Ballot Measures


ALASKA BALLOT MEASURE NO. 13SB21;
State Net ID: AK 1 2014
Title: Repeal Senate Bill 21
Summary: Provides that voters are asked to approve or reject a law; relates to appropriations from taxes paid under the Net Income Tax Act; provides a tax credit against the corporation income tax for qualified oil and gas service industry expenditures; relates to the oil and gas production tax rate, monthly installment payments, credit for certain losses, annual statements by producers.

Status: 10/25/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/19/2014
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ALASKA BALLOT MEASURE NO. 13PSUM;
State Net ID: AK 2 2014
Title: Regulation of Sale and Use of Marijuana
Summary: Taxes and regulates the production, sale and use of marijuana in the State; provides for the authority of local governments and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

Status: 02/04/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALASKA BALLOT MEASURE NO. 13MINW;
State Net ID: AK 3 2014
Title: Minimum Wage Increase
Summary: Raises the Minimum Wage.

Status: 01/09/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALASKA BALLOT MEASURE NO. 12BBAY;
State Net ID: AK 4 2014
Title: Bristol Bay Fishery Mines Approval
Summary: Requires the legislature to approve large-scale metallic sulfide mines in the Bristol Bay Fishery by passing a law.

Status: 01/09/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2013-269 - SB 4
State Net ID: AL 1 2014
Title: American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment
Summary: Prevents state from recognizing foreign or any other laws that violate state's public policy or rights of state's citizens.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2014-84 - HB 243
State Net ID: AL 2 2014
Title: Employee Retirement System
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that certain elected or appointed public officials in Cullman County including the sheriff may participate in the Employees' Retirement System in lieu of participating in a supernumerary program or system.

Status: 02/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2014-286 - HB 322
State Net ID: AL 3 2014
Title: Hunting and Fishing Rights
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama; clarifies that the people have the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations that promote conservation and management of fish and wildlife; preserves the future of hunting and fishing; provides that this amendment shall be known as the Sportsperson's Bill of Rights.

Status: 04/03/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2014-188 - SB 255
State Net ID: AL 4 2014
Title: Cotton Production Program
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; relates specifically to assessments authorized for cotton producers to support a program for the promotion of the production, distribution, improvement, marketing, use, and sale of cotton; deletes a requirement that assessments on cotton producers would be subject to refund.

Status: 03/20/2014 -- Unofficially approved by Voters

Election Date: 07/15/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2014-185 - SB 7
State Net ID: AL 5 2014
Title: Constitutional Amendment for Unfunded Mandates
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; relates to unfunded mandates for municipalities that are enacted by the legislature; removes the exception for expenditures by a local board of education.

Status: 03/13/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2013-267 - HB 8
State Net ID: AL 6 2014
Title: Right to Bear Arms
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that every citizen has a fundamental right to bear arms and that any restriction on this right would be subject to strict scrutiny; and to provide that no international treaty or law shall prohibit, limit, or otherwise interfere with a citizen's fundamental right to bear arms.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2013-266 - SB 260
State Net ID: AL 7 2014
Title: Bonding Authority
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to increase the total amount of bonding authority granted to provide for additional payments from the Trust Fund to fund any bond issued; provides for competitive bidding of the bonds; requires the Bond Commission to contract with the businesses or individuals which reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the state; provides for the use of the proceeds for plans, construction, and maintenance.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2013-260 - HB 205
State Net ID: AL 8 2014
Title: Judge of Probate of Shelby County
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that the Judge of Probate of Shelby County would be required to be an attorney licensed in this state.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ALABAMA STATEWIDE AMENDMENT TBA; ACT 2013-256 - HB 150
State Net ID: AL 9 2014
Title: Controlled Substances
Summary: Amends provisions relating to the Controlled Substances Prescription Database and the Controlled Substances Prescription Database Advisory Committee; provides for the membership and meetings of the committee; provides further for information used in transmitting information on controlled substances prescriptions; provides further for access to, confidentiality of records of, and funding of the database.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ARKANSAS ISSUE NO. 1; 2013 SJR 7
State Net ID: AR 1 2014
Title: Legislative Approval of State Agency Rules Amendment
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to include legislative review and approval of changes to state agencies' administrative rules.

Status: 04/16/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ARKANSAS ISSUE NO. 3; 2013 HJR 1009
State Net ID: AR 2 2014
Title: Elected Officials Reform
Summary: Amends the State Constitution; prohibits members of the general assembly and certain elected constitutional officers from accepting gifts from lobbyists or setting their own salaries and the salaries of elected officers, justices, and judges; establishes an independent citizens commission for certain purposes; relates to term limits, contributions from corporations and lobbyist registration.

Status: 04/19/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ARKANSAS ISSUE NO. 2; 2013 SJR 16
State Net ID: AR 3 2014
Title: Ballot Measure Signature Requirements Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to Article 5, Section 1, of the Constitution concerning initiative and referendum; provides certain requirements for the correction or amendment of insufficient state-wide petitions.

Status: 04/19/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ARIZONA PROPOSITION TBA; 2013 SCR 1016
State Net ID: AZ 1 2014
Title: State Sovereignty Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution; relates to the rejection of unconstitutional federal actions; provides that the State may exercise its sovereign authority to restrict the actions of its personnel and the use of its financial resources to purposes that are consistent with the Constitution.

Status: 05/14/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ARIZONA PROPOSITION TBA; 2014-HCR2005
State Net ID: AZ 2 2014
Title: Invesitgational Drugs
Summary: Relates to the use and insurance coverage of investigational drugs, biological products and devices.

Status: 04/15/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 44; ACA4 #174-2010, A1619 #732-2010, S202 #558-2011
State Net ID: CA 1 2014
Title: State Budget: Changes CA Budget Process: Limit Spending
Summary: Increases the Rainy Day Budget Stabilization Fund. Requires unexpected revenues above historic trends to be deposited into the fund. Places before the voters at the 2014 statewide general election, per SB 202 (Ch. 558, 2011), a legislative constitutional amendment relating to state finance. Limits spending of the fund to when revenues drop below the 2010 budget, adjusted for population and inflation, including emergencies.

Status: 10/14/2011 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 43; SBX7 2 #3-2009, A1265 #126-2010, A153 #226-2010
State Net ID: CA 2 2014
Title: Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act 2014
Summary: Enacts the Safe, Clean Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012 which would authorize issuance of bonds, in a specified amount, to finance a safe drinking water reliability program. Provides for submission of such bond to the voters in the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election. (As further amended pursuant to AB 1422, Ch. 74, 2012.).

Status: 07/10/2012 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 45; 1541. (11-0070)
State Net ID: CA 3 2014
Title: Approval of Healthcare Insurance Rate Changes
Summary: Requires health insurance rate changes to be approved by Insurance Commissioner before taking effect. Requires sworn statement by health insurer as to accuracy of information submitted to Insurance Commissioner to justify rate changes. Provides for public notice, disclosure and hearing on health insurance rate changes, and subsequent judicial review. Prohibits policy eligibility or rates based on lack of prior coverage or credit history.

Status: 08/23/2012 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 41; AB 639 #727-2013
State Net ID: CA 4 2014
Title: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act
Summary: Amends the Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 to reduce the amount of bonds that are authorized to be issued under the Act. Enacts the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 to authorize the issuance of bonds for expenditure by specified Departments to provide multifamily housing to veterans. Authorizes the Legislature to amend the provisions of the Act by a majority vote. Imposes a specified reporting requirement.

Status: 07/11/2014 -- Approved by Voters

Election Date: 06/03/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 42; SCA3 #123-2013
State Net ID: CA 5 2014
Title: Public Information
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to require each local agency to comply with the State Public Records Act and the Brown Act and with any statutory enactment amending either act, enacting a successor act, or amending any successor act which contains findings demonstrating that the statutory enactment furthers the purposes of the people's right of access to information concerning the conduct of the people's business.

Status: 07/11/2014 -- Approved by Voters

Election Date: 06/03/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 48; A277 #51-2013
State Net ID: CA 6 2014
Title: Tribal Gaming: Compact Ratification
Summary: Ratifies the tribal-state gaming compact entered into between the State of California and the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians, executed on August 31, 2012. The bill would also ratify the tribal-gaming compact entered into between the State of California and the Wiyot Tribe, executed on March 20, 2013. The bill would provide that, in deference to tribal sovereignty, certain actions are not projects for purposes of CEQA.

Status: 11/20/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 46; 1606. (13-0016)
State Net ID: CA 7 2014
Title: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors.
Summary: Requires hospitals to conduct random drug and alcohol testing of the doctors who practice there and requires them to test physicians after an unexpected death or serious injury occurs. Requires doctors to report other physicians who appear to be impaired by drugs or alcohol while on duty or failed to follow the appropriate standard of care. Requires hospitals to report any verified positive results of drug/alcohol tests to the Medical Board.

Status: 05/15/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 47; 1645. (13-0060)
State Net ID: CA 8 2014
Title: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative
Summary: Enacts The Safe Neighborhoods & Schools Act. Requires misdemeanor sentence instead of felony for petty theft, receiving stolen property, & forging/writing bad checks if value or amount is $950 or less. Requires misdemeanor sentence instead of felony for some drug possession offenses. Allows felony sentences for offenses if a person has a previous conviction for crimes such as rape, murder or child molestation or is a registered sex offender.

Status: 06/26/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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COLORADO AMENDMENT 67; PROPOSED INITIATIVE
State Net ID: CO 1 2014
Title: Definition of Person and Child
Summary: Relates to the protection of pregnant mothers and their unborn children from criminal offenses; provides that the words person and child in the Criminal Code and Wrongful Death Act shall include unborn human beings.

Status: 10/14/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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CONNECTICUT CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; 2013 HJR 36
State Net ID: CT 1 2014
Title: Early Voting Amendment
Summary: Allows the legislature to expand early voting.

Status: 05/08/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 12-04; PROPOSED AMENDMENT
State Net ID: FL 1 2014
Title: Water and Land Conservation
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the constitution to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands, fish and wildlife habitat, water resources and drinking water sources, and the water quality of rivers, lakes and steams, beaches, and shores, outdoor recreational lands, working farms and ranches, and historic geologic sites.

Status: 01/17/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 2013-02; PROPOSED AMENDMENT
State Net ID: FL 2 2014
Title: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to allow the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed physician; allows caregivers to assist patients medical use of marijuana; provides Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that producer and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers.

Status: 01/17/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 3; 2014- SB 1188
State Net ID: FL 3 2014
Title: Prospective Appointment of Judicial Vacanies
Summary: Relates to prospective appointment of judicial vacancies; proposes amends to the Constitution to authorize the Governor to prospectively fill vacancies in certain judicial offices.

Status: 05/09/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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GEORGIA AMENDMENT TBA; SR 415 - 2014
State Net ID: GA 1 2014
Title: Tax Rate Increase Prohibition Constitutional Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution so as to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing the maximum state income tax rate.

Status: 04/20/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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GEORGIA REFERNDUM TBA; HB 788 - 2014
State Net ID: GA 2 2014
Title: Tax Exemption for Third Party University Property
Summary: Amends existing law relating to ad valorem taxation of property; provides for an ad valorem tax exemption for private interests in property of the Board of Regents of the University System that is operated by a private party; provides that such arrangements shall not constitute special franchises.

Status: 04/18/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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HAWAII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT SB886; 2013 SB886
State Net ID: HI 1 2014
Title: Mandatory Retirement for Judges
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to increase the mandatory retirement age for justices and judges from 70 to 80 years of age.

Status: 04/04/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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HAWAII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT SB1084; 2013 SB1084
State Net ID: HI 2 2014
Title: Early Childhood Education
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to permit the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education programs, as provided by law, to help the state meet its goal of providing an early learning system for the children of Hawaii.

Status: 05/02/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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HAWAII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT HB420; 2014 HB420
State Net ID: HI 3 2014
Title: Disclosure of the Names of Judicial Nominees
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring disclosure of the names of judicial nominees.

Status: 03/21/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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HAWAII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT HB748; 2014 HB748
State Net ID: HI 4 2014
Title: Special Purpose Revenue Bonds
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist agricultural enterprises on any type of land.

Status: 04/08/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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HAWAII CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT SB2876; 2014 SB2876
State Net ID: HI 5 2014
Title: Dam and Reservoir Owners
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to offer loans to assist dam and reservoir owners to improve their facilities to protect public safety; provides significant benefits to the general public as important water sources.

Status: 04/21/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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IDAHO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; 2014-HJR 2
State Net ID: ID 1 2014
Title: Legislative Delegation of Rulemaking Authority
Summary: Proposes an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Idaho; relates to Legislative Delegation of Rulemaking Authority.

Status: 03/19/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ILLINOIS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; HJRCA 1 - 2014
State Net ID: IL 1 2014
Title: Crime Victims' Rights
Summary: Proposes to amend the Bill of Rights Article of the Constitution concerning crime victim's rights.

Status: 04/10/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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ILLINOIS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; HJRCA 52 - 2014
State Net ID: IL 2 2014
Title: Anti-Voter Discrimination
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to state that no person shall be denied the right to register to vote or to cast a ballot in an election based on race, color, ethnicity, status as a member of a language minority, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or income.

Status: 04/10/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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KANSAS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; 2013-SCR 1618
State Net ID: KS 1 2014
Title: Charitable Raffles
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of the stat of Kansas by adding a new section thereto, authorizing the legislature to permit the conduct of charitable raffles by certain non-profit organizations.

Status: 03/26/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 HB 256
State Net ID: LA 1 2014
Title: Abandoned or Hazardous Property Sold at Tax Sale
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; relates to tax sales occurring in certain parishes; provides for the redemption period for certain blighted, hazardous or abandoned property sold at tax sale.

Status: 06/05/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 HB 532
State Net ID: LA 2 2014
Title: Hospital Stabilization Formula and Health Care Funding
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; provides relative to health care funding; provides for a hospital stabilization formula; provides for hospital assessment; creates the Hospital Stabilization Fund; provides for the deposit, use, and investment of the fund.

Status: 06/03/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 HB 533
State Net ID: LA 3 2014
Title: Medical Assistance Trust Fund
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; provides relative to health care funding; creates the Medical Assistance Trust Fund; provides for accounts within the Medical Assistance Trust Fund; provides for deposit, use, and investment to the fund; provides for a base rate for certain Medicaid Program provider funding.

Status: 06/03/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 SB 128
State Net ID: LA 4 2014
Title: Artificial Reef Development Fund
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; relates to the creation of the Artificial Reef Development Fund; provides for the sources and uses of monies in the fund; provides conditions and requirements.

Status: 06/07/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 HB 131
State Net ID: LA 5 2014
Title: Tax Rebate Debate Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; provides for consideration of certain legislative instruments relating to tax rebates during regular sessions; provides relative to subject matter for regular sessions.

Status: 06/06/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 SB 56
State Net ID: LA 6 2014
Title: Permanently Disabled Homeowners Tax Break Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; relates to the special assessment level; excludes from the requirement of annual certification of adjusted gross income certain eligible disabled owners.

Status: 06/07/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 SB 96
State Net ID: LA 7 2014
Title: Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Correction
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; relates to providing an exemption of the assessed valuation on property owned and occupied by a veteran with a certain service-connected disability rating; extends the same exemption to surviving spouses of such totally disabled veterans.

Status: 06/07/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2013 HB 426
State Net ID: LA 8 2014
Title: Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Membership Agreement
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; provides relative to the membership of the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission; provides relative to members of such commission.

Status: 06/04/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 341
State Net ID: LA 9 2014
Title: Organization of the Executive Branch
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; provides for the maximum number of departments in the executive branch of the state government; provides for submission of the proposed amendment to the electors.

Status: 06/09/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 488
State Net ID: LA 10 2014
Title: Authorized Agents of a Tax Collector
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; relates to authorized agents of a tax collector; provides relative to the costs recoverable in tax sales; provides for the submission of the proposed amendment to the electors.

Status: 06/02/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 628
State Net ID: LA 11 2014
Title: Authorize Public Funds for a State Infrastructure Bank
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; authorizes public funds to be used to invest in a state infrastructure bank; authorizes the loan, pledge, guarantee, or donation of funds by such a bank for transportation projects.

Status: 06/02/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 489
State Net ID: LA 12 2014
Title: Local Government Sell of Property
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; authorizes the governing authority of the city of New Orleans to sell at a fixed price certain property; provides for submission of the proposed amendment to the electors.

Status: 06/02/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 111
State Net ID: LA 13 2014
Title: Local Government Ad Valorem Tax
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; authorizes the governing authority of the city of New Orleans to levy an additional ad valorem tax for fire protection and an additional ad valorem tax for police protection; provides relative to the use of the proceeds of such taxes.

Status: 06/02/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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LOUISIANA PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. TBA; 2014 HB 96
State Net ID: LA 14 2014
Title: Remove Mandatory Retirement Age of Judges
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment; relates to judges; removes provisions that establish an age beyond which judges shall not remain in office.

Status: 06/11/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MARYLAND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT QUESTION ;
State Net ID: MD 1 2014
Title: Transportation Fund Amendment
Summary: Amends the state consolidated capital bond loan of 2013 to authorize the matching fund requirement of a certain grant for the dundalk youth services arts center to include real property.

Status: 05/02/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MARYLAND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT QUESTION ;
State Net ID: MD 2 2014
Title: County Office Vacancy
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the constitution to provide that a county charter may provide for the filling of a vacancy in the office of chief executive officer or county executive of a county by special election to be conducted by mail.

Status: 05/05/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MICHIGAN BALLOT PROPOSAL 1; 2012 PA 408
State Net ID: MI 1 2014
Title: Use Tax Revenue
Summary: Dedicates a portion of the existing State use tax as a local tax levied by a new metropolitan areas authority; distributes revenue from that local tax throughout the State for local purposes, including police and fire protection; increases that portion of the State use tax currently dedicated for aid to schools; prohibits the total use tax rate from exceeding the Constitutional limit of 6%.

Status: 07/08/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MICHIGAN BALLOT PROPOSAL TBA; 2012 PA 520 (REFERENDUM)
State Net ID: MI 2 2014
Title: Michigan Wolf Hunting
Summary: Provides for a referendum on Public Act 520, a law that allows the state to establish wolf hunting season in the Upper Peninsula.

Status: 07/23/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MICHIGAN BALLOT PROPOSAL TBA; 2013 PA 21 (VETO REFERENDUM)
State Net ID: MI 3 2014
Title: Natural Resources Commission Referendum
Summary: Provides for a veto referendum on 2013 PA 21, a law that allows the Natural Resources Commission to directly designate game species and determine hunting seasons.

Status: 07/08/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 1; MOHJR11, MOHJR7
State Net ID: MO 1 2014
Title: Agricultural Producation and Ranching Practices
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; adopts one new section relating to the right to farm.

Status: 05/14/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 2; MOHJR16
State Net ID: MO 2 2014
Title: Admissible Evidence
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; adopts one new section relating to admissibility of evidence in prosecutions for crimes of a sexual nature involving a victim under eighteen years of age.

Status: 05/17/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 5; MOSJR36
State Net ID: MO 3 2014
Title: Electronic Communications and Data
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that a Person's electronic communication and data are protected from unreasonable search and seizures performed by the government; provides that prior to issuance, a warrant must describe the data or communication to be accessed and be supported by probable cause.

Status: 05/16/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 8; MOHJR48
State Net ID: MO 4 2014
Title: Veterans Lottery Ticket Proceeds Requirements
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the State Lottery Commission to develop and sell a Veterans Lottery Ticket with proceeds to go to the Veterans Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund.

Status: 05/15/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 9; MOSJR27
State Net ID: MO 5 2014
Title: Electronic Communications and Data
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that A person's electronic communication and data are protected from unreasonable search and seizures performed by the government; provides that prior to issuance, a warrant must describe the data or communication to be accessed and be supported by probable cause.

Status: 05/16/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 7; MOHJR68
State Net ID: MO 6 2014
Title: Transportation Projects Temporary Tax Increase
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide a temporary raise in the state sales and use tax with the proceeds to be used for transportation purposes; provides the tax must not apply to retail sale of food; prohibits any increase in the motor fuel tax while the temporary raise is in effect.

Status: 05/14/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 08/05/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 6; MOHJR90
State Net ID: MO 7 2014
Title: Early Voting Period
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to establish an early voting period prior to the General Election; provides that voting may be in person or by mail ballot similar to absentee ballot, but no excuse or reason will be required to vote early.

Status: 05/14/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MISSOURI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 10; MOHJR72
State Net ID: MO 8 2014
Title: Governor to Pay the Public Debt and Legislative Check
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution; requires the governor to pay the public debt; prohibits the governor from relying on revenue from legislation not yet passed when proposing a budget; provides a legislative check on the governor's decisions to restrict funding for education and other state services.

Status: 05/16/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MISSISSIPPI AMENDMENT HCR30; 2012-HCR30
State Net ID: MS 1 2014
Title: Hunting and Fishing
Summary: Proposes to amend the Constitution of 1890 by adding a new section to establish the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife as a constitutional right.

Status: 02/16/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MONTANA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 45; HB 79
State Net ID: MT 1 2014
Title: State Auditor
Summary: Submits to the qualified electors of the State an amendment to the State Constitution to change the name of the State Auditor to the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance.

Status: 04/11/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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MONTANA LEGISLATIVE REFERENDUM NO. 126; SB 405
State Net ID: MT 2 2014
Title: Late Voter Registration
Summary: Protects the integrity of elections by ending late voter registration on the Friday before election day and eliminating election day registration.

Status: 04/23/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; 2013 SENATE BILL 399
State Net ID: NC 1 2014
Title: Trial By Jury or Judge
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the constitution to provide that a person accused of any criminal offense in superior court for which the state is not seeking a sentence of death may waive the right to trial by jury and instead be tried by a judge.

Status: 07/02/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE NO. 1; 2013 SCR 4009
State Net ID: ND 1 2014
Title: Life Beginning at Conception Amendment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to Article I of the Constitution to provide that the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected.

Status: 03/22/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE NO. 2; 2013 HCR 3006
State Net ID: ND 2 2014
Title: Prohibition of the Imposition of Mortgage Taxes
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to create and enact a new section to article X of the Constitution of North Dakota, related to the prohibition of the imposition of mortgage taxes or any sales or transfer taxes on the mortgage or transfer of real property.

Status: 04/23/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE NO. 3; 2013 HCR 3047
State Net ID: ND 3 2014
Title: Creation of a Commission of Higher Education
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to create and enact a new section to article VIII of the Constitution of North Dakota, relating to the creation of a commission of higher education; repeals section 6 of article VIII of the Constitution of North Dakota, relating to the state board of higher education; provides an effective date.

Status: 04/23/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE NO. 4; 2013 HCR 3011
State Net ID: ND 4 2014
Title: Impact of Measures to Initiate Amendments
Summary: Proposes an constitutional amendment to amend and reenact section 2 of article III of the Constitution of North Dakota, relating to the fiscal impact of measures to initiate constitutional amendments and to the placing of initiated measures on the ballot.

Status: 04/24/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NORTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE NO. 1; 2013 HCR 3034
State Net ID: ND 5 2014
Title: Petition Requirements for Initiated Measures
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment to amend and reenact sections 5, 6, and 7 of article III of the Constitution of North Dakota, relating to petition requirements for initiated measures; provides for an effective date.

Status: 06/10/2014 -- Approved by Voters

Election Date: 06/10/2014
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NEBRASKA AMENDMENT NUMBER TBA; 2014 - LR 41
State Net ID: NE 1 2014
Title: Horse Racing Wagering Amendment
Summary: Provides for enactment of laws providing for licensing and regulation of wagering on live or replayed horseraces, wherever run, either within or outside of the state, by the parimutuel method, when such wagering is conducted by licensees within a licensed racetrack enclosure; requires apprpriation of certain parimutuel taxes for for education, for property tax relief, and for the Compulsive Gamblers Assistance Fund.

Status: 04/07/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; HJR2 - 2013
State Net ID: NM 1 2014
Title: Legislative Resolution
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; provides that school elections shall be held at different times from partisan elections.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; SJR7 - 2013
State Net ID: NM 2 2014
Title: Legislative Resolution
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; changes the Board of Regents of Northern New Mexico State School by filling one regent position with a student.

Status: 04/25/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; SJR16 - 2014
State Net ID: NM 3 2014
Title: Legislative Resolution
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; allows the Legislature to set the date for filing declarations of candidacy for judicial retention elections.

Status: 02/19/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; SJR22 - 2014
State Net ID: NM 4 2014
Title: Legislative Resolution
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; allows certain counties to become urban counties; clarifies the majority vote needed to adopt a county charter.

Status: 02/20/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; HJR16 - 2014
State Net ID: NM 5 2014
Title: Legislative Resolution
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; preserves the land grant permanent funds by increasing the duty of care, removing the restrictions on the type of investment that may be made and increasing the threshold amount for additional distributions.

Status: 02/20/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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NEW MEXICO BOND QUESTION TBA; SB53 - 2014
State Net ID: NM 6 2014
Title: Bonds and the Issuance Thereof
Summary: Authorizes the issuance and sale of capital projects general obligation bonds to make capital expenditures for senior citizen facility improvements and acquisitions, for library acquisitions and for capital improvements and acquisitions at institutions of higher education, state special schools and tribal schools; provides for an ad valorem tax levy for payment of principal of, interest on and costs related to the bonds; requires approval.

Status: 02/19/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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OHIO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 1; SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 6 - 130TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State Net ID: OH 1 2014
Title: Bonds for Public Infrastructure Capital Improvements
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to permit the issuance of additional general obligation bonds to fund public infrastructure capital improvements.

Status: 05/06/2014 -- Approved by Voters

Election Date: 05/06/2014
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OREGON BALLOT MEASURE NO. TBA; SJR1 - 2013
State Net ID: OR 1 2014
Title: Financing the Oregon Student Opportunity Fund
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to allow indebtedness to finance the corpus of the Oregon Student Opportunity Fund.

Status: 04/30/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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OREGON BALLOT MEASURE NO. TBA; SJR34 - 2013
State Net ID: OR 2 2014
Title: Judges and Other Employment
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to state that a person serving as a judge of any court of this state may be employed by the Oregon National Guard for the purpose of performing military service or may be employed by the State Board of Higher Education for the purpose of teaching, and the employment does not prevent the person from serving as a judge.

Status: 04/30/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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OREGON BALLOT MEASURE NO. TBA; SB833- 2013
State Net ID: OR 3 2014
Title: Alternative Driver Licenses Referendum
Summary: Makes four-year driver licenses available to those who cannot prove legal presence in the United States.

Status: 04/30/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBA; SDHJR1001-2014
State Net ID: SD 1 2014
Title: Gambling Permitted in Deadwood
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood for Historic Restoration and Preservation of Deadwood.

Status: 06/05/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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SOUTH DAKOTA INITIATED MEASURE 17; INTIATED MEASURE
State Net ID: SD 2 2014
Title: Health Care Provider
Summary: Ensures patient choice in the selection of health care providers. No health insurer, including the Medicaid program, may obstruct patient choice by excluding a health care provider licensed under the laws of this state from participating on the health insurer's panel of providers if the provider is located within the geographic coverage area of the health benefit plan.

Status: 06/05/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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SOUTH DAKOTA INITIATED MEASURE 18; INITIATED MEASURE
State Net ID: SD 3 2014
Title: Minimun Wage Increase
Summary: Increases the state minimum wage and to provide for future cost of living increases.

Status: 06/05/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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TENNESSEE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBD; SJR 127
State Net ID: TN 1 2014
Title: Constitutional Amendment Regarding Abortion
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that nothing in the Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion; retains the right through elected state representatives and state senators to enact, amend, or repeal statutes regarding abortion, including circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.

Status: 05/20/2011 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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TENNESSEE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBD; SJR 1
State Net ID: TN 2 2014
Title: Taxation of Payroll
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to prohibit the legislature from levying taxes upon payroll or personal income.

Status: 04/08/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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TENNESSEE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TBD; SJR 2
State Net ID: TN 3 2014
Title: Election of Judges
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution concerning the election of judges of the Supreme Court or an intermediate appellate court.

Status: 03/11/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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TEXAS PROPOSITION 1; 83(3) SJR 1
State Net ID: TX 1 2014
Title: Texas Transportation Funding Amendment
Summary: Provides for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the completion of transportation construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation projects, not to include toll roads.

Status: 08/06/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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WASHINGTON INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 594; SOS
State Net ID: WA 1 2014
Title: Backround Checks to All Gun Sales or Transfers
Summary: Extends criminal and public safety background checks to all gun sales or transfers.

Status: 01/22/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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WASHINGTON INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 591; SOS
State Net ID: WA 2 2014
Title: Firearms
Summary: Provides that it is unlawful for any government agency to confiscate firearms from citizens without due process or to require certain background checks.

Status: 01/31/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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WISCONSIN QUESTION 1; WI2013000AJR2
State Net ID: WI 1 2014
Title: Creation of a Transportation Fund
Summary: Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution to require that revenues generated by use of the State transportation system be deposited into a transportation fund administered by a department of transportation for the exclusive purpose of funding transportation systems and to prohibit any transfers or lapses from this fund.

Status: 05/16/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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WEST VIRGINIA AMENDMENT HJR108; HJR 108
State Net ID: WV 1 2014
Title: Nonprofit Youth Organizations
Summary: Proposes a constitutional amendment relating to exempting certain nonprofit youth organizations from ad valorem property taxation on certain property.

Status: 03/08/2014 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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WYOMING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AMENDMENT A; 2013 SJR 1
State Net ID: WY 1 2014
Title: Constitutional Amendment A
Summary: Proposes to amend the Constitution to remove the requirement that a person be a resident of the State to serve as a trustee of the University of Wyoming; limits the number of nonresidents who may serve as trustees.

Status: 02/13/2013 -- Placed on Ballot

Election Date: 11/04/2014
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