed 11/06 MD Question 7: Gaming Expansion Referendum Passed 11/06 ME Question 2: Bond Issue - Higher Education Passed 11/06 ME Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-1: A Referendum On Public Act 4 of 2011 - The Emergency Manager Law Failed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 3: Government Prohibited from Burdening the Exercise of Religious Liberty Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 4: Constitutional Amendment to Change Annual Legislative Salaries to Twenty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars Failed 11/06 NJ Public Question 1: Building Our Future Bond Act Passed 11/06 NJ Public Questions No. 2: Constitutional Amendment Allowing Contributions to Be Taken Fom Justices' and Judges' Salaries for Their Employee Benefits Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question C: General Obligation Bond C Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question A: General Obligation Bond A Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed 11/06 OR Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 OR Measure 83: Authorizes Privately-Owned Wood Village Casino; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 RI Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed 11/06 RI Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed 11/06 RI Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed 11/06 RI Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed 11/06 RI Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment O: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Changing the Method for Distributions from the Cement Plant Trust Fund Passed 11/06 SD Referred Law 14: An Act to Establish the Large Project Development Fund Failed 11/06 SD Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment P: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Adding Balanced Budget Requirements Passed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Joint Resolution on Severance Tax Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Concerning Implementing the Commission on State Debt Recommendations Regarding Washington's Debt Limit Passed 11/06 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
8/28 AK Ballot Measure 1: An Act Increasing the Maximum Residential Property Exemption and Providing for Annual Adjustments Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 9: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 9 Passed 11/06 AR Issue No. 2: An Amendment Concerning Municipal and County Financing of Sales Tax Anticipated Revenue Bond Projects, Unfunded Liabilities, of Closed Local Police and Fire Pension Plans, and Real and Tangible Personal Property Failed 11/06 AR Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 204: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 116: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Exemptions Failed 6/05 CA Proposition 29: HOPE 2010 : The California Cancer Research Act Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 39: Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute. Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Atlanta Regional District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Central Savannah River Area District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Coastal Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Georgia Mountains District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Heart of Georgia Altamaha District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Middle Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northeast Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - River Valley District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southern Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Three Rivers District Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-5: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Limit the Enactment of New Taxes By State Government Failed 11/06 MO Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed 11/06 NH Question 1: Relating to Income Taxes Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question C: General Obligation Bond C Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 758: Amends Section 8B, Article 10 of State Constitution - Ad Valorem Taxation Limitation on Valuation Increases Passed 11/06 OR Measure 79: Amends Constitution: Prohibits Real Estate Transfer Taxes, Fees, Other Assessments, Except those Operative on December 31, 2009 Passed 11/06 OR Measure 85: Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund to Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education Passed 11/06 OR Measure 84: Phases Out Existing Inheritance Taxes on Large Estates, and All Taxes on Intra-Family Property Transfers Failed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Joint Resolution on Severance Tax Passed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 502: Concerning the Legalization of Marijuana Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 CA Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 ID Proposition 1: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Limiting Negotiated Agreements Between Teachers and Local School Boards and Ending the Practice of Issuing Renewable Contracts Failed 11/06 ID Proposition 3: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Amending School District Funding, Requiring Provision of Computing Devices and Online Courses for High School Graduation Failed 11/06 ID Proposition 2: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Providing Teacher Performance Pay Based on State-Mandated Test Scores, Student Performance, Hard-to-Fill Positions and Leadership Failed 8/07 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Religious Freedom in Public Places Passed 11/06 MO Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed 11/06 NM Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed 11/06 OR Measure 85: Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund to Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education Passed 11/06 SD Referred Law 16: An Education Reform Act to Establish a Teacher Scholarship Program; Create a Program for Math and Science Teacher Bonuses; Create a Program for Teacher Merit Bonuses; Mandate a Uniform Teacher and Principal Evaluation System; and Eliminate State Requirements for Teacher Tenure Failed 11/06 SD Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed

Business and Consumers

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Date State Title Outcome
8/28 AK Ballot Measure 1: An Act Increasing the Maximum Residential Property Exemption and Providing for Annual Adjustments Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 7: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 7 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 4: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 4 Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 121: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Initiative Relating to Direct Primary Election Law Failed 6/05 CA Proposition 28: Legislative Term Limits Reform Act of 2010 Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 32: Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 40: Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum. Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 65: Colorado Congressional Delegation to Support Campaign Finance Limits Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed 11/06 MD Question 5: Congressional Districting Plan Passed 11/06 MN Proposed Amendment 2: Photo Identification Required for Voting Failed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Elimination of Annual Poll Tax Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed 11/06 OH State Issue 2: To Create a State-Funded Commission to Draw Legislative and Congressional Districts Failed 11/06 SC Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide that the Lieutenant Governor Must Be Elected Jointly with the Governor Passed

Campaign Finance and Elections

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AK Ballot Measure 1: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 3 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 5: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 5 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 7: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 7 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 8: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 8 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 9: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 9 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 10: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 10 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 4: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 4 Failed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 1 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 6: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 6 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 119: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 121: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Initiative Relating to Direct Primary Election Law Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 115: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Judicial Department Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 114: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Crime Victim Protection from Liability for Damages Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 120: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 116: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Exemptions Failed 11/06 CO Amendment S: State Personnel System Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 64: Use and Regulation of Marijuana Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 65: Colorado Congressional Delegation to Support Campaign Finance Limits Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (12): Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (5): State Courts Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (6): Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions/Construction of Rights Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (1): Health Care Services Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 ID Senate Joint Resolution 102: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho, Relating to the Control Over State Prisons; to Provide that the State Board of Correction Shall Have the Control, Direction and Management of Adult Felony Probation and Parole Passed 11/06 ID House Joint Resolution 2: Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules Passed 11/06 IL : Proposed Amendment to the 1970 Illinois Constitution Relating to Pension or Retirement Benefit Increase for Public Employees and Officials Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed 11/06 MD Question 1: Qualifications for Prince George’s County Orphans’ Court Judges Passed 11/06 MD Question 2: Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans’ Court Judges Passed 11/06 MD Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution Regarding Collective Bargaining Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-4: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Establish the Michigan Quality Home Care Council and Provide Collective Bargaining for In-Home Care Workers Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-6: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution Regarding Construction of International Bridges and Tunnels Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-5: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Limit the Enactment of New Taxes By State Government Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-3: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Establish a Standard for Renewable Energy Failed 11/06 MN Proposed Amendment 1: Recognition of Marriage Solely Between One Man and One Woman Failed 11/06 MN Proposed Amendment 2: Photo Identification Required for Voting Failed 8/07 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Religious Freedom in Public Places Passed 5/08 NC Amendment 1: Defense of Marriage Passed 6/12 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 2: Oaths of Office for Elected and Appointed Officials Passed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Elimination of Annual Poll Tax Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 2: Constitutional Amendment to Establish the Right to Hunt, to Fish, and to Harvest Wildlife and That Public Hunting, Fishing, and Harvesting of Wildlife is a Preferred Means of Managing and Controlling Wildlife Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 3: Constitutional Amendment to Change Legislative Term Limits to Three Terms Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed 11/06 NH Question 3: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/06 NH Question 1: Relating to Income Taxes Passed 11/06 NH Question 2: Relating to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Failed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Removing the Duties to Charter and Regulate Corporations from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Allowing the Legislature to Establish Increased Qualifications and Continuing Education for Commissioners on the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: Removing the Duty to Regulate Insurance Companies and Others Engaged in Risk Assumption from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Establishing the Public Defender Department as an Independent State Agency Passed 11/06 NV Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed 11/06 OH State Issue 1: Question Presented Pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Ohio Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 759: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Race or Sex in Public Employment, Education or Contracts Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed 11/06 OR Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 OR Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed 11/06 OR Measure 78: Amends Constitution: Changes Constitutional Language Describing Governmental System of Separation of Powers; Makes Grammatical and Spelling Changes Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment P: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Adding Balanced Budget Requirements Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment M: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Regarding Certain Provisions Relating to Corporations Failed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed 11/06 VA Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions Passed 11/06 VA Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Concerning Implementing the Commission on State Debt Recommendations Regarding Washington's Debt Limit Passed 11/06 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed 11/06 WV No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment C: District Court Commissioners-Authority Failed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap Passed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Right of Health Care Access Passed

Crime

Date State Title Outcome
9/18 AL Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 11: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 11 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 114: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Crime Victim Protection from Liability for Damages Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 36: Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties. Initiative Statute. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 35: Human Trafficking. Penalties. Initiative Statute. Passed 11/06 ID Senate Joint Resolution 102: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho, Relating to the Control Over State Prisons; to Provide that the State Board of Correction Shall Have the Control, Direction and Management of Adult Felony Probation and Parole Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed 11/06 MD Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed 11/06 MO Proposition A: Relating to Control of Law Enforcement Passed 11/06 ND Initiated Statutory Measure No. 5: Relating to the Prevention of Animal Cruelty Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed 11/06 WV No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed

Crime

Crime

Death Penalty

Drugs

Drugs

Education

Education

Education

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 CA Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 ID Proposition 1: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Limiting Negotiated Agreements Between Teachers and Local School Boards and Ending the Practice of Issuing Renewable Contracts Failed 11/06 ID Proposition 3: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Amending School District Funding, Requiring Provision of Computing Devices and Online Courses for High School Graduation Failed 11/06 ID Proposition 2: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Providing Teacher Performance Pay Based on State-Mandated Test Scores, Student Performance, Hard-to-Fill Positions and Leadership Failed 8/07 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Religious Freedom in Public Places Passed 11/06 MO Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed 11/06 NM Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed 11/06 OR Measure 85: Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund to Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education Passed 11/06 SD Referred Law 16: An Education Reform Act to Establish a Teacher Scholarship Program; Create a Program for Math and Science Teacher Bonuses; Create a Program for Teacher Merit Bonuses; Mandate a Uniform Teacher and Principal Evaluation System; and Eliminate State Requirements for Teacher Tenure Failed 11/06 SD Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed

Employment and Affirmative Action

Energy

Energy

Energy

Environment

Environment

Executive Branch

Federal, State and Local Relations

Gambling and Gaming

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
8/28 AK Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 11: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 11 Passed 11/06 CO Amendment S: State Personnel System Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (12): Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System Failed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed 11/06 MD Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-1: A Referendum On Public Act 4 of 2011 - The Emergency Manager Law Failed 6/12 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed 11/06 NH Question 3: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/06 NH Question 2: Relating to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Failed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Removing the Duties to Charter and Regulate Corporations from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Allowing the Legislature to Establish Increased Qualifications and Continuing Education for Commissioners on the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 1: Increasing the Membership of the Judicial Standards Commission from 11 to 13 Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: Removing the Duty to Regulate Insurance Companies and Others Engaged in Risk Assumption from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Establishing the Public Defender Department as an Independent State Agency Passed 11/06 NV Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed 11/06 OH State Issue 1: Question Presented Pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Ohio Failed 11/06 OH State Issue 2: To Create a State-Funded Commission to Draw Legislative and Congressional Districts Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed 11/06 OR Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed 11/06 OR Measure 78: Amends Constitution: Changes Constitutional Language Describing Governmental System of Separation of Powers; Makes Grammatical and Spelling Changes Passed 11/06 SC Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide that the Lieutenant Governor Must Be Elected Jointly with the Governor Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment N: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Repealing Certain Reimbursement Restrictions for Travel by Legislators to and from a Legislative Session Failed 11/06 VA Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions Passed 11/06 VA Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed 11/06 WV No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment C: District Court Commissioners-Authority Failed

Government Operations

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AK Ballot Measure 1: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 3 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 5: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 5 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 7: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 7 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 8: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 8 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 9: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 9 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 10: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 10 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 4: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 4 Failed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 1 Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 6: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 6 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 119: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 121: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Initiative Relating to Direct Primary Election Law Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 115: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Judicial Department Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 114: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Crime Victim Protection from Liability for Damages Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 120: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 116: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Exemptions Failed 11/06 CO Amendment S: State Personnel System Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 64: Use and Regulation of Marijuana Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 65: Colorado Congressional Delegation to Support Campaign Finance Limits Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (12): Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (5): State Courts Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (6): Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions/Construction of Rights Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (1): Health Care Services Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 ID Senate Joint Resolution 102: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho, Relating to the Control Over State Prisons; to Provide that the State Board of Correction Shall Have the Control, Direction and Management of Adult Felony Probation and Parole Passed 11/06 ID House Joint Resolution 2: Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules Passed 11/06 IL : Proposed Amendment to the 1970 Illinois Constitution Relating to Pension or Retirement Benefit Increase for Public Employees and Officials Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed 11/06 MD Question 1: Qualifications for Prince George’s County Orphans’ Court Judges Passed 11/06 MD Question 2: Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans’ Court Judges Passed 11/06 MD Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution Regarding Collective Bargaining Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-4: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Establish the Michigan Quality Home Care Council and Provide Collective Bargaining for In-Home Care Workers Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-6: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution Regarding Construction of International Bridges and Tunnels Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-5: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Limit the Enactment of New Taxes By State Government Failed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-3: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Establish a Standard for Renewable Energy Failed 11/06 MN Proposed Amendment 1: Recognition of Marriage Solely Between One Man and One Woman Failed 11/06 MN Proposed Amendment 2: Photo Identification Required for Voting Failed 8/07 MO Constitutional Amendment 2: Religious Freedom in Public Places Passed 5/08 NC Amendment 1: Defense of Marriage Passed 6/12 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 2: Oaths of Office for Elected and Appointed Officials Passed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Elimination of Annual Poll Tax Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 2: Constitutional Amendment to Establish the Right to Hunt, to Fish, and to Harvest Wildlife and That Public Hunting, Fishing, and Harvesting of Wildlife is a Preferred Means of Managing and Controlling Wildlife Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 3: Constitutional Amendment to Change Legislative Term Limits to Three Terms Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed 11/06 NH Question 3: Constitutional Convention Question Failed 11/06 NH Question 1: Relating to Income Taxes Passed 11/06 NH Question 2: Relating to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Failed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 3: Removing the Duties to Charter and Regulate Corporations from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 2: Allowing the Legislature to Establish Increased Qualifications and Continuing Education for Commissioners on the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 4: Removing the Duty to Regulate Insurance Companies and Others Engaged in Risk Assumption from the Public Regulation Commission Passed 11/06 NM Constitutional Amendment 5: Establishing the Public Defender Department as an Independent State Agency Passed 11/06 NV Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed 11/06 OH State Issue 1: Question Presented Pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Ohio Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 759: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Race or Sex in Public Employment, Education or Contracts Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed 11/06 OR Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 OR Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed 11/06 OR Measure 78: Amends Constitution: Changes Constitutional Language Describing Governmental System of Separation of Powers; Makes Grammatical and Spelling Changes Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment P: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Adding Balanced Budget Requirements Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment M: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Regarding Certain Provisions Relating to Corporations Failed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed 11/06 VA Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions Passed 11/06 VA Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Concerning Implementing the Commission on State Debt Recommendations Regarding Washington's Debt Limit Passed 11/06 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed 11/06 WV No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment C: District Court Commissioners-Authority Failed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment B: Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap Passed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Right of Health Care Access Passed

Government Operations

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
9/18 AL Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 204: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 31: State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 34: Death Penalty. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (6): Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions/Construction of Rights Failed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 ID Proposition 3: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Amending School District Funding, Requiring Provision of Computing Devices and Online Courses for High School Graduation Failed 11/06 MD Question 7: Gaming Expansion Referendum Passed 11/06 ME Question 2: Bond Issue - Higher Education Passed 11/06 ME Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-1: A Referendum On Public Act 4 of 2011 - The Emergency Manager Law Failed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 3: Government Prohibited from Burdening the Exercise of Religious Liberty Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 4: Constitutional Amendment to Change Annual Legislative Salaries to Twenty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars Failed 11/06 NJ Public Question 1: Building Our Future Bond Act Passed 11/06 NJ Public Questions No. 2: Constitutional Amendment Allowing Contributions to Be Taken Fom Justices' and Judges' Salaries for Their Employee Benefits Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question C: General Obligation Bond C Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question A: General Obligation Bond A Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed 11/06 OR Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 OR Measure 83: Authorizes Privately-Owned Wood Village Casino; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 RI Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed 11/06 RI Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed 11/06 RI Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed 11/06 RI Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed 11/06 RI Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment O: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Changing the Method for Distributions from the Cement Plant Trust Fund Passed 11/06 SD Referred Law 14: An Act to Establish the Large Project Development Fund Failed 11/06 SD Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment P: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Adding Balanced Budget Requirements Passed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Joint Resolution on Severance Tax Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Concerning Implementing the Commission on State Debt Recommendations Regarding Washington's Debt Limit Passed 11/06 WA Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed

Government Operations

Government Operations

Date State Title Outcome
8/28 AK Ballot Measure 1: An Act Increasing the Maximum Residential Property Exemption and Providing for Annual Adjustments Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 9: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 9 Passed 11/06 AR Issue No. 2: An Amendment Concerning Municipal and County Financing of Sales Tax Anticipated Revenue Bond Projects, Unfunded Liabilities, of Closed Local Police and Fire Pension Plans, and Real and Tangible Personal Property Failed 11/06 AR Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 204: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation Failed 11/06 AZ Proposition 116: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Exemptions Failed 6/05 CA Proposition 29: HOPE 2010 : The California Cancer Research Act Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 39: Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute. Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Atlanta Regional District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Central Savannah River Area District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Coastal Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Georgia Mountains District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Heart of Georgia Altamaha District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Middle Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northeast Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - River Valley District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southern Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Three Rivers District Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-5: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Limit the Enactment of New Taxes By State Government Failed 11/06 MO Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed 11/06 NH Question 1: Relating to Income Taxes Passed 11/06 NM Bond Question C: General Obligation Bond C Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 758: Amends Section 8B, Article 10 of State Constitution - Ad Valorem Taxation Limitation on Valuation Increases Passed 11/06 OR Measure 79: Amends Constitution: Prohibits Real Estate Transfer Taxes, Fees, Other Assessments, Except those Operative on December 31, 2009 Passed 11/06 OR Measure 85: Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund to Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education Passed 11/06 OR Measure 84: Phases Out Existing Inheritance Taxes on Large Estates, and All Taxes on Intra-Family Property Transfers Failed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment A: Joint Resolution on Severance Tax Passed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed 11/06 WA Engrossed Senate Bill 6635: Advisory Vote No. 1 Passed 11/06 WA Substitute House Bill 2590: Advisory Vote No. 2 Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 502: Concerning the Legalization of Marijuana Passed 11/06 WA Initiative 1185: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed

Guns

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Housing and Property

Date State Title Outcome
8/28 AK Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed 8/28 AK Ballot Measure 1: An Act Increasing the Maximum Residential Property Exemption and Providing for Annual Adjustments Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 3: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 3 Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 119: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 120: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed 11/06 LA CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed 6/12 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 758: Amends Section 8B, Article 10 of State Constitution - Ad Valorem Taxation Limitation on Valuation Increases Passed 11/06 OR Measure 79: Amends Constitution: Prohibits Real Estate Transfer Taxes, Fees, Other Assessments, Except those Operative on December 31, 2009 Passed 11/06 OR Measure 84: Phases Out Existing Inheritance Taxes on Large Estates, and All Taxes on Intra-Family Property Transfers Failed 11/06 RI Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed 11/06 RI Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed 11/06 UT Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed 11/06 VA Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed

Immigration

Indigenous Peoples

Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch

Labor Unions

Legislative Branch

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 8: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 8 Passed 6/05 CA Proposition 28: Legislative Term Limits Reform Act of 2010 Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 40: Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum. Passed 11/06 FL Ballot (5): State Courts Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed 11/06 MD Question 5: Congressional Districting Plan Passed 6/12 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed 11/06 ND Constitutional Measure No. 1: Elimination of Annual Poll Tax Passed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 3: Constitutional Amendment to Change Legislative Term Limits to Three Terms Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 4: Constitutional Amendment to Change Annual Legislative Salaries to Twenty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars Failed 11/06 NE Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed 11/06 NV Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed 11/06 OH State Issue 2: To Create a State-Funded Commission to Draw Legislative and Congressional Districts Failed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment N: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Repealing Certain Reimbursement Restrictions for Travel by Legislators to and from a Legislative Session Failed 11/06 VA Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions 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

Social

Technology and Communication

Transportation

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AK Bonding Proposition A: State General Obligation Transportation Project Bonds Passed 11/06 AR Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 33: Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based On Driver's History Of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute. Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Atlanta Regional District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Central Savannah River Area District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Coastal Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Georgia Mountains District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Heart of Georgia Altamaha District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Middle Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northeast Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Northwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - River Valley District Passed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southern Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Southwest Georgia District Failed 7/31 GA Referendum 1: Transportation - Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax - Three Rivers District Failed 11/06 MA Question 1: Availability of Motor Vehicle Repair Information Passed 11/06 ME Question 4: Bond Issue - Transportation Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 12-6: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution Regarding Construction of International Bridges and Tunnels Failed

Transportation

Unemployed and Low-Income

Veterans

Women