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Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Alaska Ballot Measure #1: Increase Number of Legislators and Districts Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 5: Alabama Russell County Court Costs Amendment 5 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 8: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 8 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
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. 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 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arizona Proposition 300: State Legislators' Salaries Failed
Feb. 5, 2008 California Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1F: Elected Officials' Salaries. Prevents Pay Increases During Budget Deficit Years. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 25: Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass Budget and Budget-Related Legislation from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds Vote Requirement for Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 27: Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting. Consolidates Authority for Redistricting with Elected Representatives. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 20: Redistricting of Congressional Districts. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 26: Requires that Certain State and Local Fees be Approved by Two-Thirds Vote. Fees Include Those that Address Adverse Impacts on Society or the Environment Caused by the Fee-Payer's Business. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
June 5, 2012 California Proposition 28: Legislative Term Limits Reform Act of 2010 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 California Proposition 40: Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Referendum L: Age Qualification for Serving in General Assembly Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment Q: Temporary Location for the State Seat of Government Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 5: Standards For Legislature to Follow in Legislative Redistricting Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 6: Standards for Legislature to Follow in Congressional Redistricting Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (5): State Courts Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Idaho HJR 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 537 - Move Convening Dates of Legislature Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 5: Congressional Districting Plan Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 5 - Referendum: Term Limits Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Maine Question 4: Constitutional Amendment - Relating Changes in Redistricting Passed
June 10, 2008 North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1: Appointment of Legislators to State Office Failed
June 12, 2012 North Dakota Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 North Dakota Constitutional Measure No. 1: Elimination of Annual Poll Tax Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 3: Constitutional Amendment to Change Legislative Term Limits to Three Terms Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 4: Constitutional Amendment to Change Annual Legislative Salaries to Twenty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 5: Allow for the Appointment of Certain Former Members of the Legislature to Certain Civil Offices Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Nevada Question 4: Amends the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 to Authorizing the Legislature to Comply with Federal Law or Interstate Agreements Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nevada Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Ohio State Issue 2: To Create a State-Funded Commission to Draw Legislative and Congressional Districts Failed
Nov. 3, 2015 Ohio Amended Substitute House Joint Resolution Number 12: Joint Resolution Pending
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 748: Apportionment Commission Changing to Bipartisan Commission on Legislative Apportionment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 71: Amends Constitution: Requires Legislature to Meet Annually; Limits Length of Legislative Sessions; Provides Exceptions Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment J: Eliminate term limits for legislators Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment I: Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment G: Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota 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
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 11: Public Record of Votes in the Legislature Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Utah Constitutional Amendment D: Legislative Apportionment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Utah Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Utah Constitutional Amendment D: Resolution on Legislative Ethics Commission Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Virginia Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Initiative Measure 1053: Concerning Tax and Fee Increases Imposed by State Government Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Washington Initiative Measure Number 517: Protect The Intiative Act Failed
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