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Texas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 1, Property Tax Limit Reduction for Elderly and Disabled Residents Amendment Proposition 1 would authorize the state legislature to reduce the property tax limit for school maintenance and operations taxes imposed on the homesteads of elderly or disabled residents to reflect any tax rate reduction enacted by law from the preceding tax year. 5/7/2022 Approved
Texas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 2, Increased Homestead Exemption for School District Property Taxes Amendment Proposition 2 would increase the homestead exemption for school district property taxes from $25,000 to $40,000. 5/7/2022 Approved
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 1, Authorize $85 Million in Bonds for Public Historical Sites and State Parks Amendment This measure would amend the state constitution to issue up to $85 million in bonds for improvement, renovation, acquisition, construction, and maintenance of state parks. 5/24/2022 Approved
South Dakota Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment C South Dakota measure to require a three-fifths supermajority on ballot measures that increase taxes or fees, or that would require the state to spend $10 million or more in the first five fiscal years. 6/7/2022 Rejected
Kansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment No Right to Abortion in Constitution Amendment If passed, amends Constitution to state that nothing within the constitution creates a right to abortion or government funding for abortion. Gives state legislature the authority to pass laws regarding abortion. 8/2/2022 Rejected
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 1, Alabama Allow Denial of Bail for Offenses Enumerated by State Legislature Allows the Alabama State Legislature to deny bail to defendants in certain cases 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 10, Incorporate Voter-Approved Amendments in New State Constitution Measure Approval of this measure would provide for adding voter-approved amendments appearing on the May 24 and November 8 ballot into the new state constitution if the new state constitution is ratified by voters at the November 8 election. Since the amendments on the ballot were written to amend the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, approval of this amendment is required to incorporate them into the updated Constitution of Alabama of 2022 if it is ratified by voters. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 2, Broadband Internet Infrastructure Funding Amendment The amendment would allow the state and local governments to grant federal awards funds or other state-designated broadband funds to public or private entities to provide or expand infrastructure for Broadband internet. Funds granted by a local government to a private entity would need to be approved at a public meeting in the county or municipality. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 3, Notice to Victim's Family Required for Commutation or Reprieve of Death Sentences Amendment The amendment would require the governor to provide notice to the attorney general and make reasonable efforts to notify a designated family member of a victim before granting a commutation (a reduced sentence such as life imprisonment) or reprieve (temporary stay of execution) of a death sentence. The attorney general would provide a mailing address, email address, and phone number to the governor for the purpose of contacting the victim's family. Failing to provide notice would void the reprieve or commutation of the death sentence and the attorney general and Alabama Supreme Court could seek a new execution order. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 4, Prohibit Changes to Election Conduct Laws within Six Months of General Elections Amendment Requires that any legislation changing the conduct of a general election must be implemented at least six months before the next affected general election. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 5, Remove Orphans' Business from Probate Court Jurisdiction Amendment Eliminates a provision giving the probate court of each county general jurisdiction over orphans' business. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 6, Authorize Certain Cities to Use Special Property Tax Revenue to Pay for Capital Improvements Directly Allows certain cities that were previously authorized to use tax revenue to pay for capital improvements directly on a pay-as-you-go basis. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 7, Local Economic and Industrial Development Bonds and Financing Amendment This 2022 ballot measure retains counties' and municipalities' existing authority to provide for financing economic and industrial development through lending credit, granting public funds, issuing bonds, leasing property, or lending bonds to a private entity. The measure would remove the requirement that the newspaper publication be in the *largest* circulating newspaper, and instead allow the publication to be made in any newspaper in the jurisdiction. The amendment would also ratify all actions and agreements by counties and municipalities made under Amendment 772 unless they are subject to pending lawsuits. Under the current provisions of Section 222 of the state constitution, local governments are required to receive voter approval to issue bonds. Under the 2022 ballot measure, local governments would be exempt from this provision unless the bond issue also had a repayment provision such as a tax increase. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 8, Public Service Commission to Regulate Private Sewer Systems in Shelby County If approved by voters, this constitutional amendment would provide that the state Public Service Commission regulate privately owned sewer systems and plants, including their rates and charges, in Shelby County, Alabama. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 9, Public Service Commission to Regulate Private Sewer System in Lake View If approved by voters, this constitutional amendment would provide that the state Public Service Commission regulate privately owned sewer systems and plants in Lake View, Alabama, from 2023 through 2027. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alabama Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Recompiled Constitution Ratification Question This measure asks voters whether or not to ratify an updated and recompiled state constitution, the Constitution of Alabama 2022. The Alabama State Legislature was authorized to update language in the constitution and recompile it into proper sections following voter approval of Amendment 4 in 2020. 11/8/2022 Pending
Alaska Automatic Ballot Referral Constitutional Convention Question In Alaska, a constitutional convention question appears automatically on the ballot every 10 years. The constitutional convention process requires three public votes. The first vote is a vote on whether to call for a constitutional convention. If the majority of voters approve of the constitutional convention question, then a second vote will appear on the ballot of the next regular statewide election (or in a special election) to elect convention delegates. The third vote is to approve any amendments to the constitution. See Alaska Constitution, Article XIII, § 3. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Initiated State Statute Campaign Finance Sources Disclosure Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would establish the requirement that any person who makes an independent expenditure of more than $50,000 on a statewide campaign or $25,000 on a local campaign must disclose the names of the money's original sources, which would be defined as the persons or businesses that earned the money being spent. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Initiated State Statute Interest Rate Limit on Debt from Healthcare Services and Collection Exempt Property and Earnings Increase Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would set a limit on interest rates for debt accrued from receiving healthcare services equal to either the weekly average one-year constant maturity treasury yield or 3%, whichever is less. It would also increase the amount of value for certain property—including homestead, household furnishings, motor vehicles, and bank account funds—and earnings exempt from attachment, execution, forced sale, and any other debt collection processes. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 128, Legislative Changes to Ballot Initiatives with Invalid Provisions Amendment The ballot measure would allow the Arizona State Legislature to amend or repeal voter-approved ballot initiatives if any portion has been declared unconstitutional or invalid by the Arizona Supreme Court or U.S. Supreme Court. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 129, Single-Subject Requirement for Ballot Initiatives Amendment The ballot measure would add a provision to the Arizona Constitution that requires citizen-initiated ballot measures to embrace a single subject. The ballot measure would also require the initiative's subject to be expressed in the ballot title, or else the missing subject would be considered void. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 130, Property Tax Exemptions Amendment If approved, the amendment would allow the legislature to set certain property tax exemption amounts and qualifications (including property tax exemptions for widows and widowers; those with total and permanent disabilities; disabled veterans; and property used for trade, business, or agriculture) and consolide the constitution's property tax exemption provisions into a single article. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 131, Create the Office of Lieutenant Governor Amendment If approved, the amendment would create the office of lieutenant governor, who would be elected on a joint ticket with the governor and would succeed the governor in case of a vacancy. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 132, 60% Vote Requirement for Ballot Measures to Approve Taxes Amendment If approved, the amendment would require a three-fifths (60%) supermajority vote to pass ballot initiatives and all constitutional amendments. The supermajority requirement would apply to both initiated state statutes and initiated constitutional amendments. It would also apply to legislatively referred constitutional amendments. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred State Statute Proposition 308, In-State Tuition for Non-Citizen Residents Measure The ballot measure would allow non-citizen students, except those considered to be nonresident aliens under federal law, to receive in-state college tuition when a student (a) attended school in Arizona for at least two years and (b) graduated from a public school, private school, or homeschool in Arizona. The ballot measure would repeal provisions of Proposition 300, which voters approved in 2006. Proposition 300 provided that non-citizens could not receive certain state-subsidized services, benefits, or financial aid or in-state tuition rates. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Initiated State Statute Proposition 309, Voter Identification Requirements for Mail-In Ballots and In-Person Voting Measure This measure will add requirements for Arizona citizens casting a mail-in ballot, as well as changing voter ID requirements for in-person voters. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arizona Legislatively Referred State Statute Proposition 310, Sales Tax for Fire District Funding Measure If approved, the measure would create a 0.1% sales tax to fund Arizona's fire districts. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arkansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Issue 1, Legislative Authority to Call a Special Session Amendment This amendment would allow the state legislature to call itself into extraordinary sessions upon (a) a joint proclamation from the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore or (b) upon a proclamation signed by two-thirds of the members in each chamber. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arkansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Issue 2, Three-fifths (60%) Supermajority Vote Requirement for Constitutional Amendments and Ballot Initiatives Measure Currently, ballot measures in Arkansas require a simple majority vote for approval. This amendment would amend the state constitution to require a three-fifths (60%) supermajority vote of approval from voters to adopt constitutional amendments (legislatively referred and citizen-initiated) and citizen-initiated state statutes. The supermajority requirement would not apply to veto referendums, which would continue to require a simple majority vote for approval. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arkansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Issue 3, Government Burden of Free Exercise of Religion Amendment The measure would amend the state constitution to provide that the government cannot burden a person’s freedom of religion— including burdens resulting from a rule of general applicability— except if the government demonstrates that the burden is necessary to further a compelling government interest using the least restrictive means of furthering that interest. The measure would allow a person to cite this amendment as a claim or defense in a judicial, administrative, or other proceeding to obtain relief against the government. 11/8/2022 Pending
Arkansas Initiated Constitutional Amendment Issue 4, Marijuana Legalization Initiative If approved, this measure would legalize the possession and use of up to one ounce of marijuana for persons who are at least 21 years old, enact a 10% tax on marijuana sales, and require the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division to develop rules to regulate marijuana businesses. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposition 1, Right to Reproductive Freedom Amendment If approved, the measure would amend the state constitution to prohibit the state from interfering with or denying an individual's right to reproductive freedom, which includes a right to an abortion and a right to contraceptives. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Initiated Constitutional Amendment Proposition 26, Legalize Sports Betting on American Indian Lands Initiative The ballot measure would legalize sports betting at American Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks in California and enact a tax of 10 percent on profits derived from sports betting at racetracks. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Initiated Constitutional Amendment Proposition 27, Legalize Sports Betting and Revenue for Homelessness Prevention Fund Initiative If approved, the measure would legalize online and mobile sports betting for persons 21 years of age or older, establish regulations for the mobile sports betting industry, impose a 10% tax on sports betting revenues and licensing fees, and allocate tax revenue to an account for homelessness programs and an account for tribes not operating sports betting. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Initiated State Statute Proposition 28, Art and Music K-12 Education Funding Initiative If approved, the initiative would require an annual source of funding for K-12 public schools for arts and music education equal to, at minimum, 1% of the total state and local revenues that local education agencies receive under Proposition 98. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Initiated State Statute Proposition 29, Dialysis Clinic Requirements Initiative If approved, the initiative would require dialysis clinics to have at least one physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant while patients are being treated; report data on dialysis-related infections; and not discriminate against patients based on the source of payment for care. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Initiated State Statute Proposition 30, Tax on Income Above $2 Million for Zero-Emissions Vehicles and Wildfire Prevention Initiative If approved, the measure would increase the tax on personal income above $2 million by 1.75% and dedicate the revenue to zero-emission vehicle subsidies; zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, such as electric vehicle charging stations; and wildfire suppression and prevention programs. 11/8/2022 Pending
California Veto Referendum Proposition 31, Flavored Tobacco Products Ban Referendum Proponents of the veto referendum seek to overturn Senate Bill 793 (2020), which was designed to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and tobacco product flavor enhancers, with exceptions for hookah tobacco, loose-leaf tobacco, and premium cigars. Retailers would be fined $250 for each sale violating the law. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute Alcohol Delivery Service Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would allow retail establishments licensed to sell alcohol for off-site consumption to offer a delivery service or provide for a third-party alcohol delivery service. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Charitable Gaming Amendment The amendment would lower the number of years an organization must have existed before obtaining a charitable gaming license from five years to three years until January 1, 2025. After January 1, 2025, the amendment would allow the legislature to set in statute the length of time an organization must exist to obtain a charitable gaming license. Under the measure, managers and operators of gaming activities would be limited to earning minimum wage until July 1, 2024, at which time the provision limiting the compensation of managers and operators to the applicable minimum wage would be automatically repealed. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute Decriminalization and Regulated Access Program for Certain Psychedelic Plants and Fungi Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would define certain psychedelic plants and fungi as natural medicine, including dimethyltryptamine (DMT), ibogaine, mescaline (excluding peyote), psilocybin, and psilocyn; decriminalize the personal use, possession, growth, and transport of natural medicines for persons 21 years old and older; and create the Regulated Natural Medicine Access Program for licensed healing centers to administer natural medicine services. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute Dedicate Revenues to Fund Housing Projects Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would create the State Affordable Housing Fund and dedicate 0.01% of state income tax revenue to fund housing programs, 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute Grocery and Convenience Store Wine Sales Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would create a new fermented malt beverage and wine retailer license to allow grocery stores, convenience stores, and other businesses that are licensed to sell beer to also sell wine for off-site consumption. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Homestead Exemption to Surviving Spouses of U.S. Armed Forces Members and Veterans Amendment The amendment would extend the primary residence property tax exemption for disabled veterans to the surviving spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces who died in the line of duty or the spouse of a veteran who died from a service-related injury or disease if the surviving spouse receives dependency indemnity compensation from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The exemption would be for 50% of the first $200,000 of the actual value of the home. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Legislatively Referred State Statute Include Income Tax Effects in Initiative Ballot Language Measure This measure would require that the ballot title and fiscal summary for any ballot initiative that increases or decreases state income tax rates include a table showing the average tax change for tax filers in different income categories. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Legislatively Referred State Statute Reduce Income Tax Deduction Amounts to Fund School Meals Program Measure This measure would reduce income tax deduction caps from $30,000 for single filers and $60,000 for joint filers to $12,000 for single filers and $16,000 for joint filers. It would also decrease the income threshold at which the caps apply from $400,000 to $300,000. Existing deduction caps apply to itemized deductions. This measure would apply the caps to both itemized and standard deductions. State officials estimated these changes would increase state revenue by $100.7 million per year. The measure would create and fund the Healthy School Meals for All Program under the Department of Education to provide free school meals to all students in Colorado public schools, provide local food purchasing grants, and increase wages for employees that prepare and serve food. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute Retail Liquor Store Licenses Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would incrementally increase the number of retail liquor store licenses an individual may own or hold a share in, as follows: - up to eight licenses by December 31, 2026; - up to 13 licenses by December 31, 2031; - up to 20 licenses by December 31, 2036; and - an unlimited number of licenses on or after January 1, 2037. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Initiated State Statute State Income Tax Rate Reduction Initiative Decreases the state income tax rate from 4.55% to 4.40% (including for domestic and foreign C corporations) for tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2022. 11/8/2022 Pending
Colorado Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Twenty-Third Judicial District Amendment In 2020, the legislature enacted House Bill 1026, which was set to remove Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties from the 18th judicial district and create a new 23rd judicial district for those counties, effective January 7, 2025. Under the bill, the 23rd district was set to be comprised of eight judges while the 18th district was set to have seven judges removed, meaning the number of district court judges in the state was set to increase by one. This constitutional amendment would require the governor, by November 30, 2024, to designate judges from the 18th judicial district to serve in the newly created 23rd judicial district. Judges would be required to establish residence in the 23rd district by January 7, 2025. 11/8/2022 Pending
Connecticut Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Allow for Early Voting Amendment If passed, amends the state constitution to authorize the state legislature to provide by law for in-person early voting before an election. 11/8/2022 Pending
Florida Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 1, Disregard Flood Resistance Improvements in Property Value Assessments Measure Authorizes the state legislature to pass laws prohibiting flood resistance improvements to a home from being taken into consideration when determining a property's assessed value for property tax purposes. 11/8/2022 Pending
Florida Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 2, Abolish the Constitution Revision Commission Measure This amendment, if passed, seeks to dissolve the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. This Commission meets every 20 years to propose changes to the state's constitution and refer them to the statewide ballot for voter approval or rejection. 11/8/2022 Pending
Florida Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 3, Additional Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Certain Public Service Workers Measure The amendment would authorize the Florida State Legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption of $50,000 on the assessed value between $100,000 and $150,000, exempting that amount from all taxes other than school district taxes, for property owned by certain public service workers. Public service workers who could qualify for the additional exemption would include teachers, law enforcement officers, emergency medical personnel, firefighters, paramedics, active-duty members of the military and Florida National Guard, and state child welfare service employees. Those receiving the additional exemption would be required to annually provide proof of full-time qualifying employment. 11/8/2022 Pending
Georgia Legislatively Referred State Statute Merged Family-Owned Farms and Dairy and Eggs Tax Exemption Measure Amendment If passed, expands certain property tax exemptions provided for agricultural equipment and certain farm products to allow any entity that is a merger of two or more family-owned farms to qualify and extend the exemption to include dairy products and eggs. 11/8/2022 Pending
Georgia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Suspend Compensation for Assembly Members and Public Officials Indicted for a Felony Amendment If passed, this ballot measure would suspend compensation for the following public officials while the individual is suspended from office or being indicted for a felony. The public officials are any member of the General Assembly, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State School Superintendent, Commissioner of Insurance, Commissioner of Agriculture, or the Commissioner of Labor. 11/8/2022 Pending
Georgia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Temporary Property Tax Change for Disaster Areas Amendment The ballot measure would authorize local governments "to grant temporary tax relief," with additional details to be defined in statute, to properties that are damaged or destroyed due to a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area. 11/8/2022 Pending
Georgia Legislatively Referred State Statute Timber Equipment Exempt from Property Taxes Measure The ballot measure would exempt timber equipment from ad valorem property taxes on and after January 1, 2023. 11/8/2022 Pending
Idaho Initiated State Statute Income Tax Increases for Education Funding Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would amend state statute to increase the tax on income above $250,000 for individuals, trusts, and estates and above $500,000 for couples filing jointly to $16,097 plus 10.925%. The initiative would also increase the corporate income tax from 6% to 8%. The new tax brackets and tax rates would take effect on January 1, 2023. The initiative would also establish the Quality Education Fund. Revenues from the increased taxes would be deposited into the fund. The initiative requires that the funds be distributed to public school districts and charter schools according to their share of the state's average daily attendance during the previous school year. 11/8/2022 Pending
Idaho Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Legislative Authority to Call a Special Session Amendment If passed, the state constitution would be amended to allow the president pro tempore of the state Senate and the speaker of the state House to convene a special session of the Idaho State Legislature when receiving a joint written request from 60% of the members of each chamber. This ballot measure stipulates that the only topics to be discussed in this special session are the ones included in the written request. The measure also requires an organizational session on the first Thursday of December. 11/8/2022 Pending
Illinois Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment If passed, the amendment would establish a state constitutional right for employees to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their choosing to negotiate "wages, hours, and working conditions and to protect their economic welfare and safety at work." 11/8/2022 Pending
Iowa Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Adds a right to own and bear firearms to Iowa Constitution. If passed, the bill would require strict scrutiny for any alleged violations of the right brought before a court. 11/8/2022 Pending
Kansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment County Sheriff Election and Recall Amendment The amendment would amend the Kansas Constitution to require the election of county sheriffs in counties that had not abolished the office as of January 2022 and provide that sheriffs may be recalled from office or removed by a writ of quo warranto initiated by the attorney general. 11/8/2022 Pending
Kansas Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Legislative Veto or Suspension of Executive Agency Regulations Amendment The measure would amend the Kansas Constitution to add a section authorizing the Kansas State Legislature to provide by law for the revocation or suspension of any rule or regulation adopted by executive branch agencies or officers that have the force and effect of law. The amendment would require a simple majority vote of the members of the state legislature to revoke or suspend part or all of any rule or regulation. 11/8/2022 Pending
Kentucky Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Changes to Legislative Session End Dates and Special Sessions Amendment If passed, this bill would allow the state legislature to change the end dates of the legislative session through a 3/5ths vote. It also provides that a special legislative session up to 12 days may be called by the House Speaker or Senate President. The law goes into effect on July 1 in the year the act is passed or 90 days after it is signed by the governor, whichever is later. 11/8/2022 Pending
Kentucky Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment No Right to Abortion in Constitution Amendment If passed, the Kentucky State Constitution would be amended to say that nothing within the constitution creates the right to abortion or allows for government funding of abortion. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Adjustment of Ad Valorem Tax Rates Amendment This ballot measure hopes to provide that ad valorem tax rates can be increased by a two-thirds vote of a taxing authority up to the maximum rate allowed by the constitution until the authorized rate expires. The current law only allows for an increase up to the maximum authorized rate in effect the prior year. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Classified Civil Service Employee Public Support of Family Members' Campaign Amendment If passed, this amendment would allow classified service/civil service employees to publicly support the election campaigns of individuals in their immediate family when they are off duty. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Increase Maximum Amount Invested in Equities for Certain State Funds Amendment If passed, amends the state constitution to increase the portion of certain state funds that can be invested in stocks from 35% to 65%. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Limit on Assessed Value Increase of Reappraised Property in Orleans Parish Amendment If passed, limit the increase in the assessed value of residential property in Orleans Parish to 10% of the property's assessed value from the prior year beginning in 2023. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Property Tax Exemptions for Certain Disabled Veterans and Spouses Amendment Under the amendment, veterans with a service-related disability rating of 50% or more (but below 70%) would receive an additional property tax exemption of $2,500 of assessed value after the first $7,500 homestead property tax exemption, bringing their total exemption to $10,000. Veterans with a service-related disability rating of 70% or more (but below 100%) would receive an additional exemption of $4,500, bringing their total exemption to $12,000. The total assessed value of a property owned by a veteran that is totally disabled or that is rated as 100% unemployable by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs would be exempt from property taxes. The property tax exemptions would be extended to the surviving spouse of a deceased disabled veteran whether or not the exemption was claimed on the property prior to the veteran's death. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Remove Involuntary Servitude as Punishment for a Crime from Constitution Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would remove language in the state constitution that allows involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and add that "Slavery and involuntary servitude are prohibited." 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Remove Special Assessment Property Tax Annual Income Recertification for Permanently Disabled Homeowners Amendment Approval of the amendment would remove the requirement to annually recertify income for homeowners that are permanently and totally disabled in order to keep their special assessment level for property taxes. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Waiving Water Charges Amendment If passed, allows local governments to waive water charges for customers if water is lost due to water delivery infrastructure damages if damages are not caused by the customer's actions or failure to act. 11/8/2022 Pending
Maryland Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 1, Renaming of the Court of Appeals and Special Appeals Amendment Rename Maryland Court of Appeals to Supreme Court of Maryland. Renames Maryland Court of Special Appeals to Appellate Court of Maryland. Renames Judge of Maryland Court of Appeals to Justice of Supreme Court of Maryland. 11/8/2022 Pending
Maryland Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 2, Residency Requirement for State Legislators Amendment If passed, this measure would amend the constitution to include a requirement beginning in January 2024 that all candidates for state legislature maintain their primary residence in the district they wish to represent at least 6 months prior to date of election or for as long as the district has been in existence. All gendered language in the amended sections will become gender-neutral language. 11/8/2022 Pending
Maryland Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 3, Civil Jury Trials Amendment If passed, amends state constitution to increase from $15,000 to $25,000 the minimum amount in controversy that guarantees a right to a jury trial in civil cases. 11/8/2022 Pending
Maryland Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 4, Marijuana Legalization Amendment The measure would amend the Maryland Constitution to authorize individuals 21 years of age or older to use and possess marijuana. The added section also authorizes the Maryland General Assembly to "provide for the use, distribution, possession, regulation, and taxation of cannabis within the state." During the 2022 legislative session, the state legislature also passed the implementing legislation that would take effect once the amendment is adopted. 11/8/2022 Pending
Maryland Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 5, Requiring Howard County Circuit Court Judges to Serve on Orphan Court Amendment The amendment would include Howard County in the list of counties that requires circuit court judges to serve on their respective county's orphan's court. The list of counties currently includes Montgomery and Harford counties. The amendment would also remove the election requirement of three orphans' court judges in Howard County from the state constitution. Section 1 of Article XIV of the Maryland Constitution requires a simple majority vote in the state and the affected county in order for the amendment to pass. 11/8/2022 Pending
Massachusetts Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Question 1, Income Tax for Education and Transportation Amendment Amends the state constitution to create an additional 4% income tax for income over $1 million, in addition to existing 5% flat-rated income tax. Dedicate revenue raised to public education, roads and bridges, and transportation purposes. 11/8/2022 Pending
Massachusetts Indirect Initiated State Statute Question 2, Medical Loss Ratios for Dental Insurance Plans Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would establish a medical loss ratio for dental plans at 83% and require the insurer to refund the excess premium to its covered individuals and covered groups. 11/8/2022 Pending
Massachusetts Indirect Initiated State Statute Question 3, Changes to Alcohol Retail Licensing Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would increase the statewide limits on the combined number of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption that any one retailer could own or control. The measure would require retailers to conduct the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption through face-to-face transactions and would prohibit automated or self-checkout sales of alcoholic beverages by such retailers. 11/8/2022 Pending
Massachusetts Veto Referendum Question 4, Remove Proof of Citizenship or Immigration Status for Driver's License Applications Referendum If passed, this measure would uphold House Bill 4805, which allows applicants who cannot verify citizenship or immigration status to submit certain forms of identification to obtain a driver’s license or motor vehicle registration. 11/8/2022 Pending
Michigan Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposal 1, Legislative Term Limits and Financial Disclosure Amendment If approved, the amendment would change the term limits for state legislators from three 2-year terms (6 years) in the state House and two 4-year terms (8 years) in the state Senate to 12 combined years in the Legislature, and provide that elected state legislative and state executive officials must file annual financial disclosure reports on their income, assets, liabilities, gifts from lobbyists, positions held in certain organizations, and agreements on future employment. 11/8/2022 Pending
Michigan Initiated Constitutional Amendment Proposal 2, The Right to Voting Policies Amendment If approved, the amendment would change voting policies in Michigan to include: providing voters with the right to vote without harassment, interference, or intimidation; guaranteeing that military and overseas ballots postmarked by election day are counted; allowing for a signed affidavit, as an alternative to the existing photo ID requirement, to vote; authorizing voters to drop off absentee ballots at drop boxes; allowing for nine days of early voting; requiring public disclosure of donations from private entities that were used to pay for elections or audits. 11/8/2022 Pending
Michigan Initiated Constitutional Amendment Proposal 3, Right to Reproductive Freedom Initiative If approved, would provide a state constitutional right to reproductive freedom, which is defined as "the right to make and effectuate decisions about all matters relating to pregnancy, including but not limited to prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum care, contraception, sterilization, abortion care, miscarriage management, and infertility care." 11/8/2022 Pending
Missouri Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 1, State Treasurer Investment Authority Amendment Authorizes state treasurer to invest state funds in highly rated municipal securities. Allows state legislature to pass laws allowing treasurer to invest in "other reasonable and prudent financial instruments and securities." 11/8/2022 Pending
Missouri Initiated Constitutional Amendment Amendment 3, Marijuana Legalization Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would amend the state constitution to remove state prohibitions on the purchase, possession, consumption, use, delivery, manufacture, and sale of marijuana for personal use for adults over the age of twenty-one, and would also allow individuals with certain marijuana-related offenses to petition for release from prison or parole and probation and have their records expunged; along with imposing a six percent tax on the retail price of recreational marijuana. 11/8/2022 Pending
Missouri Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 4, Allow Legislature to Require a City to Increase Funding without State Reimbursement for a Police Force Established by State Board Amendment If approved, this amendment would allow the legislature to pass a law through December 2026 that requires a city to increase funding for a police force that was established by a state board of police commissioners without reimbursing that city. The amendment would provide an exception to an existing constitutional provision prohibiting the legislature from requiring the state to reimburse local governments for any new or increased service or activity the legislature requires. 11/8/2022 Pending
Missouri Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 5, Department of the National Guard Amendment This ballot measure would give the Missouri National Guard its own department in the state government. Currently, the Missouri National Guard is part of the Missouri Department of Public Safety. 11/8/2022 Pending
Missouri Automatic Ballot Referral Constitutional Convention Question This ballot measure, if passed, would support holding a constitutional convention. 11/8/2022 Pending
Montana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment C-48, Search Warrant for Electronic Data Amendment If passed, this measure would amend the state constitution to require a search warrant to access electronic data or communications. States that electronic data and electronic communications are secure from unreasonable searches and seizures. 11/8/2022 Pending
Montana Legislatively Referred State Statute LR-131, Medical Care Requirements for Born-Alive Infants Measure If passed, states that infants born alive at any stage of development are legal persons. Requires medical care to be provided to infants born alive on or after an induced labor, cesarean section, attempted abortion, or another method. Establishes a $50,000 fine and/or 20 years in prison as the maximum penalty for violating the law. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nebraska Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Amendment 1, Authorize Local Governments to Develop Commercial Air Travel Service Amendment The measure would amend the state constitution to authorize any city, county, or other political subdivision that operates an airport to spend revenue to develop commercial air travel at the local airport. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nebraska Initiated Constitutional Amendment Initiative 432, Photo Voter Identification Initiative If approved, would amend the state constitution to require valid photo identification in order to vote and authorize the state legislature to pass laws to specify the photo identification requirements. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nebraska Initiated State Statute Initiative 433, Minimum Wage Increase Initiative If passed, this measure would incrementally increase the state's minimum wage from $9 to $15 by 2026 and annually adjust the minimum wage thereafter by the cost of living. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nevada Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Equal Rights Amendment If passed, adds language to the Nevada Constitution that prohibits the denial or abridgment of rights on an account of an individual's race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, ancestry, or national origin. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nevada Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Minimum Wage Amendment Amends the constitution to increase minimum wage for all employees in Nevada to $12 per hour by July 1, 2024. Removes the existing annual inflation adjustments to the minimum wage. Allows the state legislature to pass a minimum wage law setting the rater higher than the constitutionally mandated minimum. 11/8/2022 Pending
Nevada Initiated Constitutional Amendment Top-Five Ranked Choice Voting Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would establish open top-five primaries and ranked-choice voting for general elections, which would apply to congressional, gubernatorial, state executive offices, and state legislative elections. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Hampshire Automatic Ballot Referral Constitutional Convention Question If passed, a constitutional convention would be held. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Hampshire Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Register of Probate Elimination Amendment If approved, this measure would eliminate the register of probate offices, as well as all references to it within the New Hampshire Constitution 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Appointed Judge Elections Amendment If passed, this amendment would provide that an appointed judge shall be up for election at the first general election one year after being appointed. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Funds for Household Services Infrastructure Amendment Authorizes the legislature to appropriate state funds for infrastructure that provides household services, including internet, electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater through a majority vote in each chamber. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Land Grant Permanent Fund Distribution for Early Childhood Education Amendment Allocates 1.25% of the five-year average of year-end market values of the money in the Land Grand Permanent Fund to early childhood education and the public school permanent fund. Provides the allocation would not occur if the average year-end market value for the preceding five years of the LGPF fund balance was below $17 billion. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Bond Issue Public Education Bond Issue The bond measure would issue no more than $215,986,000 in general obligation bonds to make capital improvements for higher education, special schools, and tribal schools. A general obligation bond is public debt and is paid for through state funds, specifically funds from a statewide property tax in New Mexico. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Bond Issue Public Libraries Bond Issue The bond measure would issue no more than $19,266,000 in general obligation bonds for library improvements at public libraries, public school libraries, academic libraries and tribal libraries statewide. 11/8/2022 Pending
New Mexico Bond Issue Senior Citizens Facilities Bond Issue The bond issue would issue almost $24.5 million in bonds to make capital improvements for certain senior citizen facilities across the state. 11/8/2022 Pending
New York Bond Issue Environment and Climate Change Projects Bond Measure Issue $3 billion in general obligations for projects related to the environment, natural resources, water infrastructure, and climate change. 11/8/2022 Pending
North Dakota Initiated State Statute Marijuana Legalization Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would legalize the use and possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 years old and older, allow individuals to grow up to three marijuana plants, and require the Department of Health and Human Services to establish rules regulating adult use marijuana by October 1, 2023. 11/8/2022 Pending
North Dakota Initiated Constitutional Amendment Term Limits for Governor and State Legislators If approved, would limit the governor to serving two four-year terms and limiting state legislators to serving eight years in the state House and eight years in the state Senate. 11/8/2022 Pending
Ohio Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Citizenship Voting Requirement Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would prohibit local governments from allowing persons who lack the qualifications of an elector to vote in local elections. 11/8/2022 Pending
Ohio Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Determining Bail Amount Based on Public Safety Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would require state judges to "use factors such as public safety, including the seriousness of the offense, and a person's criminal record" when setting amounts and conditions of bail. 11/8/2022 Pending
Oregon Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Measure 111, Right to Healthcare Amendment If passed, this amendment would add a section to the state constitution establishing a right to "cost-effective, clinically appropriate and affordable healthcare" for every Oregon resident. 11/8/2022 Pending
Oregon Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Measure 112, Remove Slavery as Punishment for Crime from Constitution Amendment If passed, the amendment would remove language in the Oregon constitution that allows the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as criminal punishments. It would also add language into the constitution authorizing an Oregon court or a probation or parole board to order alternatives to incarceration for a convicted individual as part of their sentencing. 11/8/2022 Pending
Oregon Initiated Constitutional Amendment Measure 113, Exclusion from Re-election for Legislative Absenteeism Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would disqualify legislators from re-election following the end of their term if they are absent from 10 legislative floor sessions without permission or excuse. 11/8/2022 Pending
Oregon Initiated State Statute Measure 114, Changes to Firearm Ownership and Purchase Requirements Initiative If approved by voters, this measure would require permits issued by local law enforcement to buy a firearm; require photo ID, fingerprints, safety training, criminal background check, and fee payment to apply for a permit; and prohibit manufacturing, importing, purchasing, selling, possessing, using, or transferring ammunition magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds and make violations a class A misdemeanor. 11/8/2022 Pending
South Carolina Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Capital Reserve Fund Increase Amendment If approved, the amendment would increase the Capital Reserve Fund from 2% to 3% of state general fund revenue and provide that the first use of the Capital Reserve Fund is to offset midyear budget reductions. 11/8/2022 Pending
South Carolina Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment General Reserve Fund Increase Amendment If approved, the amendment would increase the General Reserve Fund amount from 5% to 7% of state general fund revenue incrementally by one-half percent each year. 11/8/2022 Pending
South Dakota Initiated Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment D, Medicaid Expansion Initiative If passed, this initiative would amend the state constitution to require the state to provide Medicaid benefits to adults between 18 and 65 with incomes below 133% of the federal poverty level beginning June 1, 2023. 11/8/2022 Pending
South Dakota Initiated State Statute Initiated Measure 27, Marijuana Legalization Initiative If approved, this measure would legalize marijuana use, possession, and distribution for individuals 21 years old and older. 11/8/2022 Pending
Tennessee Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Acting Government Amendment If passed, this amendment would provide a process, along with a line of succession, for an acting governor when the elected governor is unable to perform the office's power and duties. It provides a process for how an acting governor attains the position. 11/8/2022 Pending
Tennessee Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Remove Religious Minister Disqualification Amendment Would remove Section 1 of Article IX of the Constitution that disqualifies religious ministers from being elected to the Tennessee General Assembly. 11/8/2022 Pending
Tennessee Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Remove Slavery as Punishment for Crime from Constitution Amendment If passed, this amendment would remove language from the state constitution that allows the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as criminal punishments. In its place, the amendment would put in "Slavery and involuntary servitude are forever prohibited." 11/8/2022 Pending
Tennessee Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Right-to-Work Amendment If passed, amends the state constitution to add a new section to make it illegal for workplaces to require mandatory labor union membership for employees as a condition for employment. 11/8/2022 Pending
Utah Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Emergency Session Appropriation Limits Amendment If this amendment passes, it would increase the limit on appropriations the state legislature can make in an emergency session from 1 percent of the previous fiscal year's budget to 5 percent. It would exempt emergency federal funding from the limit and exempt any appropriations that decrease total spending for the year from the limit. 11/8/2022 Pending
Vermont Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposal 2, Prohibit Slavery and Indentured Servitude Amendment This amendment attempts to amend the state constitution to repeal language stating persons can be held as servants, slaves, or apprentices with the person's consent or "for the payment of debts, damages, fines, costs, or the like." It would also add into the constitution that slavery and indentured servitude in any form are prohibited. 11/8/2022 Pending
Vermont Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Proposal 5, Right to Personal Reproductive Autonomy Amendment If passed, this amendment would add into the Vermont Constitution language protecting the right to personal reproductive autonomy. The amendment also prohibits government infringement unless justified by a compelling state interest. 11/8/2022 Pending
Washington Advisory Question Advisory Vote 39, Aircraft Fuel Tax Increase Nonbinding Question This measure is a non-binding question asking voters to advise the legislature on whether to uphold or repeal House Bill 5974, a tax increase on aircraft fuel from 11 cents to 18 cents per gallon, generating an estimated $14 million in the first ten years. 11/8/2022 Pending
Washington Advisory Question Advisory Vote 40, Transportation Network Companies Tax Nonbinding Question This measure is a non-binding question asking voters to advise the legislature on whether to uphold or repeal House Bill 2076, which taxes transportation network companies. 11/8/2022 Pending
West Virginia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Authorize Tax Exemptions for Vehicles and Personal Property Used for Business Amendment The measure would amend Article X of the West Virginia Constitution to exempt tangible personal property (machinery, equipment, and inventory) used for business activity and personal property tax on motor vehicles from ad valorem property taxes. 11/8/2022 Pending
West Virginia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Incorporation of Religious Denominations and Churches Amendment This bill amends the Constitution to authorize the state legislature to pass laws to incorporate churches and religious denominations. Currently, West Virginia is the only state where incorporate churches and religious denominations is prohibited. 11/8/2022 Pending
West Virginia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Legislative Approval of the State Board of Education Rules Amendment The measure would require the State Board of Education to submit its rules or policies to the legislature to approve, amend, or repeal. 11/8/2022 Pending
West Virginia Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment No Court Authority over Impeachment Amendment Amends the constitution to say that no state court has authority over impeachment proceedings by the state legislature. The amendment also supports that no court can review any impeachment judgements made by the state Senate. 11/8/2022 Pending
Wyoming Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment A, Local Government Stock Investing Amendment If passed, allows state legislature to provide by law for local governments to invest funds in stocks and equities. Requires a two-thirds vote of legislature to establish or increase the percentage of funds the government could invest. 11/8/2022 Pending
Wyoming Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Judicial Retirement Age Amendment The amendment would increase the mandatory judicial retirement age from 70 to 75 for state supreme court justices and district court judges. 11/8/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Citizen Requirement for Voting Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would add a section to the Louisiana Constitution that says, "No person who is not a citizen of the United States shall be allowed to register and vote in this state." 12/10/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Senate Confirmation for Appointees to State Civil Service Commission Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would require senate confirmation of gubernatorial appointees to the State Civil Service Commission. 12/10/2022 Pending
Louisiana Legislatively Referred Constitutional Amendment Senate Confirmation for Appointees to State Police Commission Amendment If approved by voters, the amendment would require senate confirmation of gubernatorial appointees to the State Police Commission. 12/10/2022 Pending