Ballot Measures

Judicial Branch

Issue Category

Judicial Branch

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AL Statewide Amendment 2: Alabama Shelby County Judicial Commission Amendment 2 Passed 3/01 AL Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Judicial Retirement Measure Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 115: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Judicial Department Failed 11/08 CA Proposition 57: The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016 Passed 11/08 CA Proposition 62: The Justice That Works Act of 2016 Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (5): State Courts Failed 11/04 FL Amendment 3: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies Failed 11/08 GA Amendment 3: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution so as to Abolish the Existing Judicial Qualifications Commission Passed 11/06 HI Constitutional Amendment: Relating to Retired Judges Passed 11/04 HI HB 420: Relating to Disclosure of Judicial Nominees Passed 11/04 HI SB 886: Relating to State Justices and Judges Failed 11/04 LA Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed 11/02 MD Question 3: Qualifications for Baltimore City Orphans' Court Judges 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 MO Constitutional Amendment 3: Relating to the Selection of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Judges Failed 11/06 NH Question 2: Relating to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Failed 11/04 NJ Public Question 2: Provides that Method of Selection and Appointment of Certain Municipal Court Judges Be Set by Statute Rather Than by the Constitution Failed 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 Constitutional Amendment 1: Increasing the Membership of the Judicial Standards Commission from 11 to 13 Passed 11/02 NV Question No. 2: Appellate Court Amendment Failed 11/02 NV Question No. 1: Judicial Appointment Amendment Failed 11/05 NY Proposal 6: Increasing Age until which Certain State Judges Can Serve Failed 11/08 OH Issue 1: Proposed Constitutional Amendment: To Raise the Maximum Age an Individual Can Occupy Judicial Office from 70 to 76 Failed 11/02 OK State Question No. 755: Courts to Rely on Federal and State Laws When Deciding Cases Forbidding Courts from Looking at International Law or Sharia Law Passed 11/02 OK State Question No. 752: Modifying the Composition of the Judicial Nominating Commission Passed 5/20 OR Measure 53: Amends Constitution: Modifies Provisions Governing Civil Forfeitures Related To Crimes; Permits Use Of Proceeds By Law Enforcement Passed 11/04 OR Ballot Measure Number 87: Amends Constitution: Permits Employment of State Judges by National Guard (Military Service) and State Public Universities (Teaching) Passed 11/08 OR Measure Number 94: Oregon Judicial Retirement Measure Failed 4/26 PA Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2: Abolition of the Philadelphia Traffic Court Passed 11/08 PA Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: The Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Passed 11/04 TN Constitutional Amendment No. 2: Judicial Selection Passed 11/01 TX Proposition 14: Limit on Service by State Justices and Judges Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 9: Expanded Judicial Sanctions Amendment Passed 4/07 WI Question 1: Referendum on Election of Chief Justice Passed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment C: District Court Commissioners-Authority Failed

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