Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Abortion

Abortion and Reproductive

Agriculture and Food

Animals and Wildlife

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AL measure: Statewide Amendment 4 Passed 11/06 AR Issue 2: A Constitutional Amendment Adding as a Qualification to Vote that a Voter Present Certain Valid Photographic Identification When Casting a Ballot In Person or Casting an Absentee Ballot Passed 11/06 AZ Proposition 306: Amending Sections 16-948 and 16-956, Arizona Revised Statutes; Relating to the Citizens Clean Elections Act, Passed 6/05 CA Proposition 71: Sets Effective Date Of Ballot Measures Passed 11/06 CO Ammendment V: Lower Age Requirement for Members of the State Legislature Failed 11/06 CO Amendment W: Election Ballot Format for Judicial Retention Elections Passed 11/06 CO Amendment Y: Congressional Redistricting Passed 11/06 CO Amendment Z: Legislative Redistricting Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 75: Campaign Contributions Failed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 4: Voting Restoration Amendment Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 10: State and Local Government Structure and Operation Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 12: Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers Passed 11/06 LA Act 719: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed 11/06 MA measure: Question #2 Passed 11/06 MD Question 2: Same-Day Registration and Voting at the Precinct Polling Place on Election Day Passed 6/12 ME measure: Question 1 Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 2: A proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress, every 10 years Passed 11/06 MI Proposal 3: A proposal to authorize automatic and Election Day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting, and straight ticket voting; and add current legal requirements for military and overseas voting and post- election audits to the Michigan Constitution Passed 11/06 MO measure: Amendment 1 Passed 11/06 MT LR-129: An act establishing the Montana Ballot Interference Prevention Act Passed 11/06 NC HB 1092: An Act to Amend The North Carolina Constitution to Require Photo Identification to Vote in Person. Passed 11/06 NC HB 4: An Act to Amend the Constitution of North Carolina to Establish a Bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections Enforcement. Failed 11/06 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 1: Pertaining to the Transparency of Funding Sources, Lobbyists, Conflicts of Interests, and the Establishment of an Ethics Commission Copy of Petition Passed 11/06 ND Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Pertaining to the Elections in Which a Qualified Elector May Vote Passed 11/06 NV Question 5: The Automatic Voter Registration Initiative Passed 5/08 OH Issue 1: Creates a bipartisan, public process for drawing congressional districts Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 798: Joint nomination and election Failed 11/06 SD Constitutional Amendment W: An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution changing campaign finance and lobbying laws, creating a government accountability board, and changing certain initiative and referendum provisions. Failed 11/06 SD Initiated Measure 24: An initiated measure prohibiting contributions to ballot question committees by non-residents, out-of-state political committees, and entities that are not filed with the Secretary of State Passed 11/06 UT Proposition 4: Utah Independent Redistricting Commission and Standards Act Passed

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Constitution

Crime

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 CO Amendment A: Prohibit Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in All Circumstances Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 4: Voting Restoration Amendment Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 6: Rights of Crime Victims; Judges Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 10: State and Local Government Structure and Operation Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 11: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 12: Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 4: Provides and allows assertion of certain rights for victims of crime in the judicial process Passed 11/06 KY SB3: An act proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to crime victims' rights Passed 11/06 LA Act 719: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed 11/06 LA Act 722: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed 11/06 MO measure: Proposition D Failed 11/06 NC HB 551: An Act to Amend The Constitution of North Carolina to Provide Protections and Safeguards to Victims of Crime. Passed 11/06 ND Initiated Statutory Measure No. 3: Pertaining to the Legalization of Marijuana Failed 11/06 NV Question 1: Marsy's Law Passed 11/06 OH Issue 1: To Reduce Penalties for Crimes of Obtaining, Possessing, and Using Illegal Drugs Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 794: Crime victim's rights Passed 11/06 OR Measure 105: Repeals law limiting use of state/local law enforcement resources to enforce federal immigration laws Failed 6/05 SD Constitutional Amendment Y: An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution revising certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims Passed 11/06 WA measure: Initiative Measure No. 940 Passed

Drugs

Education

Employment and Affirmative Action

Energy

Entitlements and the Safety Net

Environment

Executive Branch

Federal, State and Local Relations

Finance and Banking

Food Processing and Sales

Gambling and Gaming

Government Budget and Spending

Date State Title Outcome
6/05 CA Proposition 68: Authorizes Bonds Funding Parks, Natural Resources Protection, Climate Adaption, Water Quality And Supply And Flood Protection Passed 6/05 CA Proposition 69: Requires That Certain New Transportation Revenue Be Used For Transportation Purposes Passed 6/05 CA Proposition 70: Requires Legislative Supermajority Vote Approving Use Of Cap-And-Trade Reserve Fund Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 1: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 2: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 3: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 4: Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children's Health Care Passed 11/06 CO Amendment 73: Funding for Public Schools Failed 11/06 CO Amendment 74: Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulation Failed 11/06 CO Proposition 109: Authorize Bonds for Highway Projects Failed 11/06 CO Proposition 110: Authorize Sales Tax and Bonds for Transportation Projects Failed 11/06 CT measure: Constitutional Amendment Question 1 Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Creates the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund to protect water quality, wildlife habitat, and parks Passed 11/06 HI SB292: Proposed amendment to the state constitution Failed 11/06 IN SJR7: State Balanced Budget Amendment Passed 11/06 LA Act 720: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed 11/06 MD Question 1: Requiring Commercial Gaming Revenues that are for Public Education to Supplement Spending for Education in Public Schools Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 2 Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 3 Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 4 Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 5 Passed 11/06 MO measure: Amendment 2 Passed 11/06 MO measure: Amendment 3 Failed 11/06 MO measure: Proposition C Failed 11/06 MO measure: Proposition D Failed 11/06 MT Legislative Referendum LR-128: An act submitting a 6-mill levy for continued support of the Montana University system to the electorate; and providing an effective date and a termination date Passed 11/06 MT I-185: Raise Tobacco Taxes to Fund Health Care Programs Failed 11/06 NJ Question 1: Securing Our Children's Future Bond Act Passed 11/06 NM measure: Bond Question A Passed 11/06 NM measure: Bond Question B Passed 11/06 NM measure: Bond Question C Passed 11/06 NM measure: Bond Question D Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 800: The Vision Fund Failed 11/06 OK State Question No. 801: Ad valorem usage authorization Failed 11/06 OR Measure 102: Allows local bonds for financing affordable housing with nongovernmental entities. Passed 11/06 OR Measure 106: Prohibits spending "public funds" (defined) directly/indirectly for "abortion" (defined); exceptions; reduces abortion access Failed 11/06 RI Question 1: Rhode Island School Buildings Passed 11/06 RI Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Passed 11/06 RI Question 3: Green Economy and Clean Water Passed 11/06 SD Initiated Measure 25: An initiated measure increasing the State tobacco tax and creating a postsecondary technical institute fund for the purposes of lowering student tuition and providing financial support to the State postsecondary technical institutes. Failed 11/06 UT HJR18: Constitutional Amendment C Passed 11/06 UT HJR20: Nonbinding Opinion Question 1 Failed 11/06 WA measure: Initiative Measure No. 1631 Failed 11/06 WA measure: Advisory Vote No. 19 Passed 11/06 WV Amendment Number 2: Judicial Budget Oversight Amendment Passed

Government Operations

Guns

Health and Health Care

Higher Education

Housing and Property

Date State Title Outcome
6/05 CA Proposition 72: Permits Legislature To Exclude Newly Constructed Rain-Capture Systems From Property Tax Reassessment Requirement Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 1: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 2: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 5: Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 10: Expands Local Governments' Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property Failed 11/06 CO Amendment 73: Funding for Public Schools Failed 11/06 CO Amendment 74: Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulation Failed 11/06 CT measure: Constitutional Amendment Question 2 Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 1: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 2: Limitations on Property Tax Assesments Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 11: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes Passed 11/06 GA Referendum B: Provides a tax exemption for certain nonprofit-owned homes for the mentally disabled. Passed 11/06 HI SB292: Proposed amendment to the state constitution Failed 11/06 LA Act 721: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Passed 11/06 LA Act 718: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 2 Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 801: Ad valorem usage authorization Failed 11/06 OR Measure 102: Allows local bonds for financing affordable housing with nongovernmental entities. Passed 11/06 UT HJR7: Constitutional Amendment A Passed 11/06 UT SJR2: Constitutional Amendment B Failed 11/06 VA Question 1: Exempt property Passed

Immigration

Indigenous Peoples

Infrastructure

Judicial Branch

K-12 Education

Labor Unions

Legal

Legislative Branch

Marijuana Legalization

Military Personnel

Minors and Children

Natural Resources and Energy

Oil and Gas

Religion

Science

Senior Citizens

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Taxes

Date State Title Outcome
11/06 AZ Proposition 126: Amending Article IX of the Arizona Constitution by Amending Section 6 and Adding Section 25, and Amending Article XIII, Section 2, of the Arizona Constitution; Prohibiting the Taxation of Any Service that Was Not Taxed as Of December 31, 2017 Passed 6/05 CA Proposition 70: Requires Legislative Supermajority Vote Approving Use Of Cap-And-Trade Reserve Fund Failed 6/05 CA Proposition 72: Permits Legislature To Exclude Newly Constructed Rain-Capture Systems From Property Tax Reassessment Requirement Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 5: Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 6: Eliminates Certain Road Repair and Transportation Funding. Requires Certain Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees Be Approved by the Electorate Failed 11/06 CO Amendment 73: Funding for Public Schools Failed 11/06 CO Proposition 110: Authorize Sales Tax and Bonds for Transportation Projects Failed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 1: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption Failed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 2: Limitations on Property Tax Assesments Passed 11/06 FL Ballot Number 5: Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 1: Creates the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund to protect water quality, wildlife habitat, and parks Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 3: Encourages the conservation, sustainability, and longevity of Georgia's working forests through tax subclassification and grants Passed 11/06 GA Amendment 5: Authorizes local referenda for educational sales taxes for certain school systems and distribution of proceeds Passed 11/06 GA Referendum A: Provides for a homestead exemption for residents of certain municipal corporations Passed 11/06 GA Referendum B: Provides a tax exemption for certain nonprofit-owned homes for the mentally disabled. Passed 11/06 LA Act 718: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed 11/06 ME measure: Question 1 Failed 11/06 MO measure: Amendment 2 Passed 11/06 MO measure: Amendment 3 Failed 11/06 MO measure: Proposition C Failed 11/06 MO measure: Proposition D Failed 11/06 NC SB 75: An Act to Amend The North Carolina Constitution to Provide that the Maximum Tax Rate on Incomes Cannot Exceed Seven Percent Passed 11/06 NH Constitutional Amendment Question 1: Relating to legal actions. Providing that taxpayers have standing to bring actions against the government Passed 11/06 NV Question 2: Pink Tax Repeal Passed 11/06 NV Question 4: Medical Patient Tax Relief Act Passed 11/06 OR Measure 103: Prohibits taxes/fees based on transactions for "groceries" enacted or amended after September 2017 Failed 11/06 OR Measure 104: Expands (beyond taxes) application of requirement that three-fifths legislative majority approve bills raising revenue Failed 11/06 SD Initiated Measure 25: An initiated measure increasing the State tobacco tax and creating a postsecondary technical institute fund for the purposes of lowering student tuition and providing financial support to the State postsecondary technical institutes. Failed 11/06 UT HJR7: Constitutional Amendment A Passed 11/06 UT SJR2: Constitutional Amendment B Failed 11/06 UT HJR20: Nonbinding Opinion Question 1 Failed 11/06 UT Proposition 3: Utah Decides Healthcare Act Passed 11/06 VA Question 1: Exempt property Passed 11/06 VA Question 2: Property tax exemption for certain veterans and their surviving spouses and surviving spouses of soldiers killed in action. Passed 11/06 WA measure: Initiative Measure No. 1634 Passed 11/06 WA measure: Advisory Vote No. 19 Passed

Transportation

Unemployed and Low-Income

Veterans

Women

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