Georgia Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Business and Consumers

Constitution

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/04 GA Amendment 3: To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to underserved areas. Failed 11/04 GA Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 2: Adds $10 Tag Fee on Private Passenger Vehicles to Fund Statewide Trauma Care Expansion Failed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 1: Allows Competitive Contracts to Be Enforced in Georgia Courts Passed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 5: Allows Owners of Industrial-Zoned Property to Choose to Remove the Industrial Designation from Their Property Passed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 3: Allows the State to Execute Multiyear Contracts for Long-Term Transportation Projects Failed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 4: Allows the State to Execute Multiyear Contracts for Projects to Improve Energy Efficiency and Conservation Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed 11/04 GA SR 415: Constitutional Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 GA HR 1183: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed 11/08 GA SR 7: Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund; Provide that General Assembly by Law May Impose Additional Penalties or Fees for the Offenses Pending 11/08 GA SR 287: Opportunity School District; Allow the General Assembly to Authorize the Establishment; Provide for State Intervention for Failing Schools Pending 11/08 GA HR 1113: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution so as to Abolish the Existing Judicial Qualifications Commission Pending

Crime

Energy

Environment

Federal, State and Local Relations

Government Budget and Spending

Government Operations

Health and Health Care

Higher Education

Housing and Property

Infrastructure

Judicial Branch

K-12 Education

Minors and Children

Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 GA Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed 11/02 GA State-Wide Referendum Question A: Provides for Inventory of Businesses to Be Exempt from State Property Tax 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 11/04 GA SR 415: Constitutional Amendment 1 Passed 11/04 GA HB 788: State-wide Referendum Question A Passed 11/08 GA SR 558: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution so as to Provide the the Proceeds of Excise Taxes on the Sale of Fireworks or Consumer Fireworks in this State be Dedicated to the Funding of Trauma Care Pending

Transportation

Date State Title Outcome
11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 2: Adds $10 Tag Fee on Private Passenger Vehicles to Fund Statewide Trauma Care Expansion Failed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 3: Allows the State to Execute Multiyear Contracts for Long-Term Transportation Projects 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

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