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2014 Ballot Measures

 
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 67: An Amendment to the Colorado Constitution Protecting Pregnant Women and Unborn Children by Defining "Person" and "Child" in the Colorado Criminal Code and the Colorado Wrongful Death Act to Include Unborn Human Beings Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0696: Woman's Health Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota SCR 4009: Constitutional Measure No. 1 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 1: Legislative Powers Regarding Abortion Pending
 
 

Agriculture and Food

Election Date State Title Outcome
July 15, 2014 Alabama : Proposed Statewide Amendment One Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii HB 748: Relating to Agricultural Enterprises Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 572 and Public Law 608: Question 2: Bond Issue Pending
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR Nos. 11 & 7: Constitutional Amendment 1 Passed
 
 

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 4 - 12BBAY: An Act Providing for Protection of Bristol Bay Wild Salmon and Waters Within or Flowing into the Existing 1972 Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 5 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates Funds to Acquire and Restore Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine IB 1/LD 1745: Question 1: Citizen Initiative Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Michigan Referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012: State Proposal 14-1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Michigan Referendum of Public Act 21 of 2013: Michigan Natural Resources Commission Referendum Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Mississippi HCR 30: Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 7: Clean Water, Open Space, and Healthy Communities Bonds Passed
 
 

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 5: Creative and Cultural Economy Bonds Passed
 
 

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HR 1183: Constitutional Amendment 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 572 and Public Law 608: Question 2: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 596: Question 3: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 589: Question 6: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question A Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question B Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 4: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 5: Creative and Cultural Economy Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 7: Clean Water, Open Space, and Healthy Communities Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah SJR 7: Constitutional Amendment A Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Virginia : Proposed Constitutional Amendment Passed
 
 

Business and Consumers

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 596: Question 3: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 7 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada Ballot Question No. 3: The Education Initiative Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 5: An Act to Amend the Arkansas Code Concerning the State Minimum Wage; The Act Would Raise the Current State Minimum Wage From Six Dollars and Twenty-Five Cents ($6.25) Per Hour to Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($7.50) Per Hour on January 1, 2015, to Eight Dollars ($8.00) Per Hour on January 1, 2016, Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Pending
 
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 3 - HJR 1009: To Amend the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Elected State Officials; Prohibiting Members of the General Assembly and Elected Constitutional Officers of the Executive Department From Accepting Gifts from Lobbyists , and Defining Key Terms Relating to that Prohibition; Prohibiting Members of the Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 2 - SJR 16: Proposing an Amendment to Article 5, Section 1, of the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Initiative and Referendum; And Providing Certain Requirements for the Correction or Amendment of Insufficient State-Wide Petitions Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Connecticut : Constitutional Amendment Question 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 52: Proposed Addition of Section 8 to Article III of the Illinois Constitution Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maryland Question 2: Special Election to fill Vacancy in Office of Chief Executive Officer or County Executive Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 90: Constitutional Amendment 6 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Montana LR-126: An Act Protecting the Integrity of Montana Elections By Ending Late Voter Registration on the Friday Before Election Day and Eliminating Election Day Registration; Ensuring Compliance with the National Voter Registration Act; Providing that the Proposed Act Be Submitted to the Qualified Electors of Failed
June 10, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3034: Constitutional Measure No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3011: Constitutional Measure No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 7, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Provide that School Elections Shall be Held at Different Times from Partisan Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Change the Board of Regents of Northern New Mexico State School by Filling One Regent Position with a Student Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 6 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow the Legislature to Set the Date for Filing Declarations of Candidacy for Judicial Retension Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal One: Revising State's Redistricting Procedure Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 90: Changes General Election Nomination Process: Provides One Common Primary Ballot Listing Candidates; Top Two Advance Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah SJR 8: Constitutional Amendment B Passed
 
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona SCR 1016: A Concurrent Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article II, Section 3, Constitution of Arizona; Relating to the Rejection of Unconstitutional Federal Actions Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 36: Constitutional Amendment 5 Passed
 
 

Constitution

Election Date State Title Outcome
July 15, 2014 Alabama : Proposed Statewide Amendment One Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 3 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 4 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 5 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 3 - HJR 1009: To Amend the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Elected State Officials; Prohibiting Members of the General Assembly and Elected Constitutional Officers of the Executive Department From Accepting Gifts from Lobbyists , and Defining Key Terms Relating to that Prohibition; Prohibiting Members of the Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 2 - SJR 16: Proposing an Amendment to Article 5, Section 1, of the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Initiative and Referendum; And Providing Certain Requirements for the Correction or Amendment of Insufficient State-Wide Petitions Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 1 - SJR 7: An Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution Providing that Administrative Rules Promulgated by State Agencies Shall Not Become Effective Until Reviewed and Approved by a Legislative Committee of the General Assembly Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 4: A Proposed Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to Provide That, Effective July 1, 2015, the Manufacture, Sale, Distribution and Transportation of Intoxicating Liquors is Lawful Within the Entire Geographic Area of Each and Every County of this State; That "intoxicating Liquors" is Defined for Pur Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona SCR 1016: A Concurrent Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article II, Section 3, Constitution of Arizona; Relating to the Rejection of Unconstitutional Federal Actions Passed
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 42: Public Records. Open Meetings. State Reimbursement to Local Agencies. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 2: State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 67: An Amendment to the Colorado Constitution Protecting Pregnant Women and Unborn Children by Defining "Person" and "Child" in the Colorado Criminal Code and the Colorado Wrongful Death Act to Include Unborn Human Beings Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Connecticut : Constitutional Amendment Question 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates Funds to Acquire and Restore Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 3: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 2: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia SR 415: Constitutional Amendment 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HR 1183: Constitutional Amendment 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii HB 748: Relating to Agricultural Enterprises Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 1084: Relating to Early Childhood Education Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii HB 420: Relating to Disclosure of Judicial Nominees Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 886: Relating to State Justices and Judges Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 2876: Relating to Dams and Reservoirs Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Idaho HJR 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 1: Proposed Amendment of Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 52: Proposed Addition of Section 8 to Article III of the Illinois Constitution Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Kansas SCR 1618: Kansas Charitable Gaming Measure Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 871: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 435: Proposed Amendment No. 14 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maryland Question 1: Transportation Trust Fund - Use of Funds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maryland Question 2: Special Election to fill Vacancy in Office of Chief Executive Officer or County Executive Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR Nos. 11 & 7: Constitutional Amendment 1 Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 36: Constitutional Amendment 5 Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 68: Constitutional Amendment 7 Failed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 27: Constitutional Amendment 9 Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 48: Constitutional Amendment 8 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 16: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri : Constitutional Amendment 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 90: Constitutional Amendment 6 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 72: Constitutional Amendment 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Mississippi HCR 30: Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Montana C-45: An Act Submitting to the Qualified Electors of Montana an Amendment to Article IV, Section 8, Article VI, Sections 1,2,3,4,6,7, and Article X, Section 4, of the Montana Constitution to Change the Name of the State Auditor to the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Carolina SB 399: An Act to Amend the Constitution to Provide that a Person Accused of Any Criminal Offense in Superior Court for Which the State is Not Seeking a Sentence of Death May Waive the Right to Trial by Jury and Instead be Tried by a Judge Pending
June 10, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3034: Constitutional Measure No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota SCR 4009: Constitutional Measure No. 1 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3006: Constitutional Measure No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3047: Constitutional Measure No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3011: Constitutional Measure No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 1: Constitutional Amendment to Allow a Court to Order Pretrial Detention of a Person in a Criminal Case Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 2: Constitutional Amendment Dedicating State Funds for Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation, and Changing Existing Dedication for Water Programs, Underground Storage Tanks, and Hazardous Site Cleanups Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 7 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Preserve the Land Grant Permanent Funds by Increasing the Duty of Care, Removing the Restrictions on the Type of Investment that May be Made and Increasing the Threshhold Amount for Additional Distributi Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 7, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Provide that School Elections Shall be Held at Different Times from Partisan Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Change the Board of Regents of Northern New Mexico State School by Filling One Regent Position with a Student Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 6 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow the Legislature to Set the Date for Filing Declarations of Candidacy for Judicial Retension Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 4: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 10, Section 10 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow Certain Counties to Become Urban Counties and to Clarify the Majority Vote Needed to Adopt a County Charter Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SJR 14: Ballot Question No. 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal One: Revising State's Redistricting Procedure Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal Two: Permitting Electronic Distribution of State Legislative Bills Pending
May 6, 2014 Ohio Issue 1: To Fund Public Infrastructure Capital Improvements By Permitting the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 769: Dual Office Holding Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 770: Amending Homestead Exemption Disabled Veterans Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 771: Homestead Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Veteran Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 89: Amends Constitution: State/political subdivision shall not deny or abridge equality of rights on account of sex Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 86: Amends Constitution: Requires Creation of Fund for Oregonians Pursuing Post-Secondary Education, Authorizes State Indebtedness to Finance Fund Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 1: State Constitutional Approval Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 2: Amendment to the Constitution of the State Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 3: Constitutional Convention Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment Q: Authorization of Roulette, Keno, and Craps in the City of Deadwood Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 1: Legislative Powers Regarding Abortion Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 2: Judicial Selection Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 3: Income Tax Prohibition Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 4: Charitable Gaming Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Texas HJR1: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah SJR 7: Constitutional Amendment A Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah SJR 8: Constitutional Amendment B Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah HJR 12: Constitutional Amendment C Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Virginia : Proposed Constitutional Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Wisconsin Question 1: Referendum on Creation of a Transportation Fund Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 West Virginia : Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Support Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Wyoming : Constitutional Amendment A Failed
 
 

Crime

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 47: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative Status. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 1: Proposed Amendment of Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 16: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Carolina SB 399: An Act to Amend the Constitution to Provide that a Person Accused of Any Criminal Offense in Superior Court for Which the State is Not Seeking a Sentence of Death May Waive the Right to Trial by Jury and Instead be Tried by a Judge Pending
 
 

Drugs

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 46: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 47: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative Status. Passed
 
 

Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 4 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 1084: Relating to Early Childhood Education Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 8 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 7 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Preserve the Land Grant Permanent Funds by Increasing the Duty of Care, Removing the Restrictions on the Type of Investment that May be Made and Increasing the Threshhold Amount for Additional Distributi Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question B Passed
 
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0657: Minimum Wage Increase Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 4: Earned Sick Time for Employees Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Nebraska Initiative Measure 425: Minimum Wage Increase Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Initiated Measure 18: An Initiated Measure to Increase the State Minimum Wage Passed
 
 

Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 2876: Relating to Dams and Reservoirs Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 1: Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing Pending
 
 

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates Funds to Acquire and Restore Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 2: Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 589: Question 6: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 2: Constitutional Amendment Dedicating State Funds for Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation, and Changing Existing Dedication for Water Programs, Underground Storage Tanks, and Hazardous Site Cleanups Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 7: Clean Water, Open Space, and Healthy Communities Bonds Passed
 
 

Executive Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed
 
 

Federal, State and Local Relations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona SCR 1016: A Concurrent Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article II, Section 3, Constitution of Arizona; Relating to the Rejection of Unconstitutional Federal Actions Passed
 
 

Finance and Banking

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
 
 

Food Processing and Sales

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 4: A Proposed Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to Provide That, Effective July 1, 2015, the Manufacture, Sale, Distribution and Transportation of Intoxicating Liquors is Lawful Within the Entire Geographic Area of Each and Every County of this State; That "intoxicating Liquors" is Defined for Pur Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Proposition 105: A Change to the Colorado Revised Statutes Concerning Labeling of Genetically Modified Food; and, in Connection Therewith, Requiring Food that Has Been Genetically Modified or Treated with Genetically Modified Material to be Labeled, "Produced With Genetic Engineering" Starting on July 1, 2016; Exemp Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 2: Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 92: Requires Food Manufacturers, Retailers to Label "Genetically Engineered" Foods as Such; State, Citizens May Enforce Pending
 
 

Foreign Affairs

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 1 Pending
 
 

Gambling and Gaming

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Kansas SCR 1618: Kansas Charitable Gaming Measure Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming Pending
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 48: Constitutional Amendment 8 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 1: State Constitutional Approval Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 2: Amendment to the Constitution of the State Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment Q: Authorization of Roulette, Keno, and Craps in the City of Deadwood Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 4: Charitable Gaming Passed
 
 

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 4 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 2: State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maryland Question 1: Transportation Trust Fund - Use of Funds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 72: Constitutional Amendment 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3011: Constitutional Measure No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 7 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Preserve the Land Grant Permanent Funds by Increasing the Duty of Care, Removing the Restrictions on the Type of Investment that May be Made and Increasing the Threshhold Amount for Additional Distributi Pending
 
 

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 1 - SJR 7: An Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution Providing that Administrative Rules Promulgated by State Agencies Shall Not Become Effective Until Reviewed and Approved by a Legislative Committee of the General Assembly Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona : The Commission on Salaries For Elective State Officers Recommends the Salaries of Legislators to be Increased to $35,000 Failed
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 42: Public Records. Open Meetings. State Reimbursement to Local Agencies. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Idaho HJR 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Montana C-45: An Act Submitting to the Qualified Electors of Montana an Amendment to Article IV, Section 8, Article VI, Sections 1,2,3,4,6,7, and Article X, Section 4, of the Montana Constitution to Change the Name of the State Auditor to the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 4: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 10, Section 10 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow Certain Counties to Become Urban Counties and to Clarify the Majority Vote Needed to Adopt a County Charter Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal Two: Permitting Electronic Distribution of State Legislative Bills Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 2 Passed
 
 

Guns

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 3 Pending
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 36: Constitutional Amendment 5 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Initiative Measure No. 591: Concerns Firearms Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Initiative Measure No. 594: Concerns Background Checks for Firearm Sales and Transfers Passed
 
 

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona HCR 2005: A Concurrent Resolution Enacting and Ordering the Submission to the People of A Measure Relating to the Use of Investigational Drugs, Biological Products and Devices Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 46: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HR 1183: Constitutional Amendment 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 7 Failed
 
 

Health Insurance

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 45: Health Insurance. Rate Changes. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0696: Woman's Health Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Initiated Measure 17: An Initiated Measure to Require Health Insurers to Include All Willing and Qualified Health Care Providers on Their Provider Lists Passed
 
 

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HB 788: State-wide Referendum Question A Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3047: Constitutional Measure No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Change the Board of Regents of Northern New Mexico State School by Filling One Regent Position with a Student Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal Three: Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 86: Amends Constitution: Requires Creation of Fund for Oregonians Pursuing Post-Secondary Education, Authorizes State Indebtedness to Finance Fund Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 87: Amends Constitution: Permits Employment of State Judges by National Guard (Military Service) and State Public Universities (Teaching) Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 4: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Wyoming : Constitutional Amendment A Failed
 
 

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 41: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3006: Constitutional Measure No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 770: Amending Homestead Exemption Disabled Veterans Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 771: Homestead Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Veteran Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Virginia : Proposed Constitutional Amendment Passed
 
 

Immigration

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 88: Provides Oregon President "Driver Card" Without Requiring Proof of Legal Presence in the United States Pending
 
 

Indigenous Peoples

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Advisory Vote No. 9: Concerns Leasehold Excise Tax on Tribal Property Pending
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 589: Question 6: Bond Issue Pending
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 68: Constitutional Amendment 7 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question B Passed
May 6, 2014 Ohio Issue 1: To Fund Public Infrastructure Capital Improvements By Permitting the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds Passed
 
 

Judicial Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 3: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii HB 420: Relating to Disclosure of Judicial Nominees Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 886: Relating to State Justices and Judges Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 87: Amends Constitution: Permits Employment of State Judges by National Guard (Military Service) and State Public Universities (Teaching) Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 2: Judicial Selection Passed
 
 

K-12 Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Proposition 104: A Change to the Colorado Revised Statutes Requiring Any Meeting of a Board of Education, or Any Meeting Between Any Representative of a School District and Any Representative of Employees, at Which a Collective Bargaining Agreement is Discussed to be Open to the Public Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0794: Tax for Education Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri : Constitutional Amendment 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada Ballot Question No. 3: The Education Initiative Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal Three: Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Initiative Measure No. 1351: Concerns K-12 education Pending
 
 

Labor Unions

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Proposition 104: A Change to the Colorado Revised Statutes Requiring Any Meeting of a Board of Education, or Any Meeting Between Any Representative of a School District and Any Representative of Employees, at Which a Collective Bargaining Agreement is Discussed to be Open to the Public Passed
 
 

Legal

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 3 - HJR 1009: To Amend the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Elected State Officials; Prohibiting Members of the General Assembly and Elected Constitutional Officers of the Executive Department From Accepting Gifts from Lobbyists , and Defining Key Terms Relating to that Prohibition; Prohibiting Members of the Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 1: Proposed Amendment of Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 16: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Carolina SB 399: An Act to Amend the Constitution to Provide that a Person Accused of Any Criminal Offense in Superior Court for Which the State is Not Seeking a Sentence of Death May Waive the Right to Trial by Jury and Instead be Tried by a Judge Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 1: Constitutional Amendment to Allow a Court to Order Pretrial Detention of a Person in a Criminal Case Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 6 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow the Legislature to Set the Date for Filing Declarations of Candidacy for Judicial Retension Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SJR 14: Ballot Question No. 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah HJR 12: Constitutional Amendment C Failed
 
 

Legislative Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 3 - HJR 1009: To Amend the Arkansas Constitution Concerning Elected State Officials; Prohibiting Members of the General Assembly and Elected Constitutional Officers of the Executive Department From Accepting Gifts from Lobbyists , and Defining Key Terms Relating to that Prohibition; Prohibiting Members of the Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 1 - SJR 7: An Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution Providing that Administrative Rules Promulgated by State Agencies Shall Not Become Effective Until Reviewed and Approved by a Legislative Committee of the General Assembly Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Idaho HJR 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Pending
 
 

Marijuana Legalization

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 2 - 13PSUM: An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 2: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 91: Allows Possession, Manufacture, Sale of Marijuana by/to Adults, Subject to State Licensing, Regulation, Taxation Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Advisory Vote No. 8: Concerns Marijuana Excise Tax Pending
 
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 6 Failed
 
 

Military Personnel

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 769: Dual Office Holding Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 771: Homestead Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Veteran Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 87: Amends Constitution: Permits Employment of State Judges by National Guard (Military Service) and State Public Universities (Teaching) Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Virginia : Proposed Constitutional Amendment Passed
 
 

Minors and Children

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 16: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 6 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 West Virginia : Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Support Amendment Passed
 
 

Natural Resources and Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 4 - 12BBAY: An Act Providing for Protection of Bristol Bay Wild Salmon and Waters Within or Flowing into the Existing 1972 Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SJR 15: Ballot Question No. 2 Pending
 
 

Oil and Gas

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 19, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 1 - Referendum 13SB21: An Act Relating to the Oil and Gas Production Tax, Interest Rates on Overdue Taxes and Tax Credits Failed
 
 

Science

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona HCR 2005: A Concurrent Resolution Enacting and Ordering the Submission to the People of A Measure Relating to the Use of Investigational Drugs, Biological Products and Devices Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Pending
 
 

Senior Citizens

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question A Passed
 
 

Stem Cell Research

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Pending
 
 

Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 19, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 1 - Referendum 13SB21: An Act Relating to the Oil and Gas Production Tax, Interest Rates on Overdue Taxes and Tax Credits Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Florida Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates Funds to Acquire and Restore Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HB 788: State-wide Referendum Question A Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia SR 415: Constitutional Amendment 1 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0794: Tax for Education Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 871: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 435: Proposed Amendment No. 14 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 1: Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing Pending
Aug. 5, 2014 Michigan PA 80: State Proposal-14-1 Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 68: Constitutional Amendment 7 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3006: Constitutional Measure No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 2: Constitutional Amendment Dedicating State Funds for Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation, and Changing Existing Dedication for Water Programs, Underground Storage Tanks, and Hazardous Site Cleanups Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SJR 15: Ballot Question No. 2 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada Ballot Question No. 3: The Education Initiative Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 3: Income Tax Prohibition Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 4: Charitable Gaming Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Advisory Vote No. 9: Concerns Leasehold Excise Tax on Tribal Property Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Advisory Vote No. 8: Concerns Marijuana Excise Tax Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 West Virginia : Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Support Amendment Passed
 
 

Technology and Communication

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 27: Constitutional Amendment 9 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Pending
 
 

Transportation

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maryland Question 1: Transportation Trust Fund - Use of Funds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 88: Provides Oregon President "Driver Card" Without Requiring Proof of Legal Presence in the United States Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 6: Mass Transit Hub Infrastructure Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Texas HJR1: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Wisconsin Question 1: Referendum on Creation of a Transportation Fund Pending
 
 

Unemployed and Low-Income

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 3 - 13MINW: An Act to Increase Alaska’s Minimum Wage Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 5: An Act to Amend the Arkansas Code Concerning the State Minimum Wage; The Act Would Raise the Current State Minimum Wage From Six Dollars and Twenty-Five Cents ($6.25) Per Hour to Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents ($7.50) Per Hour on January 1, 2015, to Eight Dollars ($8.00) Per Hour on January 1, 2016, Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Initiated Measure 18: An Initiated Measure to Increase the State Minimum Wage Passed
 
 

Veterans

Election Date State Title Outcome
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 41: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 48: Constitutional Amendment 8 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 770: Amending Homestead Exemption Disabled Veterans Passed
 
 

Women

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0696: Woman's Health Referendum Act Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 89: Amends Constitution: State/political subdivision shall not deny or abridge equality of rights on account of sex Pending
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