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2014 Arkansas Ballot Measures

 
 

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: Amending The Arkansas Constitution To Create a Constitutional Right To Hunt, Fish, Trap, And Harvest Wildlife. Passed
 
 

Business and Consumers

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arkansas Concerning The Interest Rate Limits. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3: To Amend Amendment 82 of the Arkansas Constitution to Authorize the General Assembly to Establish Criteria Before Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds for Prospective Employers Planning an Economic Development Project Passed
 
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 1: An Amendment Concerning Voting, Qualifications of Voters and Election Officers, and the Time of Holding General Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas 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 HJR 1009: The Arkansas Elected Officials Ethics, Transparency, and Financial Reform Amendment of 2014 Pending
 
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 1: An Amendment Concerning Voting, Qualifications of Voters and Election Officers, and the Time of Holding General Elections Passed
 
 

Constitution

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: Amending The Arkansas Constitution To Create a Constitutional Right To Hunt, Fish, Trap, And Harvest Wildlife. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arkansas Concerning The Interest Rate Limits. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3: To Amend Amendment 82 of the Arkansas Constitution to Authorize the General Assembly to Establish Criteria Before Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds for Prospective Employers Planning an Economic Development Project Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas 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 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas 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 HJR 1009: The Arkansas Elected Officials Ethics, Transparency, and Financial Reform Amendment of 2014 Pending
 
 

Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arkansas Concerning The Interest Rate Limits. Passed
 
 

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Question 1: Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: Amending The Arkansas Constitution To Create a Constitutional Right To Hunt, Fish, Trap, And Harvest Wildlife. Passed
 
 

Finance and Banking

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arkansas Concerning The Interest Rate Limits. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3: To Amend Amendment 82 of the Arkansas Constitution to Authorize the General Assembly to Establish Criteria Before Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds for Prospective Employers Planning an Economic Development Project Passed
 
 

Gambling and Gaming

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
 
 

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 2: An Amendment Providing that Appropriation Bills Are Valid for One Fiscal Year; to Require the General Assembly to Meet in Fiscal Session during Even-Numbered Years; and to Set Length of Sessions Passed
 
 

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 5: The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act Failed
 
 

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Question 1: Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007 Passed
 
 

Legal

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas HJR 1009: The Arkansas Elected Officials Ethics, Transparency, and Financial Reform Amendment of 2014 Pending
 
 

Legislative Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 2: An Amendment Providing that Appropriation Bills Are Valid for One Fiscal Year; to Require the General Assembly to Meet in Fiscal Session during Even-Numbered Years; and to Set Length of Sessions Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas 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 Pending
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas HJR 1009: The Arkansas Elected Officials Ethics, Transparency, and Financial Reform Amendment of 2014 Pending
 
 

Marijuana Legalization

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 5: The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act Failed
 
 

Marriage

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Proposed Initiative Act 1: An Act Providing that an Individual who is Cohabiting Outside of a Valid Marriage May Not Adopt or be a Foster Parent of a Child Less than Eighteen Years Old Passed
 
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Proposed Initiative Act 1: An Act Providing that an Individual who is Cohabiting Outside of a Valid Marriage May Not Adopt or be a Foster Parent of a Child Less than Eighteen Years Old Passed
 
 

Minors and Children

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Proposed Initiative Act 1: An Act Providing that an Individual who is Cohabiting Outside of a Valid Marriage May Not Adopt or be a Foster Parent of a Child Less than Eighteen Years Old Passed
 
 

Oil and Gas

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed
 
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Proposed Initiative Act 1: An Act Providing that an Individual who is Cohabiting Outside of a Valid Marriage May Not Adopt or be a Foster Parent of a Child Less than Eighteen Years Old Passed
 
 

Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arkansas Concerning The Interest Rate Limits. Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas 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
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed
 
 

Transportation

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 1: An Amendment to Provide Additional Funding for State Highways, County Roads, City Streets, Bridges, and Other Surface Transportation Passed
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